Skip to Content

No-Knead Brioche: the easiest & best brioche there is

This no-knead brioche looks rather simple and unassuming. But, oh, this stuff makes me go weak in the knees. It is, easily, one of my favorite treats. I hear from lots of people who are intimidated by baking anything with yeast. And brioche has a reputation for being more challenging than most breads. But this …

Read More about No-Knead Brioche: the easiest & best brioche there is

Butterscotch-Glazed Espresso Shortbread Cookies

Hi there. Things here have been mercifully quiet. Slowly, we’re getting our new place put together. We reassembled the dishwasher. We put books on the shelves. We determined that we, do, in fact, need more bookshelves. We’re daydreaming about built-ins and a library ladder. We’re learning the rhythms of this new space. I’ve been listening to …

Read More about Butterscotch-Glazed Espresso Shortbread Cookies

Lime Meltaways, delicate buttery cookies

Here. Have a cookie. These cookies are delicate, buttery and limey. True to their name, they are meltingly tender from a generous amount of confectioners’ sugar and a little bit of cornstarch. Apart from the addition of lime juice and zest in the dough, these are much like many slice-and-bake butter cookies (and some of …

Read More about Lime Meltaways, delicate buttery cookies