Cheese, Olive and Ham Bread

I knew immediately upon hearing about Dorie Greenspan’s new cookbook, Around My French Table, that I would be absolutely enamored with it since her Baking: From My Home to...

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Beer and Pretzel Soft Caramel Candies

Pretzels have been a snacking companion to cold beers for ages. Combining them into a candy? Absolutely, without-a-doubt, genius. Caramel is made with one bottle of beer, part of...

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The Weekend Dish: 10/9/2010

I can’t believe we’re already heading into the middle of October; time sure does fly! I celebrated the cool weather last weekend with a big pot of stew, fresh...

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The Baked Brownie

The famed Baked brownie. Oprah says it’s one of her favorite things. America’s Test Kitchens says its their favorite brownie. I don’t put much stock in Oprah, but America’s...

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Pittsburgh, in a Sandwich

I receive emails from time to time from readers who find themselves traveling through or visiting Pittsburgh, with questions about where to eat. Now, Pittsburgh has a great deal...

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Garlic Knots

For as much as I absolutely adore bread in all of its magnificent forms, I rarely make rolls. Sometimes I will make a batch of sweet dinner rolls to...

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Russian Pound Cake

There is something tremendously comforting about pound cake. It’s dense, buttery and, if baked correctly, supremely moist. This particular pound cake is kind of like pound cake on steroids....

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