All Butter Pie Crust with Almonds

With the substitution of almond flour for part of the wheat flour, this recipe makes a truly special pie crust for sweet pies. This recipe make enough pie dough for one 10-inch pie, top and bottom crust.

Almond Crescent Cookies

Almond crescent cookies recipe. Almond crescents, little almond cookies shaped into crescents and dusted with powdered sugar.

Amaretti Cookies

Italian amaretti cookie recipe. Small, crunchy, chewy-inside, macaroon-like cookies made with almond flour, egg whites, and sugar.

Anadama Bread

Traditional New England Anandama bread, a dark yeast bread made with flour, cornmeal, and molasses.

Apple Carrot Cupcake

Moist and delicious apple carrot spice cupcakes with a goat cheese and cream cheese frosting.

Apple Coffee Cake

Delicious apple coffee cake recipe. Perfect apple cake for the Jewish High Holidays.

Apple Cranberry Pie

This apple cranberry pie recipe is the perfect apple pie for Thanksgiving, and what we make every year. Flakey buttery crust, spiced apples mixed with dried cranberries and brandy.

Apple Turnovers

Simple apple turnovers with diced tart apples, currants, walnuts, sugar and cinnamon, baked in puff pastry.

Apple Upside Down Cake

Upside down apple cake with caramel sauce and apple wedges in a flour cornmeal batter.

Applesauce Spice Cake

Easy applesauce spice cake, made with applesauce, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, cloves, walnuts, and raisins.

Baklava

Baklava pastry recipe, layers of phyllo dough filled with honey, walnuts and pistachios.

Banana Bread

Moist and delicious classic banana bread recipe. Easy to make, no need for a mixer! Ripe bananas, butter, sugar, egg, vanilla, baking soda, and flour.

Banana Nut Muffins

If time and waistline permitted, I could wake up every morning to these banana nut muffins. Banana nut muffin recipe with ripe bananas, walnuts, sugar, egg, flour, espresso.

Banana Sheet Cake

Easy banana sheet cake with cream cheese frosting, perfect for a large gathering.

Benne Wafers

Traditional South Carolina benne wafers, thin, crispy, toasted sesame seed cookies.

Blondies

Quick and easy blondie recipe. Like brownies in shape and texture, blondies are flavored with brown sugar in place of chocolate. Delicious!

Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry buckle recipe, an old-fashioned single layered cake, peppered with blueberries, and topped with a streusel topping.

Blueberry Cake

Lovely blueberry cake recipe, simple single layer cake made with two cups of fresh blueberries.

Blueberry Muffins

Fabulous blueberry muffins recipe - light, fluffy, and packed with blueberries. An all time favorite.

Blueberry Pie

Simple, classic blueberry pie recipe, perfect for the summer blueberry season.

Boston Brown Bread

Classic Boston brown bread studded with raisins and steamed in a coffee can.

Boysenberry Pie

Homemade boysenberry pie recipe with fresh off-the-vine boysenberries, a cross between blackberries, loganberries, and raspberries.

Butterscotch Cookies

Crispy, crunchy butterscotch cookies made with brown sugar and browned butter. Perfect for dipping!

Buttery Apple Torte

Italian apple torte, a single layer buttery cake filled with apple slices.

Caramelized Nut Tart

Do you love nuts? This nut tart recipe combines walnuts, pecans, and almonds, in a caramel filling, served in a buttery crust.

Caraway Soda Bread

Irish soda bread with flour, baking soda, buttermilk, and caraway seeds. Easy to make, no need for a mixer.

Carrot Cake

Our favorite carrot cake recipe, with walnuts, coconut, and pineapple, and a cream cheese frosting.

Cheese Biscuits

Quick and easy biscuits filled with Parmesan cheese, black pepper, and scallions. An ideal bread for a picnic, dinner party, or for last minute guests.

Cheesy Skillet Cornbread

Cornbread packed with cheese, onions, whole corn, and flavored with bacon drippings. Cooked in a cast iron skillet.

Cherry Clafouti

Fresh cherries baked in a custard-like base with slivered almonds and a splash of Amaretto, then lightly dusted with powdered sugar.

Chiffon Pumpkin Pie

A truly special pumpkin pie with a jelled pumpkin and meringue filling and a gingersnap cookie crust.

Chinese Chews

Chinese chews, a sweet treat made with chopped dates and walnuts, and sprinkled with powdered sugar.

Chocolate Guinness Cake

Rich, moist, chocolate cake spiked with stout beer. Malty, sweet, and perfect for a St. Patrick's day party.

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Chocolate zucchini bread that's rich, moist, and with a tender crumb. Made with cocoa powder for extra chocolate intensity.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Tried and true moist chocolate zucchini cake with shredded zucchini, orange peel, pecans and a sugar glaze.

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut macaroons, sweet coconut cookies that are slightly crunchy on the outside, with a secret ingredient to make them extra smooth on the inside.

Cowboy Cookies

Laura Bush's kitchen sink cowboy cookies, with oatmeal, pecans, coconut, and chocolate chips.

Cranberry Nut Bread

Moist and delicious cranberry nut bread with chopped cranberries, walnuts, and hints of orange.

Double Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes made with vanilla beans in both the cupcake and the buttercream frosting.

Easy Brazilian Cheese Bread

Simple and gluten-free Brazilian cheese bread, or Pão de Queijo, made with tapioca flour, milk, eggs, olive oil, and cheese.

Extra Thick Apple Pie

Also called mile-high apple pie, this extra thick apple pie is stacked high with apples, not overly sweet, and has a buttery crust. The problem with baking thick apple pies is that the apples shrink as they cook, leaving a gap between the crust and the apples, which usually collapses upon cooling. The trick is to gently cook the apples first, so that they do their reducing before they go in the pie.

Fig Galette

Rustic fig galette with a simple butter crust, a layer of marmalade, and quartered fresh mission figs.

Garlic Knots

A classic Italian pizzeria snack, garlic knots are strips of pizza dough tied in a knot, baked and then topped with melted butter, garlic and parsley.

Giant Ginger Cookies

Extra large ginger cookies, with ground ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and molasses.

Ginger Almond Biscotti

Ginger almond biscotti cookie recipe with ginger and toasted almonds, as well as cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and all spice. Perfect for dipping in coffee.

Ginger Scones

Super gingery buttermilk scones, made with both candied and fresh ginger, with a hint of lemon.

Gingerbread Cake

Old-fashioned gingerbread cake loaded with three kinds of ginger, spices, honey and molasses.

Gingerbread Man Cookies

No cookie says Christmas more than a gingerbread man cookie. A classic gingerbread men cookie recipe.

Gingered Lemon Bars

Like lemon bars? Try this delicious lemon bars recipe with candied ginger in the shortbread crust.

Gingersnap Cookies

Ultra-thin gingersnap cookies with molasses and ground ginger, baked until lightly browned and crispy.

Glazed Lemon Bread

Lemon loaf cake with touches of cardamom and honey, with lemon, sugar, and honey glaze.

Gluten-free Pumpkin Cupcakes

Spicy, moist, sweet pumpkin cupcakes with a cream cheese maple syrup butter frosting. Uses Red Mill gluten-free flour mix made from potato starch, garbanzo flour, tapioca flour, sorghum, and fava.

Grandma’s Oatmeal Cookies

Grandma's favorite oatmeal cookie recipe, with oats, brown sugar, white sugar, flour, shortening, walnuts and raisins (optional on the raisins).

Green Chile Cornbread

Flavorful and moist green chile cornbread, packed with corn, cheese, and Anaheim or Hatch green chiles.

Homemade Pizza

Classic homemade pizza recipe, including pizza dough and toppings, step-by-step instructions with photos. Make perfect pizza at home!

Hot Cross Buns

Traditional Good Friday treat, hot cross buns, slightly sweet yeast-leavened buns, spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves, and speckled with currants, citron, and orange zest.

Hummingbird Cake

Classic Southern cake made with bananas, pineapple, chopped pecans, and topped with a cream cheese frosting. And more pecans.

Irish Soda Bread

Quick and easy Irish soda bread recipe with flour, baking soda, salt, buttermilk, raisins, an egg, and a touch of sugar.

Jalapeño Cornbread

Spicy jalapeño cornbread with jalapenos, jack cheese, whole corn kernels, cornmeal and flour.

Lemon Ginger Muffins

Light and fluffly lemon ginger muffins, with fresh ginger and lemon zest, and a lemon juice sugar glaze.

Lemon Tart

Positively scrumptious lemon tart with lemon curd, candied lemon peel, and an almond-hinted shortbread crust.

Maple Cookies

Soft and chewy cookies with maple syrup and walnuts.

Marion Blackberry Shortcake

Berry shortcake recipe made with sweet marion blackberries, or marionberries. Several biscuit recipes, including a scratch biscuit recipe, recipe for Bisquick biscuits, and a gluten-free biscuit recipe.

Monster Cookies

Monster cookies, the kitchen-sink of cookies, with M and Ms, chocolate chips, peanut butter, nuts, and toffee bits.

Oatmeal Soda Bread

Oatmeal soda bread, a quick bread made with finely ground rolled oats, flour, buttermilk, an egg, and leavened with baking soda.

Old Fashioned Apple Pie

Old fashioned apple pie recipe with 3 pounds of sliced cooking apples, sugar, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla and brandy, baked up in an all-butter crust.

Orange Bread

Orange quick bread with fresh grated orange zest, golden raisins, and an optional orange lemon glaze.

Orange Cornmeal Cake

Orange cornmeal cake recipe, kind of a cross between a coffee cake and cornbread. Light, moist, not too sweet.

Orange Poppy Seed Cookies

Do you like lemon poppy seed cookies? Then you'll love these orange poppyseed cookies, flavored with fresh orange zest and poppy seeds.

Patricia’s Holiday Fruitcake

Fabulous holiday fruitcake recipe with dates, raisins, walnuts, glazed cherries, and orange zest. Christmas fruitcake recipe.

Peach Cobbler

Peach cobbler, easy and delicious, prepared with ripe yellow peaches, lemon, nutmeg, and a crumbled dough topping.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy to make, classic peanut butter cookie recipe, made with flour, sugar, butter, egg, and peanut butter.

Pear Ginger Maple Pie

Pear pie with streusel topping, filled with chopped pears and accented with candied ginger and maple syrup. A perfectly delicious autumn pie.

Pear Tart

Delicate and delicious pear tart, thinly sliced Bosc pears arranged over frangipane almond paste, glazed with apricot jam, in an all-butter crust.

Pear Tarte Tatin

French classic, tarte tatin aux poires, upside down pear tart with flakey pastry crust.

Pecan Pie

Traditional pecan pie recipe using fresh pecans, molasses, corn syrup, brown sugar, and eggs.

Peppermint Bark Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate-y, chewy, almost brownie-ish chocolate cookies peppered with white chocolate peppermint bark chips. Perfect chocolate cookie recipe for the holidays.

Perfect Cheesecake

Beautiful, classic cheesecake, tangy and sweet, with a velvety smooth and rich texture.

Perfect Pie Crust

Several pie crust recipes - an all butter pie crust, or pate brisee, an all butter crust with almonds, combining butter and shortening crust, and how to pre-bake or blind-bake a pie crust.

Persimmon Cookies

Spicy persimmon cookies recipe made with ripe Hachiya persimmons and with a persimmon orange sugar glaze.

Persimmon Pudding Cake

Rich and wonderful persimmon pudding cake, made with hachiya persimmon pulp, eggs, butter, milk, vanilla, flour, sugar, spices, and chopped nuts.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

The best pineapple upside down cake recipe ever. No kidding. Caramel topping with pineapple rounds over a dense cake with almond flour.

Plum Cobbler

Easy and delicious classic plum cobbler, using Santa Rosa plums, topped with a biscuity cobbler topping.

Poppy Seed Kolache

Classic Czechoslovakian kolache pastry, with a poppy seed filling. Minnesota style, the pastry is folded up on itself.

Pumpkin Biscotti

Easy pumpkin biscotti recipe. Crunchy biscotti cookies, perfect for coffee-dipping, spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.

Pumpkin Bread

What to do with leftover pumpkin? Make pumpkin bread of course! Easy pumpkin bread recipe with pumpkin puree and walnuts, and spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice.

Pumpkin Cookies

Soft and moist pumpkin cookies, with rolled oats, pumpkin puree, pumpkin seeds, dried currants, and spiced with cinnamon and cardamon.

Pumpkin Ginger Nut Muffins

Pumpkin muffins recipe, with nuts, spiced with ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice. Quick and easy to make.

Pumpkin Gingerbread

Perfect for the holidays, richly flavored pumpkin gingerbread made with pumpkin purée, flour, butter, ginger, molasses, brown sugar, and lots of spices.

Raspberry Walnut Tart

Raspberry tart with a shortbread crust, chopped walnuts, raspberries, and custardy filling.

Rhubarb Ginger Galette

Rustic rhubarb tart recipe, easy to make, perfect for spring. Slice rhubarb with candied ginger and sugar filling in an unstructured butter-crust.

Rustic Apricot Tart

Rustic apricot tart, with cardamom and chipotle powder to give it its unique flavor. Baked on the grill, perfect for a hot summer day when you don't want to heat up the kitchen.

Rustic Onion Tart

Rustic onion tart with caramelized red onions, Gruyere cheese, and an all-butter crust.

Snickerdoodles

Classic snickerdoodle cookie recipe, cinnamon sugar topped cookies, crackly on the outside while pliable on the inside.

Soda Bread Biscuits

Like mini Irish soda breads, these biscuits are made with flour, baking soda, sugar, butter, and buttermilk. Add-ins like raisins and caraway seeds optional.

St. Lucia Saffron Buns

Swedish Christmastime favorite, saffron infused S shaped sweet rolls, for St. Lucia Day.

Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

Tart with fresh strawberries, macerated in sugar, over a creamy mascarpone base and brushed with a balsamic glaze.

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler

Easy-to-make strawberry rhubarb cobbler. Strawberries, rhubarb, sugar, orange peel baked with a biscuit-like cobbler crust topping. Serve with whipped cream.

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

The best strawberry rhubarb pie recipe! Sweet fresh strawberries paired with tart rhubarb and a hint of orange zest.

Strawberry Shortcake

Old-fashioned strawberry shortcake recipe, with fresh strawberries, sliced and macerated in sugar, spooned over freshly baked biscuits, topped with whipped cream.

Suzanne’s Best Brownies

The best chocolate brownie recipe, with flour, cocoa, eggs, sugar, butter, pecans, and a touch of almond extract.

Swedish Coffee Bread

Swedish coffee bread, a slightly sweet yeast bread flavored with cardamom, and either braided or made into a wreath-shaped pastry.

Sweet Potato Pie with Pecan Topping

Holiday sweet potato pie with a pecan topping. Sweet potatoes baked with eggs, brown sugar, maple syrup and spices into a pre-baked butter pie crust, topped with pecans.

Thumbprint Cookies

Buttery shortbread-ish cookies with thumbprint indentation filled with your favorite jam. Perfect for the holidays.

Walnut Maple Pie

Walnut pie, similar to pecan pie, with fresh chopped walnuts, in a custardy base, sweetened with maple syrup.

Walnut Mocha Torte

German-style torte made with ground walnuts, whipped eggs, and bread crumbs, and a mocha whipped cream frosting.

Zucchini Bread

A delicious, easy-to-make, moist zucchini bread recipe, with freshly grated zucchini, cinnamon, nutmeg, and optional walnuts and dried cranberries or raisins.

Zucchini Muffins

The best zucchini bread muffins ever. Moist, sweet, packed with shredded zucchini, walnuts, dried cranberries, and spiced with vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg.