Posts tagged sweets
Classic Banana Bread

I think I've made it clear before that I like my sweets and desserts one way: the classic and original way. There are exceptions, of course, but I'm an old school gal when it comes to baking. Real sugar, full fat, and not much extra added in. This banana bread fits the bill. It's the recipe my grandma has been making for years, and it's remained one of my favorites...

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Rhubarb crostata

Rhubarb is one of my favorite things on earth. And like Thanksgiving dinner, and corn on the cob, and egg nog, rhubarb is one of those elusive things you only have a certain time of year, thus adding to its appeal. There's nothing else quite like it in its tang, sweetness, and earthiness. My grandma's rhubarb pie is next level, and it's one of my life goals to perfect it in all its glory. This rustic crostata that I made with her pie crust is a good start... 

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Chocolate chip cookies with flaky sea salt

There is a huge range of chocolate chip cookie recipes out there, and I’ve tried my hand at many of them. I think people have their biases and their preferences, and all of mine happen to align with this particular cookie. There is a place in the world for all the different kinds of cookies, but this particular recipe produces a tried and true version that is soft, chewy, salty, and a little bit pillowy and crinkly, with a serious cookie-dough flavor.

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