Recipes

Brownies

Brownies

This is my all-time best-received American recipe in Europe. I know I’m not alone; I had the great pleasure of reading David Lebovitz’s Sweet…

Mini Apple Cakes

Mini Apple Cakes

I’m in a dizzying rush of parties, relatives and holiday baking, but I wanted to post a quick and fantastic apple cake recipe that…

Thanksgiving in a Box

Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday. It’s not all apparently wrapped up in frantic consumerism nor blind patriotism nor any particular religion, though of…

Fall Pumpkin and Pear Soup

Fall Pumpkin and Pear Soup

Nothing says autumn like pumpkin, and I’ve never found a recipe that exalts it’s fall-ness as much as this one. Pumpkins… pears… oven… roasted……

New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder

I’m neither from New England nor particularly fond of clams, but I made this soup strictly in the interests of “research,” and was very…