Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

We have Heather Baird at SprinkleBakes to thank for this excellent recipe. It’s perfect for cut-out cookies as the dough holds its shape beautifully.  Print clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram...
Shortcrust Pastry

Shortcrust Pastry

Few recipes cause as much anxiety as those for pastry—it seems sometimes that there are as many pastry recipes as there are cooks. The key to successful pastry is matching the correct type of pastry to the filling. That and keeping the ingredients as cold as possible....
Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares

If you love lemon meringue pie and lemon curd, you’ll adore lemon squares. They’re a cinch to make, but don’t neglect to take the few extra minutes to thicken the filling on the stovetop before layering it over the partially baked shortbread. You...
Better-Than-Crack-Brownie Cake

Better-Than-Crack-Brownie Cake

Another joint birthday has come and gone. My youngest daughter, Lauren, and I both have birthdays in February, only two days apart; we have been sharing a cake ever since she was a tot. Back in the day, before Lauren became a professional chef trained by Marc Thuet,...