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Making homemade apple strudel calls for some bare-knuckle baking
Apple strudel is a trifecta of desserts: It's fun to say ("struuuu-dle"), fun to eat and — trust us — fun to make.
Got beets? Got zucchini? Then you have the secrets to tasty quick breads
August 16, 2017
No sneaky nutrition here. Vegetables are proud ingredients in these quick breads.
Making your own Danish pastries is like taking a mini-vacation – with butter
June 7, 2017
Tender Danish pastries are glorious to eat, but making your own can be good for your mental health.
July 26, 2017
Piecaken — yes, a pie inside a cake! — gets a makeover that kids can bake
How do you get a pie inside a cake? Let your kids figure out this puzzle of a dessert challenge.
May 4, 2017
Swirls of light and dark rye dough make a looker of a loaf
The swirls and curves of dark and light rye add some pizazz where it's least expected, especially with sandwiches.
March 22, 2017
We're all ears for British arlettes, a treat we know as elephant ears
No matter what you call these crisp and flaky wafers of sugary, cinnamony, buttery pastry, they are both a bit technical and a little challenging. But they're delicious.
March 15, 2017
Recipe: Butter Roasted Leeks
Butter Roasted Leeks Serves 4 to 6. Note: Pair these with roast chicken or toss with pasta, fold into an omelet or strew on pizza.…
February 15, 2017
Gather round – we're making empanadas
Some foods are made for a crowd. To consume them, yes, but also to make them. Empanadas are one of those foods.
November 9, 2016
Baking Central: Pull-apart bread brings beauty, flavor to Thanksgiving
Some creative rolling results in a buttery pull-apart bread that doubles as an edible centerpiece.
September 21, 2016
Baking Central: Onion bialys bring bit of Eastern Europe to Minnesota table
Chewy, savory bialys can jazz up your bread basket, and are a perfect pairing with fall soups.
July 21, 2016
Baking Central: Blueberries add big flavor to Baby Dutch Babies
Don't worry; these puffs are meant to deflate, making room for a blueberry compote.
June 23, 2016
Easy-to-make pie crusts practically scream summer
Here are three pies that accommodate summer's desire for ease, mostly because their crusts are the essence of simplicity.
May 18, 2016
You've seen kouign amann at the bakery; now bake it at home
Say "queen uh-mahn" and stand back for the stampede for a pastry that's both gooey and crackling with crisp edges.
April 27, 2016
Want to bake? Here's a list of essential tools you'll need
Whether you're a beginning baker or know your way around a cupcake, here's a list of essential tools for baking success.
April 20, 2016
Choose the right equipment for baking
For novice bakersMeasuring cups for dry ingredients: Enable you to level off ingredients at the rim for accurate amounts. Remember to never pack…
March 16, 2016
Gallery: A fresh start for eclairs
Baking Central brings something new to the Easter brunch table with savory eclairs filled with scrambled eggs and a selection of accompaniments.
March 16, 2016
Baking Central: Eclairs take their place as savory fresh starts for breakfast
Whether you're looking for a new twist for Easter morning, or for any morning that could use a boost, savory éclairs offer a delicious variation on the usual toast or English muffins.
February 17, 2016
Baking Central: Mix it up with a new twist on marble cake
Marble cake is a classic, combining two flavors in one bite. We've made it even tastier with a third.
January 15, 2016
Making croissants is simply following steps – and using great butter
Home-baked croissants are possible – yes, they are – and may prove a perfect activity for a chilly winter weekend. Just follow the steps.
January 15, 2016
Homemade granola bars move past hippie origins, become mainstream snack
There still are good bars out there, but why not make your own? It's easy, thriftier and the bars can be customized for everyone in the house.
January 15, 2016
Rosy Posy Apple Tarts combine trendy apple roses with creamy cheese filling
Apple roses, one of this year's hottest baking trends, find a delicious new home atop a flaky cream-cheese-filled pastry.
July 15, 2015
Baking Central: Pound cake, grilled or plain, makes a great summer dessert
Is this a true pound cake? Views may differ. But it's delicious, served out of hand, or embellished with ice cream or whipped cream and fruit. You can even summer-ize this dessert by briefly grilling individual slices.
June 17, 2015
Shortbread provides a buttery finale to any picnic
Shortbread is quick to make and travels well, making it an ideal dessert for summer picnics.
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