| Feb 6, 2008
Total time: About 45 minutes
Servings: Makes about 5 dozen cookies
8 ounces Baker's German's or semisweet chocolate, broken into squares or coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon butter (plus extra for the baking sheets)
2 large eggs
3/4 cup sugar
| Feb 6, 2008
Total time: 15 minutes, plus cooling time
Servings: About 2 cups
2/3 cup heavy cream
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, cut into 1/2 -inch pieces
2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sweetened...
| Nov 18, 2009
When Thanksgiving spread around the country in the mid-19th century, it was in the hope that holiday good feelings would heal the rift between North and South. So, the Thanksgiving menu had a certain amount of can't-we-all-get-together culinary...
| Nov 19, 2009
There are at least a couple of ways to deal with the fact that you have yet to plan Thanksgiving dinner: reservations at any of the dozens of restaurants that will be celebrating the holiday, or takeout.
In addition to the listings below, check your...
| Dec 5, 2009
| 5:46 AM
Total time: 1 hour, plus chilling time
Servings: About 30 squares
Note: From "A Baker's Tour" by Nick Malgieri. Use high-quality chocolate such as Scharffen Berger 62% cacao semisweet chocolate.
6 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely...
| Dec 17, 2009
| 1:40 PM
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
| Jun 3, 2009
Let's face it, cupcakes are fun. Familiar, colorful and oh-so-cute, these whimsical little cakes are famous for full-on flavor and mile-high frosting. And don't forget the decorations.
Best of all? They're small enough that you don't have to share.
| Feb 25, 2009
"Simple Supper Menu": Available nightly before 7 p.m., three courses for $30: your choice of soup or salad; citrus marinated jidori half chicken with cabbage fennel salad, Oro Blanco grapefruit, pickled red onions and pistachios, or poached Scottish...
| Mar 13, 2009
From TV shows including "Arrested Development" and "The Larry Sanders Show" and movies such as "There's Something About Mary," you all know Jeffrey Tambor, the actor.
Now meet Jeffrey Tambor, motivational speaker.
"I'm doing a seminar on Saturday, March...
| Dec 30, 2009
| 1:25 PM
Note: This model butter cake recipe is perhaps the best you'll ever eat--three sumptuous chocolate layers. Sylvia Thompson, who developed the recipe for her "The Birthday Cake Book" (Chronicle Books: 1993), contributed the recipe to our November cake...