Cornmeal Lime Shortbread Fans

Cornmeal Lime Shortbread Fans

Recipe first, blah, blah, blah later. God I'm already so tired of sweets and it's only December 11th. But we must persevere. There are so many cookies, candies and pies to eat before we're done. This recipe was part of a brilliant article by the brilliant Melissa...

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Lemon Shortcakes with Gingered Blueberries

Lemon Shortcakes with Gingered Blueberries

I had two worries as I made this recipe. First, that the crystallized ginger would be too harsh but it was absolutely perfect, adding a judicious bit of brightness and contrast to all the sweet lusciousness. Second, the shortcake dough was so flaky as I assembled that...

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Browned Butter Blondies

Browned Butter Blondies

Remember when it seemed like people were throwing browned butter in everything?  Suddenly it was bringing new life to old favorites like Rice Krispie Treats, Mexican Wedding Cookies, and every butter-based sauce imaginable. And this is not just a theory, I have...

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Crispy Skillet Turkey Burgers

Crispy Skillet Turkey Burgers

Dead simple, four ingredients, shockingly delicious.  As the recipe says the panko keeps the turkey from becoming dense and acquiring that yoga-mat texture turkey burgers sometimes have; the mayo keeps it moist throughout; and the cheese works its usual magic.  All of...

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