Bake

The Whisky & Fig Blondies We’re Making All Fall Long

We’ve partnered with The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Whisky—each bottle is made with distinctive character and craftsmanship—to share the many ways we’re celebrating the season, from sipping cozy cocktails with friends to whipping up holiday-ready recipes. If there’s one thing…

The Apple Crisp That Made Me Fall in Love With…Beets

I didn’t always love beets. In fact, I used to loathe them. But it wasn’t my fault. My first introduction to the root vegetable was via my father, the culprit for my aversion. He would boil them in unsalted tap…

Our 73 Best Pie Recipes of All Time

Let’s be real: Pie is definitely, objectively, without question, the greatest dessert on any dessert table. There’s the flaky, rich crust; the thick, flavorful filling; and the triumphant topping, whether it be a shiny double crust or intricate lattice top…

How to Convert a Baking Recipe for High Altitude

Say you’re on vacation with your family. Say you’re in Denver. Say you rented a big Airbnb, where you all can cook and bake and stay up late watching movies. Say you want brownies; now everyone wants brownies, so you…

How to Make Mousse, According to an Expert

Mousse, for me, is the ultimate fancy-pants dessert—at least ever since someone explained to me the difference between moose and mousse (both are impressive, but one is decidedly more delicious). There are lots of different kinds (including this of wonderfully…

The 9 Best Egg Substitutes in Cooking & Baking

Maybe you forgot to buy eggs at the supermarket. Or you dropped the carton on the floor. Or you don’t eat animal products, period. In these cases and then some, egg substitutes come in handy. Today, we’re going to answer…

We Tested 5 Pie Crusts to Find the Easiest, Flakiest & Best-Tasting

Are you the type who breaks into hives the minute you think about rolling out pie dough? Or the one who stays calm and cool, your pin gliding across the dough like a Ferrari down the Italian coast? (Or are…

Pumpkin Cobbler Is Like Pumpkin Pie, Only 10x Easier

I’ve never been a big pumpkin pie person. I like it okay. I definitely eat my once-annual slice around Thanksgiving, but you’ll never find me making it voluntarily unless it’s November. That’s because so many pumpkin pies can be disappointing,…

Hot Water Crust Pastry Goes Against Everything You Thought You Knew About Pie

Hot water crust can handle deep-dish like this. Photo by Mark Weinberg My fellow Americans, I know we know a lot about pie. We take pride in being as American as the apple pies we bake for any and every…

This Summer Snacking Cake Is the Sweetest Excuse to Eat Your Vegetables

A snacking cake is exactly what it sounds like: a more casual, snackable version of cake. The cake equivalent to casual Fridays, a snacking cake is less fussy and less formal than a layer cake. But what its name might…