Do you wish you could wave your wand to summon a magical apple strudel like the one Queenie made in the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them? You’ll have to go to Ilvermorny for that, but you can follow my recipe to make your own muggle-style. It’s easier than pie with store-bought filo pastry dough […]
I make this super-easy filling for burger buns in the microwave so there’s no pot to wash, but you can make it on the stove too. In either case, it takes less than 10 minutes. It’s on my short-list of recipes for relaxed summer meals. You can also make the filling in advance and just […]
This thoroughly adult cake combines roasted hazelnuts with rich cocoa for a love letter disguised as a layer cake. My Taster says it’s the best cake I’ve ever made. You can make it too! This cake is based on my Chocolate Celebration Cake, but with hazelnut flour in the cake itself and NewTella hazelnut spread […]
Holiday potlucks seem overwhelming? This recipe for Precious Spice Carrots makes good use of your valuable time and delivers results worthy of a Solstice, Christmas, or New Year’s feast. I cut up whole carrots, but you can cut the prep time to less than five minutes by using whole baby carrots. Unusual spices add an […]
These healthy vegan cinnamon rolls are what holiday baking is all about: a rare treat that lets you play in the kitchen and create something that shows your love. This recipe takes more time and effort than my usual recipes, but it is still probably easier than clawing your way to a Cinnabon at the […]
Apple Crumble is a more relaxed yet still comforting version of apple pie. It’s an updated version of Dutch Apple Cake, now with more apples plus healthy walnuts, half the fat and flour, and less than half the sugar. Instead of wasting time peeling apples, just slice them thinly and cut the slices into bite-sized pieces. The baked peels add texture and nutrition.