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Favorite Things: Angled Measuring Cups

Measuring is serious business, especially when you’re baking. Most of us don’t use our Salter scales every time we add an ingredient to the mix, so the right measuring cups are important. My mom was the one who first started …

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Recipes for your (full) holiday cookie plate

 

Here’s what goes on in our house right about this time every year: the holiday china and its accessory pieces appear, as do the pretty paper plates for giving some of the bounty away. A plate or two are …

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Orange Blossom Cream Caramels with Sea Salt. A mouthful of happy.

That title, I toyed with it:

Cream caramels.

Salted Cream Caramels.

Orange Blossom Caramels.

Orange Blossom Cream Caramels.

Then, at last, I couldn’t hold back, and here we are with Orange Blossom Cream Caramels with Sea Salt.

The editor in …

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Favorite Things: A Silpat nonstick mat

How do I love thee, Silpat? Let me count the ways.

If anything Made in France for baking doesn’t get you good, the functionality of a Silpat will. Silpat is a thin, flexible mat that is a 100% reliable nonstick …

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Date-Crisp Balls

Is this a cookie? Or a candy? How about simply: a treat. An incredibly good treat that comes down to us from my grandmother, Alice Abowd (wife of Richard, confectioner). I don’t know how long Rice Krispie treats have …

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