A sundae with hot fudge sauce, marshmallow sauce, and Spanish peanuts. A salty-sweet tradition.

Almond graybeh on a sheet pan

Almond Graybeh

Apple butter in a Weck jar

Apple Butter with Orange Blossom

Apple Chips, and an aunt learns how to field trip

Apricot and Mulberry Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Apricot Jam Tart + Canned Jam

Apricot Jam, and some time to let your mind wander

Apricot Sherbet Recipe, from the summer sun

Apricot Upside Down Cake on a sheet pan

Apricot Upside-Down Cake

Apricot-Walnut Granola with Orange Blossom, and a new life

Apple pie on a rack with sugar and spoon

Best Pie Crust Tips

Blackberry Lavender Sugar Buns

Blondie bars with orange blossom caramel

Blondie Bars with Caramel

Blueberry cobbler with golden top and a spoon on a white wood table, Maureen ABood

Blueberry Cobbler, at the end of a long day

Cranberry Sauce Parfait in a dish

Bonus Cranberry Parfait

Baked brioche star with strawberry rose jam, Maureen Abood

Brioche Star with Strawberry Rose Jam

Broiled Apricots with Labneh, MaureenAbood.com

Burnt Sugar Apricots with Labneh, and a must-have book

Can we talk sugar?

Candied Kumquats Recipe (over ice cream)

Candied Orange Peel begins with the letter “C”

Caramel Corn to help you ring in the New Year

Slices of cherry slab pie pon blue and white plates

Cherry Lime Slab Pie

Chocolate baklava cut in a pan

Chocolate Baklava

Chocolate crinkle cookies with orange blossom on a silpat

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Orange Blossom

Chocolate cut out cookies on a plate

Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies with Royal Icing

Pumpkin cake with chocolate glaze, Maureen Abood

Chocolate Glazed Pumpkin Cake, and a little song too

Chocolate Peppermint Graybeh on a sheetpan

Chocolate Peppermint Graybeh

Chocolate Tahini Breakfast Rolls in a beautiful white baking dish

Chocolate Tahini Breakfast Rolls

Chocolate-Caramel Pecan Tart Recipe

Chocolate covered raspberry on a sheet pan, Maureen Abood.com

Chocolate-Covered Raspberries. Razzle-Dazzle.

Chocolate-Dipped Candies, and Geo. Abowd & Son, Confectioners

Christmas Breakfast Wreath

Vegan Coconut Oil Pie Crust crimped

Coconut Oil Pie Crust

Cream puff with strawberries on a pink and white vintage plate

Cream Puffs with Strawberries, for Mom

Cut-Out Cookies with Royal Icing; Sugar Shoes is in the house

Dark Chocolate Cake, with Raspberry Rose Cream

Date Nut Bread Recipe, and learning to fly solo

Date-Crisp Balls, Maureen Abood

Date-Crisp Balls

Date filled molded kaik cookies

Date-filled Ka’ik

Chocolate cake with meringue icing

Double Chocolate Cake with Fluffy Pink Icing

Dutch apple pie on a cooling rack, Maureen Abood

Dutch Apple Pie with Rosewater

Baked Brie on a wood board

Easy Figgy Baked Brie

Favorite Things: Heavy-Duty Sheet Pans

Favorite Things: Parchment paper

Fluffy White Cake with Vanilla Buttercream

Fluffy White (Flag) Cake with Buttercream, an adventure

Fresh Mint Chip Ice Cream, and a melting moment

Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes, MaureenAbood.com

Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes (made with laban!)

Frozen blueberry swirl bars

Frozen Blueberry Labneh Swirl Bars

Have homemade granola bars, will travel. To Lebanon.

Homemade Apricot-Lime Fruit Leather

Homemade Power Bars Recipe: Apricot Almond

Clarified butter in a pan, Maureen Abood

How to clarify butter

How to make lavender sugar

Simple Syrup for Lebanese Baklawa, Maureen Abood

How to make Lebanese Baklawa

Ice Cream, Gelato, Sorbet: What’s the difference?

Iced Brown Butter Pound Cake, dreamy good

Ingredient: Flour

Ingredient: Honey

Phyllo dough for Lebanese baklawa, Maureen Abood

Ingredient: Phyllo dough

Ka'ik Anise Biscuits, MaureenAbood.com

Ka’ik Biscuit Cookies

Labor Day Weekend Breakfast: White Peach Pancakes

Lavender-Orange Blossom Shortbread Recipe (Lebanese Graybeh)

Almond baklawa fingers in a pan, Maureen Abood

Lebanese Almond Baklawa Fingers Recipe

Fresh summer fruit with Lebanese ashta cream on a blue and white plate, surrounded by a wicker table and silver spoons from Maureen Abood

Lebanese Ashta Recipe, with Fresh Fruit

Lebanese Baklawa diamonds, Maureen Abood

Lebanese Baklawa Recipe. Do you hear what I hear?

Lebanese Butter Cookies, or Graybeh

Lebanese Crunchy Sesame Cookies

Lebanese Glazed Sweet Bread, Ka’ik

Knafeh on a plate with pistachios

Lebanese Knafeh Jibneh with Orange Blossom Syrup

Lebanese Mulberry Syrup, 3 ways

Lebanese Sfouf Cake

Lebanese Sugared Donuts: our pazcki, our beignet, our Fat Tuesday

Ma'moul molded cookies with powdered sugar

Lebanese Walnut Ma’moul Cookies

Lemon Bundt Cake with Raspberry Rose Glaze

Lemon meringue tart on a footed crystal plate

Lemon Meringue Tart, The Most Extraordinary

Ripe honeydew melon with a cup of fresh mint syrup and lemon wedges, on a white plate, Maureen Abood.com

Melon with Fresh Mint Syrup, a thank-you note

White iced shortbread cookie on a cookie rack

Molded Shortbread Cookies

Christmas Tree Frosted Cut-Out Cookies

Mom’s Frosted Christmas Cut-Out Cookies

Chocolate buttercream swirls over brownies.

My Mom’s Chocolate Buttercream (for brownies)

No Butter Pie Crust

Nougat Glace: ice cream without an ice cream maker. And more.

Nougat with Pistachios and Dried Cherries (low-fat, chewy goodness)

Nut-free baklawa in a pan, Maureen Abood

Nut-Free Baklawa

Pistachio baklawa made with olive oil, cut in pieces in the pan

Olive Oil Baklawa with Pistachios

Olive oil loaf cake with white glaze on a rack

Olive Oil Cake

Olive Oil Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese buttercream in a pan

Olive Oil Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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

Orange Blossom Pecan Pie slice

Orange Blossom Pecan Pie

Orange Blossom Rice Pudding; it’s going to calm you down, too

Shortbread dipped in white chocolate flavored with freeze dried fruit

Pastel Dipped Shortbread (Graybeh)

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, MaureenAbood.com

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, and it’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.

Pistachio baklava nests on a sheet pan

Pistachio Baklawa Nests

Plum Custard Tart Recipe

Raspberry buttercream cake

Raspberry Buttercream Cake

Raspberry Cream Scones with Rose Water Glaze

Raspberry Rose Crumb Cake Recipe

Raspberry Rose Marshmallows

Rhubarb tart with pistachios on a sheet pan

Rhubarb Pistachio Tart

Rhubarb Rosewater Syrup

Rhubarb squares in a 13x9x2-inch pan, in Dan's hands with a green gingham napkin.

Rhubarb Squares

Salted Caramel Ice Cream with Orange Blossom

A semolina cake topped with sugared rose petals, sitting on a pedestal cake plate.

Semolina Coconut Cake with Sugared Rose Petals

Toasted Marshmallow frosting over a chocolate caramel cake, Muareen Abood

Showstopper Chocolate Cake with Caramel and Marshmallow

Top of Simple Rasbperry Jam in a Ball jar on a blue and white plate with spoon, Maureen Abood

Simple Raspberry Jam Recipe

Date Ma'moul Cookies with powdered sugar

Sitto’s Date Ma’moul

Sour Cherry Galette with Cream Cheese Crust

Strawberry Cake with Whipped Cream on a cake stand

Strawberry Cake with Whipped Cream

Strawberry cream cake with whipped cream and topped with berries

Strawberry Cream Cake

Strawberry bars in a baking pan

Strawberry Jam Bars

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, a hint of Rose Water, & Mom’s Best Crust

Strawberry Rose Cheesecake Recipe, with labneh

Strawberry Rose Fool. My Favorite Bakeless Sweet.

Strawberry Rose Valentine Dream

Sweet Potato Biscuits from Kinfolk Table

Tahini date granola bars, MaureenAbood.com

Tahini-Date Granola Bars, with Dried Apricots. A strong start.

Tart Cherry Sorbet Sundaes with Amarena Cherries

Technique: Baking basics

Technique: How to handle a tart crust without a rolling pin

Technique: How to prep oranges for candied peel

Technique: How to proof yeast

Technique: How to toast nuts perfectly every time

Thick hot chocolate, MaureenAbood.com

Thick Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon, a quiet triumph

Lebanese Easter Ka'ik with glaze on a rack

Tips for a Better Lebanese Ka’ik Recipe

Triple layer coconut cake slice with a fork

Triple-Layer Coconut Cake Recipe

Warm Almond Stuffed Dates with Lime Zest, MaureenAbood.com

Warm Almond-Stuffed Dates with Lime Zest; a California story

Warm salted caramel sauce with orange blossom, with a plate of apples and salt

Warm Salted Caramel Sauce with Orange Blossom

Za'atar Crackers on a sheet pan

Za’atar Crackers

Lebanese donuts on a rack with syrup glaze

Zalabia, Glazed Lebanese Donuts

Za’atar Croissant Recipe, a worthy project

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