bar snacks brownies/bar cookies Featured photo recipe seasons Winter

superbowl + meyer lemon bars with salt n’ pepper crust

I’ve lived 28 years of life without hearing or even knowing that the words “Polar” and “Vortex” had any possible meaning when strung together. Now their meaning is as clear as ice. Also quite literally, as cold as ice. There has been so much crazy going on these days! Not only has this January had more snow and cold than I can remember in all of the 10 years I’ve lived here COMBINED — but…

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announcements Cookies Featured gift idea photo recipe seasons Winter

cream cheese spritz + a video!

We are now three-quarters through my favorite time of the year: The Month of Holiday Baking. It may be the food coloring, it may be the parties, it may be the snow that we have been getting in Brooklyn that feels oh-so-festive but regardless of the reason, I been joyously dusted in flour from head to toe. I’ve made a few batches of ginger molasses chocolate chip cookies, a round of my aunt’s lemon sugar…

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announcements Cookies Featured photo recipe seasons Winter

mulled wine crumble bars + The Curated Cookie Platter

Hello dearest friends. I have a few super exciting announcements. The first is that the extra special holiday project I’ve been working on is finally ready to be introduced to the world. This is something I have wanted to share with you for a long time now and I’d like for you to formally meet The Curated Cookie Platter. The Curated Cookie Platter is a collection of twelve bite-sized mix-&-match cookie recipes for all your…

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announcements dinner party desserts Featured photo pie/sweet tarts recipe seasons Winter

almond jam tart + The Kinfolk Table

Update 11/23/2013: Congratulations Kathleen! Thank you all for entering and happy holiday baking! When the Burl Ives begins to play on a constant loop and the twinkling street lights go up while the trees still cling to their last leaves and it seems like the holidays are barreling down on us faster than one can say “Gift wrap!” I begin a little countdown of my own. There are only 5.5 weeks left until my mom’s…

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Dinner Featured gluten-free Video Winter

Hippie Pizza + video

Two things spinned in my head when I woke up Wednesday morning. Both were related to pizza. I had fallen asleep while watching the first episode of David Chang’s new Netflix series Ugly Delicious. Pizza and authenticity was the theme but the first thought in my head was actually pie. Chang visits a pizza chef in Brooklyn that makes a case for traditional American-Italian toppings but what fascinated me more than his arguments was that he always referred to his pizzas as…

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