Have Yourself a Boozy Little Xmas: Whiskey & Rye Chocolate Chip Cookies

I cannot remember the last time I made chocolate chip cookies. I seriously have no idea. I’ve been so consumed with learning advanced pastry skills over the past several years that I have rarely stopped to revisit that all-time icon of home baking. For shame! Sometimes you need to throw back to a simpler time when cookies solved all of […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Brooksters

I first became aware of the Brookster on my second pilgrimage to BAKED in Brooklyn, during June 2011. This is my all-time favorite bakery, and I’ve been fortunate to be able to visit for the past three summers. Every year there are new delights to behold; that summer, the glorious, yet unpretentious, Brooksters were piled […]