Want to bake with more whole wheat flour this year? This collection of recipes is a great start.
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It's picnic season, and to go along with your savory dishes, we have a few suggestions for dessert. These sweets are perfect for laying out on that checkered sheet as they pack easily, don't melt in the sun, or make for a messy, hard to cut or portion treat.
It's tempting to make a list of "dad desserts" that just includes everything beer and broey (as much as desserts can be such a thing.) But you know what? Dads are just like us. Some like chocolate. Some like vanilla. Some are cookie monsters and some want nothing more than a pint of ice cream that they can ruin for the rest of us.
The way we see it, the only thing better than iced coffee or iced tea in hot weather is something even more frigid: iced coffee or iced tea ice cream. With that in mind, we've gathered nine coffee- and tea-centric frozen treat recipes: ice cream, sherbet, and even a milkshake for good measure.
Is there anything better than a drop cookie? No rolling, cutting, or fumbling to transfer those delicate shapes to the cookie sheet. Just scoop and bake. You're now roughly 12 minutes away from indulgence.
Until I make Pancake Tuesday races an official part of America's traditions—my new life goal—I'll have to make due with eating a giant plate of pancakes and practicing my flip. Here are 10 great recipes for the task.
When we think about sweets for our Super Bowl party, we think easy to share. We think boozy. We think salty-sweet. We also think caramel and peanut butter, but maybe that's just us. And we acknowledge that most of the effort is going into the wings, chili, and guac, so dessert shouldn't be anything too complicated.
Admittedly, cream pies are the stuff of slapstick comedy and road trip restaurants. But they're also one of our favorite winter desserts because most are made without any out of season ingredients. From classics like Boston Cream Pie to upscale takes like Bourbon and Brittle Banana Cream Pie, take a look at 10 of our favorite recipes, no frozen fruit required.
In winter, with a limited number of fresh fruit available, it's easy to fall into a baking rut. A cinnamon-y, sometimes pumpkin-y, sweet-flavoring-sweet ditch. Want a hand climbing out? Try rosemary.
The irony of "sweet" potatoes is that they are nutritional powerhouses, and at this time year full of resolutions towards health, it's nice to squeeze in extra nutritional value where we can. Of course that's just one reason to bake with sweet potatoes, the other being that they add lots of flavor to sweets from cheesecake to biscuits to waffles.
At this time of year, it's especially nice to have something warm, comforting, and bready for breakfast. For us, yeasted cinnamon buns and sticky rolls are just that treat. Check out our 10 favorite versions.
If you're looking for an easy, rewarding recipe, these quick breads are just the thing. 15 minutes or less of assembly is all you'll need to make a fresh, hearty, sweet snack.
Whether fresh or dried, cranberries offer a perfect tart counter-taste to any sweet treat. Interested in making jams, sauces, pies, or muffins with this tasty berry? We have something for you here. Our tip—serve a cranberry sweet to add balance to your Thanksgiving table.
As Thanksgiving approaches, we have one thing on the brain, and no, it isn't turkey. It's pie, of course! Because does any holiday celebrate, embrace, and serve up pie the same way as Thanksgiving? In honor of all the piesobilities, over the next few weeks we'll be offering up a variety of recipes for the big three (pecan, apple, and pumpkin), plus pie baking tips, pie toppings, and more! First off, pecan pie, and 7 awesome variations.
Tomorrow is a big day: the 57th quadrennial presidential election. Whether you support Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, whether you're having over a few friends or hosting a big group, here are some sweet ideas for your election party.
Since 2009, Cakespy has graced Serious Eats with her unique sweets and adorable illustrations. As she leaves to spread her treats to the rest of the world, we want to say thank you and take a look back at our favorite Cakespy creations.
It's almost Halloween, which of course has our minds on candy. Last year, we mused about our favorite, least favorite, and just plain interesting candies for each weekday of October. We rounded up all those sweets, so you can flip through our memories with the click of a button.
What unites Guava and Cream Cheese Pastelitos with Apple Honey Goat Cheese Tartlets and Pain au Chocolat Cinnamon Rolls with Crème Fraîche Icing? Puff pastry, which is the base for these 17 sweets we love.
If you're looking for the best cornetti, or Italian croissants, in Rome, don't head to any random cafe—many of them simply microwave frozen pastries. Instead, here are 5 of the best spots to find cornetti that are fresh-made, melt-in-your-mouth, and absolutely delicious.
Here are six recipes for rugelach that would make a great addition to your Rosh Hashanah table.