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Wake and Bake: Sesame Flatbreads with Salted Honey Butter

Wake and Bake Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

These soft and chewy flatbreads are accompanied by an easy, but addictive, salted honey butter. More

Wake and Bake: Tahini Muffins with Figs

Wake and Bake Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

These muffins have the nutty taste of sesame punctuated by pieces of sweet, chewy figs. More

Scooped: White Sesame Pistachio Crunch Ice Cream

Scooped Max Falkowitz 3 comments

Nutty white sesame gets a flavor boost from orange and vanilla, with chunks of pistachios for crunch. A drizzle of pomegranate molasses adds the perfect sweet-tart finale. More

Cookie Monster: Raw Honey Date Sesame Balls

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

I'll warn you now that these make me think of silly romantic things like warm summer sunsets over the Aegean. But hey, honey + Medjool dates will do that to you. More

Bake the Book: Black-and-White Sesame Brittle

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This Black-and-White Sesame Brittle from Kir Jensen's The Sugar Cube is ideal to bring along to any dinner party, simple to make, impressive to gift, and a sweet treat to nibble on after any meal. More

Wake and Bake: Peanut Butter Sesame Breakfast Bars

Wake and Bake Carrie Vasios Mullins 2 comments

I can remember the first time I ate a protein bar. It was between games at a high school volleyball tournament. Our team was huddled in a hallway, passing around bags of snacks. Suddenly something landed in my paw that wasn't my highly anticipated soft and chewy La Bagel Delight sesame bagel. It was a wrapped lemon Luna Bar. More

Cookie Monster: Absinthe Cookies

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins 4 comments

This year my Halloween costume was a bit of a bust. I dressed up as the Green Fairy, intending for people to make the connection between the Green Fairy, which is a nickname for Absinthe, and my boyfriend's costume as a 19th century, bohemian French painter. Everyone thought I was Tinkerbell. On the positive side, I was left with a bottle of Absinthe which we had bought to "add authenticity" to our costumes. More

American Classics: Benne Wafers

American Classics Alexandra Penfold 1 comment

Equally at home in savory and sweet dishes, sesame seeds are beloved the world over for their delicate nutty flavor. As a kid I loved koulourakia, twisted sesame seed topped Greek butter cookies traditionally prepared at Easter time. But it wasn't until recently that I learned that sesame seeds are part of American cookie heritage as well—you'll find them center stage in the Benne Wafer, a lowcountry classic. More

Bake the Book: Black Sesame Lace Cookies

Caroline Russock Post a comment

Just prior to opening Flour in 2000, Joanne Chang was featured in the Boston Globe for a story all about cookies, and it was a giant photo of these Black Sesame Lace Cookies that illustrated the story. These cookies were a holdover from Chang's days as a pastry chef, where she made these delicate, sesame dotted rounds to garnish bowls of ice cream and sorbet. More

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