Sticky Buns from Marion Cunningham

Sticky Buns from Marion Cunningham

Sticky bun? Cinnamon roll? I think the distinction is whether you cover the top with that white sugar glaze you see in bakeries. I like the glaze, but, but is superfluous. And I find it actually detracts from the cinnamon flavor that I crave. These buns/rolls are my...
Classic Rugelach

Classic Rugelach

Rugelach is a Jewish treat that has now penetrated deep into American cuisine. Most supermarket bakery counters have an array of these treats waiting for you to taste. Soft dough, sweet filling. One or two bites and you are ready to snatch another. And then another. I...
Best Cinnamon Muffin

Best Cinnamon Muffin

      Let’s see: biscuits or muffins? I can never decide one way or another. I did make biscuits last week, so this time it is muffins. But not just any muffin. No, this morning I wanted something with spice, so naturally I was googling “cinnamon...
Rugelach from Gil Marks

Rugelach from Gil Marks

    Ah, rugelach. Some people call this a cookie. Jewish culinary maven Gil Marks did. But for me, rugelach is a food until itself. These are wonderful pastries, with soft cream cheese cookie dough and a filling that can be made in dozens of ways. That...
Laquered Leg of Lamb from Let’s Eat France

Laquered Leg of Lamb from Let’s Eat France

  I love the new book Let’s Eat France, a tome filled with recipes, ideas, chef biographies, and details to make you believe, well start to believe, you might be a French chef. This idea appeared in a little sidebar. Take a leg of lamb — bone in....