Jordan Marsh’s Blueberry Muffins

Jordan Marsh’s Blueberry Muffins

This recipe came to The Times in a 1987 article by Marian Burros, “The Battle of the Blueberry Muffins.” Two years prior, Ms. Burros wrote about a recipe for the muffins attributed to the Ritz-Carlton …

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Pumpkin and Ginger Scones Recipe

I always feel a jolt of excitement and satisfaction when I crack open that first can of pumpkin each Fall season. And pumpkin scones are definitely what we should all make first! Just in case …

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Pizza With Sweet and Hot Peppers

This pizza is in the light-handed California style, with no tomato sauce. If you prepare the dough in advance (it takes only 20 minutes or so, and can be refrigerated for several days), putting a …

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Barbecue Chicken Pizza Recipe

Barbecue Chicken Pizza Recipe

This simple recipe celebrates a 1980s classic invented by the American pizza genius Ed LaDou (whose fingerprints are also on Wolfgang Puck’s famous smoked-salmon pizza). The pizza matches the flavors of chicken with barbecue sauce, …

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Easy Herbed Booze Bread

Easy orange ginger cider bread with kawakawa and basil Kawakawa bread! It’s a long time coming. This super plant kawakawa has made several appearances on this blog. The peppermint after-taste makes this booze bread truly …

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Orange Cranberry Bread

Orange Cranberry Bread

The base for this recipe came from my good friend, Laura. Laura and I went through the teaching credential program together and have been close buddies ever since. She is a rock star and I …

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Apple Streusel Muffins

Apple Streusel Muffins

Spring is here, which means it is time to dust off the winter cobwebs and perhaps engage in a little spring cleaning. It is also a great time to take inventory of your freezer and …

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Triple Almond Cookies

Triple Almond Cookies

Happy Valentine’s Day. The rain is coming down in sheets. It feels like the perfect day to call in sick, curl up with a loved one, watch movies and eat deliciously rich dark chocolate under …

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