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banana chocolate bundt cake

I have another pound cake/Bundt cake recipe for you: Banana Chocolate Bundt Cake. I recently found an old folder I thought I had lost – full of rec...
17-06-2018 22:03

rhubarb blackberry streusel buns + a mauviel giveaway

Rhubarb-raspberry streusel buns might be my new favorite breakfast indulgence, coming in right behind my beloved all-stars: straight-up cinnamon roll...
06-06-2018 22:00

ginger chocolate scones

I’ve been making scones for years now, but forgot about one combination of flavors that was always a favorite in my Blue Heron Coffeehouse days –...
03-06-2018 22:00

peanut butter brownies with candied cacao nibs

The river that runs in the valley makes the valley that holds it. This is the doorway; the valley of the river. – What wears away the hard stone, t...
22-05-2018 22:00

chocolate cardamom cake

I posted  a piece of this cardamom cake on Instagram a few weeks ago and had a lot of people asking for the recipe, so here it finally is! One of my ...
28-04-2018 22:01

blueberry-orange breakfast rolls + a giveaway

‘Pare down to the essence, but don’t remove the poetry.’ – Leonard Koren I met Melissa Coleman (also known as The Faux Martha) so many years ...
08-04-2018 22:03

lemon pull-apart bread

‘Rush hour, and the short order cook lobs breakfast sandwiches, silverfoil softballs, up and down the line. We stand until someone says, Yes" The n...
05-04-2018 22:07

amethyst granita

“I spent the afternoon in the drawing-room of the flat. I read a little – there were some very serious American magazines, not like the ones Miss...
01-03-2018 22:04

chocolate bars

I was recently on Twin Cities Live and made the chocolate bars pictured. They are based on a recipe from my cookbook: chocolate brownie base, butterc...
25-02-2018 22:03

cherries and cream slab pie (some notes on how I make pie) +

***ENTER THE JK ADAMS GIVEAWAY BELOW*** It took me a long time to feel confident making pies. I never actually made one until my late twenties, as th...
12-02-2018 22:06

turnovers with jam

?I?m all over the place, up and down, scattered, withdrawing, trying to find some elusive sense of serenity.? ?The world can?t give that serenity. Th...
02-02-2018 22:01

coconut-almond-chocolate cake

So far, I’ve spent most of January freezing. It’s not that unusual for me to be constantly cold, but here in Minnesota we’ve had a long string ...
21-01-2018 22:13

cookies in new york (a collaboration with bob’s red mi

A month ago I got to take a quick trip to New York City, and hang out at the FeedFeed studio. They had a cookie exchange (sponsored by Bob’s Red Mi...
15-01-2018 22:07

chocolate ice cream cake with mint meringue

Somehow we are already on the front steps of 2018. The door is open, and another January welcomes us in with a glorious smile, reassuring those waiti...
28-12-2017 22:05

pan-banging ginger molasses cookies

If you follow along on Instagram, you know I’ve been working on a ginger-molasses version of my pan-banging cookies. I finally have the recipe for ...
10-12-2017 21:58

gift guide 2017, part one: baking books + kitchen favorites

I have a two-part gift guide for you. Today is favorite baking books and favorite kitchen items, next week is more cookbooks and Holiday music. So le...
07-12-2017 21:55

apple crème fraîche pie

It’s my favorite time of year: THE HOLIDAYS! The snow is snowing, the bells are jingling, and there is a constant buzz of excitement everywhere. Th...
05-12-2017 21:56

cardamom pound cake

(This is another recipe lost in the archives I’m bringing back to life – it’s a great cake to make around the holidays. I’ve kept the origina...
01-12-2017 21:57

pumpkin poundcake with chocolate

I have a few recipes tucked way back in my site archives that deserve the light of day again. Here is one of them – pumpkin pound cake with chocola...
28-11-2017 20:03

pumpkin pie

I know, I know, it’s Wednesday night, and you’ve probably already made your Thanksgiving pies, or have your recipe all set. I apologize for posti...
23-11-2017 21:36

los angeles, california

Ages and ages ago (at least, it feels that way) my husband, Adam, and I spent a few days in Los Angeles. It was a thoughtful Christmas gift fr...
16-11-2017 21:35

pan-banging chocolate chip cookies

(There will be a much bigger post coming, with tips and tricks, how the cookie evolved,  and a video! However, I’ve had so many emails about this r...
22-10-2017 21:36

chocolate chip cookies in the new york times!

(screen shot from my iphone) I’m still in shock, after seeing this write up in the New York Times about my chocolate chip cookies. I’ve had a lot...
04-10-2017 21:37

danish braid with apple and cream cheese

We entered September with a bang: school for everyone except me, birthday celebrations, anniversary dinner (we ate here, it was incredible), and then...
21-09-2017 21:41

chocolate chip cookie ice cream

My face in thine eye, thine in mine appears, And true plain hearts do in the faces rest; Where can we find two better hemispheres, Without sharp No...
15-09-2017 21:37

whole-wheat monkey bread

One must know how to be quiet in all the languages and everywhere, always allowing the leaves to fall, fall, allowing them to fall, fall. * The ho...
04-09-2017 21:34

chocolate cake with seven minute frosting

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. Thr...
25-08-2017 21:38


‘Meanwhile the world goes on. Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain are moving across the landscapes, over the prairies and the deep ...
14-08-2017 21:35

raspberry crème fraîche ice cream cake

‘Summer afternoon – summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.’ – Henry James I hav...
04-08-2017 21:36

crème fraîche cake with roasted berries and white chocolate

. My children are curious ones, often on tip-toe or climbing up onto kitchen stools, trying to figure out what I’m always doing in the kitchen. Som...
13-06-2017 21:35

rhubarb lemonade

I took a much needed trip to Winona last weekend – my husband surprised me for Mother’s Day and sent me to a bed and breakfast, along with my old...
21-05-2017 21:40

almond cake with chocolate and amaretto buttercream + a give

Mother?s Day is just around the corner. I often forget about it; not about celebrating my own mother, of course, but about that fact that it is now ...
03-05-2017 21:35

dark chocolate olive oil cake

‘I believe food should capture your spirit. Your food, I believe, is a compilation of your journey in life – it collects bits and pieces as you g...
22-04-2017 21:33

triple ginger coffeecake

How to Eat a Poem Don’t be polite. Bite in. Pick it up with your fingers and lick the juice that may run down your chin. It is ready and ripe now, ...
21-04-2017 21:34

musings and ramblings: bread crumbs and spilled wine

It is a beautiful day here, one of those early spring days that throws me into a fit of nostalgia. I sit in the sun, letting it wash over my frozen...
07-04-2017 21:31

chocolate chip mini cakes with peanut butter buttercream

“Who I am is certainly part of how I look and vice versa. I want to know where I begin and end, what size I am, and what suits me? I am not ?in? th...
26-03-2017 21:31

dunn brothers coffee

**This post is sponsored by Dunn Brothers Coffee. As usual, all opinions are my own.** Coffee is a lot more than just a drink; it?s something happeni...
09-03-2017 21:31

citrus bundt cake

‘What we call the beginning is often the end And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.’ – TS Eliot, Four Quart...
06-03-2017 21:31

olive oil sugar cookies with blood orange glaze

Last fall, the day before my book came out, I decided I was going to spend the entire winter reading. My plan was to take my kids to the bus stop eac...
03-03-2017 21:31

blueberry apple crumble bars

A kind reader pointed out to me that there  is a slight mistake this Blueberry Apple Crumb Bar recipe in ...
13-01-2017 21:30

pumpkin bread with chocolate + ginger

Happy Merry. I hope you and yours had a wonderful Holiday season, however it looked and was celebrated. We do Christmas here, and had a loud and love...
27-12-2016 21:30

chocolate chip cookies (for leaving out for santa, or breakf

I spent ten Christmas Eves in a row working various retail jobs, everything from barista to Barnes and Noble. The holiday season started the day afte...
24-12-2016 21:31

pistachio chocolate twist

‘The snow began here this morning and all day continued, its white rhetoric everywhere calling us back to why, how, whence such beauty and what the...
16-12-2016 21:32

two easy holiday drinks

A few weeks ago the kind folks at Martha Stewart Living sent me their new copper bar set was sent to me by Martha Stewart Living, and can be found ...
12-12-2016 21:33

crème fraîche cheesecake with chocolate ganache and mint mer

Hello! I have another exciting giveaway for you. Three more pieces of kitchen equipment that I absolutely love: Emile Henry mixing bowls, Mauviel Cop...
07-12-2016 21:30

st. lucia buns

Each December, I find myself searching for the perfect holiday traditions. Not that there are any perfect ones, of course, but with two little ones i...
05-12-2016 21:31

gift guide 2016: part two (kitchen favorites, not cookbooks,

Part two of my gift guide! But first, a ***fabulous giveaway from Minted!*** Enter to win one of three $100 credits to the Minted store. Just follow ...
03-12-2016 21:30

gift guide 2016, part one: cookbooks

Every year, I have good intentions of putting together a gift guide here of all my favorite cookbooks and kitchen items and whatnot, and every year, ...
02-12-2016 21:33

ice box sugar cookies

Happy Tuesday! I hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving holiday, and survived the shopping madness that followed. After working retail for 10 holiday...
29-11-2016 21:34

cranberry white chocolate rosemary cookies with decas cranbe

I?m very happy with how these cookies turned out ? they are a riff on an oatmeal cookie found in 3/4 ounce scoop), and put 12 on a baking sheet. Bake...
21-11-2016 21:32

blackberry jam buns with crème fraîche frosting + no kid hun

I’m in my cozy home, sipping hot coffee, listening to the rain fall gently on my roof top. A Thanksgiving Day to-do list is started before me, as w...
18-11-2016 21:33

apple pear cranberry crisp with white wine + a le creuset gi

I have a great giveaway today in celebration of the release of complete this form will be entered for a chance to win. Contest is open through 11/22 ...
16-11-2016 21:34

ginger cake with pumpkin creme mousseline + #bakeamericacake

Today is the day! new book; I made it for segment on WCCO-TV. You can watch the episode here.) Ginger Cake with Pumpkin Mousseline and Chocolate Th...
08-11-2016 21:32

parsnip-cardamom cupcakes with maple cream cheese frosting

Parsnips are often overlooked when it comes to baking. I’ll admit I’ve walked straight past them in the produce section, their pale white exterio...
03-11-2016 21:32

vanilla doughnuts with pumpkin pastry cream

I must admit I am overwhelmed with all your love and support the last few months, and especially this last week, as my book launch is getting closer....
29-10-2016 21:32

my favorite brownies + a giveaway

I have two exciting things to share with you: this giveaway, for a Vanilla Bean Baking Book apron and tea towel, and a recipe for my favorite brownie...
27-10-2016 21:34

pumpkin skillet cake

?Foreign coins, skeleton keys, old French primers, small tin boxes ? any little thing I can hold in my hand that like a prayer says be attentive this...
26-10-2016 21:36

vanilla-bourbon cake

A man who writes a story is forced to put into it the best of his knowledge and the best of his feeling. The discipline of the written word punishes ...
26-10-2016 21:36

chocolate orange scone loaf

As someone slightly obsessed with scones, you can imagine my delight flipping through Molly’s new cookbook only to discover this take on my favorit...
09-10-2016 21:43

chocolate snack cake with pumpkin buttercream

I’ve somehow convinced myself that if I only bake one layer of chocolate cake, I can still mound piles of buttercream on top, cut it into tiny piec...
28-09-2016 21:31


I’m addicted to kolaches. Any and all kinds, but especially these pictured here. Kolaches were brought to Texas by Czech immigrants and now have a ...
22-09-2016 21:37

thiebaud’s cakes: one

‘Commonplace objects are constantly changing… The pies, for example, we now see, are not going to be around forever. We are merely used to the id...
08-09-2016 21:35

minnesota state fair

I made it to the Minnesota State Fair this year; the first time in 19 years. My family had a great time at the great Minnesota Get Together – we at...
05-09-2016 21:29

cherry poppy seed bundt cakes with yellow pea flour

Somehow summer is sneaking out the back door. Once again, I?m not ready for the seasons to change, and I?m hanging on to every last berry and stone f...
30-08-2016 21:28

s’mores ice cream cake

First of all, I want to say thank you, oh my goodness thank you, from the bottom of my heart. I had so many kind emails and comments and tweets yeste...
26-08-2016 21:28

the vanilla bean baking book

It’s finally time: available for pre-order! You can order from the links below, as well as from major retail stores: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / BAM ...
25-08-2016 21:29

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