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Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 475°. Grate frozen butter using large holes of a box grater. Toss together grated butter and flour in a medium …

These Buttermilk Biscuits Finally Made Me Feel Like a Baker

How senior food editor Claire Saffitz helped me conquer my dough-kneading fears for the flakiest biscuits ever.<p>No matter how fearless I try to appear in the kitchen, one thing has always scared me: kneading. For years I avoided recipes that required five minutes or more of kneading, afraid that I'd …

The 27 Best Thanksgiving Recipes

27 classic Thanksgiving recipes that will never steer you wrong.<p>We can't help ourselves: We play favorites with the recipes we develop here. And these have earned not only their place at our Thanksgiving tables year after year, but also the high honors of being inducted into the Thanksgiving recipe …

Salt-and-Butter-Roasted Pecans

Makes about 2 cups<p>For the holidays, Vivian Howard, chef at Chef & the Farmer in Kinston, NC, makes her mom’s salt-and-butter-roasted pecans. "We share them with special customers, my kids’ teachers, and friends. Plus, I keep a few tins in the car for moments when I feel like I should have a gift …

Classic Pecan Pie

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly coat an 11-inch flan pan with removable bottom (or a 10-inch glass quiche dish) with nonstick cooking spray.<p>2. …

Ready your bread baskets: Our best roll, muffin and corn bread recipes for Thanksgiving

By Kara Elder<p>, Editorial aide<p>Pull out your bread baskets for one of these options from our archives. Extras are perfect for — what else? — leftover-filled sandwiches.<p>Grandma Webster's Dinner Rolls. Soft, tender, pull-apart rolls that are perfect for sandwiches.<p>Challah for a Crowd. The appealing …

Cornbread

The Coconut Chiffon Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Cake Layers: Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together sifted cake flour and next 3 ingredients in bowl of an electric stand …

Dessert

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl or 1-cup glass measuring cup. Let stand 5 …

Baking

The Best Reason to Drown Your Kale in Cream

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook -- or what to drink. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: A gratin so full of cream it will make you cackle -- and so easy it requires only one dish.</i><p>Each of us has our preferred explanation of why we love …

Flaky Bread

Makes 10 Servings<p>An unfloured surface provides some traction, so it’s easy to roll the dough very thin.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more, room temperature, for brushing (about 10 )<p>Flaky sea …

Blueberry Muffin Bread

<i>This blueberry bread recipe is so soft and moist and just loaded with fresh blueberries! It is like the best blueberry muffins you'll ever try, but in bread form.</i><p>I love making easy blueberry muffins in the morning. I mean, it's like cake. For breakfast.<p>And errbody knows that blueberries are a …

Swiss Chard Gratin

Swiss Chard Gratin from Feed Me Phoebe• 2 tablespoons butter<br>• 1 large sweet onion, diced<br>• 12 cups thinly sliced chard leaves (about 2 large bunches), thick …

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala from The Shiksa in the Kitchen• 1 to 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs<br>• 1 large onion, diced<br>• 3 cloves …

Amy & Justin: Sneak Peek

The ladies of Belathee Photography are masters of their craft and incredibly talented artists. Whenever I receive photos from a project we’ve worked …

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so many bags, so little time

We have so many new bags around the shop! and all of them can be monogrammed...<br>if you need a bag to stash your stuff,go check them out on our <b>website</b> …

IMO Best Candle if You're Sensitive to Fragrances

I am one of those people that is sensitive to smells and fragrances. Can't tell you the number of times I've had to leave a terrific store because …

FLOWER FOCUS: Snapdragons

Over the past few years, snapdragons have rapidly become one of our most profitable early summer crops. Last season we grew around six thousand …

FLOWER FOCUS: Iceland Poppy Primer

Each season a handful of new varieties make the cut and gain permanent residence here on the farm. Making “the list” requires meeting a pretty strict …

5 of my favorite blog posts

While I’m scrambling to get final seed orders in, write next months Growing For Market column and then pull together another string of flower filled …

FLOWER FOCUS: Chinese Forget Me Not's

Cynoglossum amiable (or) Chinese Forget Me Not’s are one of the most adorable, delicate, treasured spring flowers that we grow. They are very similar …

Enchanting Sweet Pea WINNERS!

Our 2 lucky sweet pea gift certificate winners are:<p>Jan Flora who wrote, “I’m looking forward to getting some sweet peas going early in the high …

Cucina Fresca

<b>Greetings, blog readers!</b><p><b>I’ve started a new blog – The Baking Goddess – and will no longer be updating this site. An homage to the ultimate home baker</b> …

Dessert

Home Bunch Interior Design Ideas

Built and designed by <i>Veranda Estate Homes Inc.</i>, this custom home was designed to take advantage of the unique raised corner lot that it sits on. …