The 26th is National Pistachio Day. How should you celebrate? I know, make Watergate Cake! (pictured above)
Or, make these fantastic pistachio cookies--one of my childhood favorites.
Lard: the comeback fat.
I have been taking this free(!) class in knife skills, and have learned that my method of using a paring knife for EVERYTHING is simply wrong.
Exotic mango cream puff. You have my interest.
In case you missed it: chocolate covered cherry stuffed cupcakes.
Homemade vanilla coffee liqueur. I like it.
How to make crème fraîche at home. Seriously, even your brother could do it.
And for dessert...dark chocolate s'mores truffles.
The science of always having room for dessert.