Posts tagged dessert
Rhubarb crostata

Rhubarb is one of my favorite things on earth. And like Thanksgiving dinner, and corn on the cob, and egg nog, rhubarb is one of those elusive things you only have a certain time of year, thus adding to its appeal. There's nothing else quite like it in its tang, sweetness, and earthiness. My grandma's rhubarb pie is next level, and it's one of my life goals to perfect it in all its glory. This rustic crostata that I made with her pie crust is a good start... 

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Chocolate chip cookies with flaky sea salt

There is a huge range of chocolate chip cookie recipes out there, and I’ve tried my hand at many of them. I think people have their biases and their preferences, and all of mine happen to align with this particular cookie. There is a place in the world for all the different kinds of cookies, but this particular recipe produces a tried and true version that is soft, chewy, salty, and a little bit pillowy and crinkly, with a serious cookie-dough flavor.

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Pumpkin cookies with caramel brown butter frosting

My best friend has coined these things ‘pumpkin delights’ because they’re actually the most delightful and heavenly little cookies of all time. These are another of my grandma’s recipes, and certainly one of my favorites. They are soft and pillowy and cakey, with incredible frosting made by caramelizing brown sugar and butter. They are the perfect pumpkin cookie—with no fake pumpkin flavor or forced sweetness or too many spices. I can’t express how much I love them. If you’re going to bake anything this fall, bake these!

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