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Goat Butter Biscuits

I have such a weak spot for a good biscuit: golden brown, tender and light as air, with flaky seams through the middle so they’re easily split and slathered with jam or sandwiched with Virginia ham (or prosciutto, even better) … Continue reading

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Herb Bread

We are spoiled rotten here in the Bay area, where world-class artisanal breads (from Tartine, Acme, Della Fattoria, et al) are a dime a baker’s dozen. So spoiled, in fact, that it hardly ever occurs to me to bake bread at … Continue reading

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Parmesan-Rosemary Popovers

My grandmother Catherine regularly set out warm batches of popovers on her holiday table, big bombastic puffs of air and eggy dough. As a result, I’ve been powerless to resist their crispy-chewy charms since childhood, trooping to out-of-the-way cafĂ©s who’ve … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread

Well, dearhearts, our table is nearly set for a Saint Patrick’s Day dinner party: we’ve got braised lamb, Irish cheeses, colcannon with kale, pints of Guinness. And if I can manage to abstain from devouring the entire loaf before dinner, … Continue reading

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Fig & Proscuitto Flatbread

No time for small talk today, folks. We’ve got pizzas to make! Cutting to the chase, then: craving the thin, sturdy Neapolitan-style pizzas I swooned over in Italy this summer, I pulled out baking genius Peter Reinhardt’s madly popular recipe … Continue reading

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