• Chocolate Pots de Crème and Almond Wafers

    Chocolate Pots de Crème and Almond Wafers

    Master baker Nick Malgieri’s Perfect Chocolate Loaf Cake was, well, perfect. And chocolate cake perfection can only be topped by one thing – chocolate custard perfectio…

    • 55 Minutes
  • The Perfect Chocolate Loaf Cake

    The Perfect Chocolate Loaf Cake

    Monet was to the art of painting as Nick Malgieri is to the art of all things confectionery. Author of nine cookbooks and Director of Baking Programs at The Institute of Culin…

    • 55 Minutes
  • Lightened Pastry Cream

    Lightened Pastry Cream

    I have been eagerly awaiting Module 4 of my culinary arts program, as it signals the start to four straight weeks of intensive pastry and baking. From cream puffs and croi…

    • 35 Minutes
  • Coconut and Oatmeal Toffee

    Coconut and Oatmeal Toffee

    Get ready for Valentine's Day with a simple shortcut to homemade toffee, no candy thermometer required! What better way to celebrate one of the sweetest days of the year t…

    • 35 Minutes
  • 2009 Holiday Baking Guide

    2009 Holiday Baking Guide

    I'm turning to all of my holiday baking favorites as I count down the last few days before Christmas. From my great grandmother Momoo's 100-year-old recipe for Peanut Butt…

    • Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies

      Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies

      Let the holiday baking begin! I had all of the ingredients for these Brown Sugar Shortbread cookies in my pantry, so they became the product of a lazy afternoon spent avoidi…

      • 50 Minutes
    • Cranberry Red Wine Sorbet

      Cranberry Red Wine Sorbet

      Each nook and cranny of my NYC kitchen is stuffed with every kitchen gadget imaginable. Potsticker maker? Check. Food mill? Check. Edges only brownie pan? Check. You name it…

      • 6 Minutes
    • Peanut Butter Blondies

      Peanut Butter Blondies

      What better way to put that leftover Halloween candy to use than to whip it into a homemade dessert? Grab your bulk-purchase favorites and use them as toppers on this quick-…

      • 55 Minutes
    • White Chocolate, Cherry and Pumpkin Seed Bark

      White Chocolate, Cherry and Pumpkin Seed Bark

      Happy National White Chocolate Day! I figured there was no better way to celebrate an obscure food holiday than to whip up a seasonal take on one of my favorite easy d…

      • 20 Minutes

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