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Baked Tribeca : A Quick Update

August 25, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

Hope everyone is enjoying this last bit of summer – this perfect NYC summer. Drink it in and drink it up. Fall (and a new Baked) await you. We are getting a bunch of questions about the new bakery – probably because a few fall previews are starting to publish. So, if I may, just […]

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Make Your Own Homemade Nutella (Please!)

August 13, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

I really really like Nutella. Always have. Always will. It is part of my baking repertoire (Nutella scones anyone?) and it is the one hi/low foodstuff that is a constant in my pantry. However, over the years, I have been cheating on Nutella – experimenting with all sorts of homemade versions (including this one featured […]

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Midnight Baking: Banana Bundt Cake with Chocolate Ganache

July 23, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

I am not a great sleeper. In fact, I am a terrible one. I sleep in fits and starts – often with long stretches of sleeplessness (i.e. fidgety, eyes wide open, brain skipping/chugging) during the night. It used to bother me a good deal. It made me angsty and angry. But I have learned to give in – […]

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No Fuss Homemade Ice Cream Bonbons for any Summer Party

July 9, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

You need to make these. You need to make these right now and all summer long. It is too damn hot to turn on your oven. And, I mean…homemade ice cream bonbons. Yes. Always yes to ice cream bonbons. I am THAT person. I am on my couch, watching TV (Veep over and over), eating […]

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July 4th = Limited Edition Pies + Liza

June 24, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

It’s a good year to celebrate July 4th in Brooklyn! First, the famous fireworks (via Macy’s) are returning to the East River (it’s about time). And secondly (perhaps more importantly), Baked is making pie. Lot’s of Limited-Edition-Only-For-July-4th-Pie. Here is the Skinny: We are making two different limited edition pies… 1. Peach/Strawberry: This is a lattice-topped […]

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Gluten-Free Adventure Bread (sort of like a giant granola bar)

June 18, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

I am a toast person. Almost borderline “toast obsessive”. In fact, I pretty much start each and every morning with toast – slathered in homemade almond butter or Nutella or both. And, quite honestly, I’ll toast anything: classic sourdough, muti-grain, a baguette split lengthwise, a hunk of aging miche, even (on the rare occasion) cornbread. Give […]

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Pool/Beach Reads – Summer 2014

June 10, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

I am not reading nearly as much as I should be.  With construction on the new store and the race to put the new cookbook to bed, I am not quite myself these days. All is well, but I am weary and bone tired. The kind of tired where I rarely remember what day it […]

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Baked Occasions is Coming

May 28, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

It is with great pleasure that we (Renato/me) finally (FINALLY!!!) get to announce our newest cookbook, Baked Occasions: Desserts for Leisure Activities, Holidays and Informal Celebrations. And c’mon – don’t you love the glorious cover! The book arrives on October 7th, but you can preorder this baby now if you like. We promise you will LOVE it! Pre-Order […]

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Better Than Bisquick – Homemade Whole-Grain Pancake Mix

May 14, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

At the moment, I am on a bit of an “alternative flours” kick. I have a renewed evangelical zeal for for spelt and buckwheat and whole wheat (of course) and even the nutty kamut (I really love me some kamut). It feels so hippie, but it feels so good. And, most importantly, I can’t wait to […]

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Yup, Chocolate Milk and Cookies Ice Cream

May 6, 2014 | By matt | 0 Comments

I am aware that perhaps I celebrate too often – that I reward myself for minor (er…very minor) accomplishments. Case in point: more often than not (weather permitting) I will take a Citi Bike from my perch in Dumbo to Baked in Red Hook (well, as close as I can get to Red Hook with […]

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