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All About Black Cocoa Powder

November 29, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

I have always been a fan of black cocoa powder, and I am glad to see that it is finally finding a stable home in America’s baking cupboard (often, alongside more traditional cocoa powders). And, since my original Black Cocoa Powder Cake post has been our most popular blog post year after year, I thought […]

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Looking Forward: Fall 2016 Cookbooks Recommendations

September 13, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

above image from Better Baking by Genevieve Ko I am desperately trying to “Marie Kondo” my life right now, because I don’t really have a choice. My apartment is tiny by national standards and average by New York City standards and I am running out of room. Precious square feet are being eaten alive by big, […]

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Baked is Opening in Japan

August 9, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

I suppose, in the end, it was always about Japan. It had to be. It wasn’t obvious, of course. This is the kind of thing that sneaks up on you. This is the kind of thing that rattles around your subconscious—a slight pinging of the brain. Like sonar. Then it surfaces, seeking oxygen, and unexpectedly—12-plus […]

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Sourdough and Wood Fired Outdoor Oven: My Happy Place

May 26, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

Many of you already know that I am slightly (okay, more than slightly) obsessed with bread. And this has lead to an equal obsession with baking sourdough bread at home (if you are like-minded I encourage you to read this blog religiously). Obviously, the next logical (if there is any logic to obsessions) step in my compulsion […]

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Current Obsession: Gjelina’s Kabocha, Olive Oil and Bittersweet Chocolate Cake

March 30, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

I have been in New York City for a very long time. Very long. And it will always be, in some sense, my home. But, because I am human and because New York is trying and filthy and expensive and aggravating in ways that only New York City can be, I slip into Didion daydreams. […]

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The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookie (and it is Whole Wheat)

March 3, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

Kim Boyce’s Chocolate Chip Cookie is a workhorse. (And her book is amazing). It has been around awhile and it is simple and no fuss. No, you do not have to let it age in the refrigerator for 3 days to develop flavor as the flavor is provided by the inclusion of 3 cups of whole wheat flour […]

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We Got Class

January 19, 2016 | By matt | 0 Comments

We are finally – FINALLY – launching our hands-on baking and decorating classes at Baked (Tribeca location)! And we want you to come join us. Our first class (Feb 10th), Beauty Tips from Baked, is a decorating class. Among the many thinks you will learn: how to make a silky buttercream, how to fill and […]

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Twelve Days of Holiday Cookies: Icelandic Kleinur

December 16, 2015 | By johannah | 0 Comments

The Nordic countries share many food traditions, none more delicious than klejner, a deep-fried pastry that dates back to the middle ages and is a common Christmas treat across Scandinavia and Northern Germany. Some differences persist. Danish klejner are typically unleavened. The same is true for Swedish klenäter. In Denmark, we also have Norwegian klejner, which are […]

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Twelve Days of Holiday Cookies: Boozy Holiday Kisses

December 14, 2015 | By johannah | 0 Comments

Entering the darkest two weeks of the year – when our days here in Copenhagen shrink to a mere seven hours and oftentimes seem much shorter – keeping the winter blues at bay can sometimes feel like a losing game. A friend who comes from the furthest reaches of northern Norway, where it stays dark […]

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The Best Bread Cookbooks of 2015: gift ideas for your favorite bread baker

December 2, 2015 | By matt | 0 Comments

(btw: the above image is from one of my favorite bread spots in the U.S., Babettes) It’s a good year to be a BREAD HEAD! Bread is trending. Or, more specifically, bread baking cookbooks are trending. It is 2015 and we are awash in a bounty of big, beautiful, bread cookbooks from some of our favorite […]

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