TIP OF THE DAY: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies For Pumpkin Season

This past weekend we got into the seasonal spirit by making a batch of pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. Five dozen of them disappeared over the weekend (we had some guests for brunch), so we’re sharing the recipe with you. The last time we made something similar was five years ago, when we made pumpkin chocolate…
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GIFT: Fancy Sprinkles

Gold glitter on donuts (both photos courtesy Fancy Sprinkles). Glass rimmers, available in every color in the rainbow.   Here’s a holiday gift idea for a baker: edible fancy sprinkles from Fancy Sprinkles, a well-named company. Yes, it’s a bit of a niche product, but the right person will be tickled pink [sprinkles], or any…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Rare Artisan Fruitcakes From Robert Lambert

[1] Robert Lambert’s artisan fruitcakes are available in dark and white (shown) styles. The candied fruits are made by hand (all photography courtesy Robert Lambert). Three vintages of Robert Lambert fruitcakes: 2018 at top, 2017 in the center and 2016 at bottom.   Some people cringe at the word “fruitcake.” That’s because their experience is…
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