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Salted Caramel Chocolate Pecan Pie

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It’s absolutely impossible not to think about pie this time of year. No dessert seems more appropriate as Thanksgiving approaches. Pie is not something that I bake that often, but when I do I am

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Ingredients
  • For dough
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1-1/2 sticks cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup ice water

Pull-Apart Bread

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T-minus 2 weeks until Thanksgiving, my favorite food holiday of the year. I have sides and dessert on the brain right now and of course bread. It’s often a forgotten detail of a big meal,

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Ingredients
  • For dough
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

Tahini Cookies

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In the world of ingredients, when I think of tahini, hummus is the first thing that registers in my brain. Confession—I usually get premade hummus at the grocery and don’t even bother making it from

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Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup grabulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup white sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup black sesame seeds

Marble Rye Bread

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I’ve eaten my way through a little over half of this loaf of marble rye bread. Rye is definitely a love-it/hate-it kind of thing. I had no luck convincing my three-year-old to try it despite

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Ingredients
  • For light rye
  • 2/3 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon unsulfured molasses
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup bread flour
  • 1 cup light rye flour
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds plus more for topping
  • 1 tablespoon safflower oil plus more for bowl