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Watermelon Granita

We've made this granita with both honeydew and watermelon. Both were equally good, so we recommend using whichever melon is your favorite. Our version,...

Orange Bizcochitos

    Whew! Our decorations are up...The house is in full holiday mode. Two trees, 5 stockings, all those wreaths. Suddenly it's Christmastime at the Kee home. Or maybe...

Kitchen Pantry Kouign-Amann

    Lizzy -when she was working in Paris after college- kept telling us about this unbelievable sweet, soft yet crispy pastry with a caramelized  bottom. It originated outside Paris, in Brittany,...

New Orleans Chocolate Pecan Pie

Can you describe New Orleans in a word or two? It's impossible. The city has more identities, more nicknames than any other place....The Big...

Intensely Dense Ginger Cake

I wonder if the ginger gene is dominant? No, no, not the Prince Harry, Nicole Kidman, Ed Sheeran kind of ginger gene. The one...

Grilled Peaches and Cream

It's almost July and peaches rule the fresh produce aisle. This recipe offers the summery, sweet flavors of peach cobbler -cinnamon, sugar and pecans-...

Kitchen Pantry Granola Bars

Even though it's well into February, the Ghost of Christmas Past is still hanging around and haunting the Kees. All around the kitchen I...

Ricotta Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Ricotta Chocolate Chip Pound Cake Recipe Type: Dessert Author: Adapted from Proud Italian Cook Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups cake flour 2 1/2 teapoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 6 oz...

Agnes’s Pogacsa | Savory Hungarian Biscuits

We were stymied, trying to figure out where to go for dinner one night, when our friend suggested a restaurant on the Danube. It...

Honey Gingerbread and Kürtőskalács

The Budapest Christmas Fair may be small, but it packs a sensory-overload of sounds, smells and sights into a few city blocks. The two...