Baking A Moment

Holiday

A slice of strawberry cake on a lacy white plate with a wooden fork.

Strawberry Cake

Hot cross buns baked in a rectangular jadeite baking dish.

Hot Cross Buns

Serving scalloped potatoes from the pan with a wooden spoon.

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Funfetti cookies piled into a small white ceramic dish, with more cookies stacked in the background.

Funfetti Cookies

Slice of flourless chocolate cake on a dark blue plate with a rose gold fork.

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Jalapeno popper dip served in a white ceramic bowl with two slices of fresh jalapeno pepper on top.

Jalapeno Popper Dip

Peanut butter blondies on a sheet of parchment cut into squares.

Peanut Butter Blondies

Dipping a homemade soft pretzel into beer cheese.

Beer Cheese

Madeleine cookies dusted with powdered sugar and arranged on a white ceramic plate.

Madeleine Cookies

Two tall mugs of hot buttered rum, with a teakettle in the background.

How to Make Hot Buttered Rum

Shards of toffee stacked in a fluted tart pan.

How to Make Toffee

Mexican wedding cookies piled on a wooden board with Christmas ribbon in the background.

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Biscotti cookies served with a cup of espresso.

Almond Biscotti Recipe

Chocolate truffles stacked in a pottery dish with tins of crushed nuts in the background.

Chocolate Truffles

Oatmeal cranberry cookies on a vintage red and white plate.

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Ladling brown gravy from a bone china gravy boat.

How to Make Gravy

Make-ahead mashed potatoes served in a stoneware bowl with butter.

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Pecan pie bars stacked on waxed paper, with whole pecans in the background.

Pecan Pie Bars

Poached pears served on small ceramic plates with pink flowers.

Poached Pears

Pumpkin roll served on a rectangular white ceramic plate.

Pumpkin Roll Recipe

Brioche loaf on a wooden board with a blue checked cloth in the background.

Brioche Bread

Sangria in a stemless wine glass with a cinnamon stick.

Sangria Recipe

Butter pecan cookies served in a vintage pie plate with a cup of coffee and a small pitcher of cream.

Butter Pecan Cookies

Challah bread on a marble board with a blue cloth.

Challah Bread