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Yeasted Hamantashen

Photo New York Times feature on Fany Gerson, Photo Credit  Alessandra Montalto/The New York Times   Probably the oldest way of making hamantaschen, these...

Yeasted Kichelah Sugar Twists

These make the fanciest, most delightful pastry-like cookies in the shortest time ever.  Coarse sugar, a key ingredient for this recipe, is available at...

Yellow Corn and Berry Scones

Golden yellow, slightly sweet and crunchy.

Yin Yan or Black and White Biscotti

 An amazing biscotti I created in the late 80's when biscotti were beginning their climb to the top of the baking trend (where they...

Yin Yang Cream Cheese Stuffed Brownies

A yin and yang treat of the highest order. Imagine a moist, fudgie brownie that is rivered through with New York style cheesecake filling?...

You-Tube Apple Cake

Apples, batter, spice and a nice, leisurely bake, result in a fragrant, autumn, apple cake fit for Thanksgiving or every minute leading up to...

Zabar’s Style Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Isn't it the truth? Classic butter cakes, like this one, are always best? Tender, with a swirl of spicy streusel, this is a winner.

Zavyvanets or Ukrainian Babka

I found a recipe that seemed to be for this Ukrainian yeasted coffeecake called Zavyvanets. Althought it appeared to be authentic it needed a...

Zucchini Apple Muffins

These are moist, fragrant muffins with all the flavor of summer packed in them. A touch of bran and some whole-wheat flour is an...

Zucchini Orange Tea Bread

Moist, and slightly kissed with orange zest, this classic quick bread makes short work of your garden's zucchini overstock. One of my all-time favorite...