Cooking School 101: Pie Crust

Whether your prefer crostatas, quiches, galettes, or the Thanksgiving classics, pies are delicious and amazingly versatile. Though there are infinite variations of the traditional pie, the base pastry is the same: A combination of flour, fat, and liquid.  Everyone and their grandmother seems to have a some tip or trick they swear by for getting perfectly flakey […]

Recipe 101: Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Though a cookie hallmark, the  Oatmeal Raisin cookie tends to get a bad rap. They’re just not the sexiest of cookies. It’s a cookie whose star ingredient is most commonly associated with a healthy breakfast and/or Quakers.  However, this old standard is filled with untapped potential. With a simple addition of blackstrap rum and a pinch of salt […]