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Bake the Book: TKO Cookies

TKOs are Sebastien Rouxel's design on the classic chocolate sandwich cookie. Both the size and quality are on a grander scale; they measure three inches in fluted diameter, and are elegantly filled, drop by drop, with a piping bag. You can follow all these delicate steps yourself, or take a couple shortcuts: the results will be impressive either way. More

Bake the Book: Bouchon Bakery

In the pantheon of modern chefs, Thomas Keller has carved out a unique niche for himself. A signature combination of passion and whimsy infuses his work, making his vision edible. The Bouchon Bakery cookbook, co-authored by Keller's executive pastry chef Sebastien Rouxel, is an amalgamation of French and American baked goods. It's as much of a pleasure to pore through Bouchon Bakery as it is to bake from it. Any effort you make will be richly rewarded. More

10 Can't-Miss Autumn Sweets in NYC

If I had it my way, pumpkin, apple, pecan, and all those warming, autumn-inspired treats would appear on the menu of bakeries and sweet shops all year long. But since that isn't happening anytime soon, I'll take what I can get for the next few months. That means caramel-laced pumpkin scones, pecan tarts with a spicy gingerbread crust, cranberry and apple cobblers topped with chantilly cream, and pumpkin custards. And that's just the beginning. More

Sugar Rush: Mint-Chocolate Cake at Bouchon Bakery

Six different layers in this Mint-Chocolate Cake ($6.95) from Bouchon Bakery, and I can't decide which I like best. Is it the mint-jelly and chocolate ganache quenelle that tops off the slice? Or maybe that pure white layer of vanilla bean mousse? It's hard competition when pitted against soft green mint mousse and a brownie-like chocolate cake. And don't forget about that layer of milk chocolate mousse! More

10 Peppermint Sweets We Love in NYC

The holiday season brings with it all sorts of rich tastes and smells: eggnog and warm apple cider; the scent of baking cookies and gingerbread; cozy spices of cinnamon and nutmeg. But then there's peppermint, and the million different ways restaurants, bakeries and coffee shops in this city incorporate it into desserts. From housemade peppermint patties to candy cane ice cream, deciding where to start is the hardest part. Check our ten of our favorites. More

Sugar Rush: Sugar Pie at Bouchon Bakery

A fresh batch of brioche warm out of the oven is so good and simple on its own, it almost seems impossible to improve upon. But leave it to Bouchon Bakery to create the Sugar Pie—a brioche round topped with copious amounts of butter and sugar whipped together, then baked a bit longer. More

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