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Macarons de San Francisco

Decidedly different from those fussy, multicolored cake-cookies that seem to have taken over bakeries, these Macarons from La Boulange: Cafe Cooking at Home are nutty, sweet, and light, owing to a mix of hazelnut and almond meal, egg whites, and sugar. And that's it. More

Happy Macaron Day!

While we wish every day could be Macaron Day, these treats do seem poised for special occasions. And what better occasion than themselves? So Happy Macaron Day, world! Indulge in a few? Don't mind if we do. More

French Macarons

Macarons are so hot right now, it's easy to see why they've captured the attention of sweet fiends and bakers alike. They have a reputation for being fussy, but while they are not the easiest cookie to make, a few with cracked shells still taste just as good as those that emerge from the oven unscarred. This recipe is for plain, basic shells, which have a sweet almond flavor on their own, but largely take on the flavor of your chosen filling. More

Making Macarons with MaryClare Macarons

What do you do when your child wants something very, very special for a special occasion—and it just can't be found anywhere? In some cases, you go to extremes. In the case of Mary Jo Selig and Clare Thomas Williams, you start a company and make your own specialty macarons. More

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