01 Dec 2022: Rosemary Shortbread

When she was asked about the secret to making delicious cookies, Susan Callahan, owner of Goodies Homemade’s answer was short and to the point: butter. I would second that. This is Joanne Chang’s recipe for shortbread cookies and can be found on page 146 in her first Flour Bakery cookbook (Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston’s…

23 Jul 2022: Flour Bakery + Cafe’s Chunky Lola Cookie

How have I missed this cookie perfection in Joanne Chang’s 2010 book, Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston’s Flour Bakery + Cafe? This buttery (of course), chewy blend of dark chocolate, coconut and nuts is exactly the kind of cookie to perk up a day. Found on page 110, the ingredients include Butter (lots of it)…

06 July 2021: Joanne Chang’s Homemade Oreos (egg-free style)

Flour Bakery + Cafe Homemade Oreos – egg-free version My favorite stop for a quick(er) bite in Boston is Joanne Chang’s Flour Bakery + Cafe. I think I’ve been to all of them at one time or another! And a natural follow-on for those times when I can’t get into the City (looking at YOU…