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January 23, 2015

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Surviving the winter is made possible by the following: hot toddies, footed onesie pajamas, and baked goods. The reasoning behind baked goods is two-fold, as the heat of your oven warms your home, and the comforting combination of flour and butter warms your soul. This weekend, stave off the chill of winter with cakes, tarts, pretzel buns, savory galettes, and scones. (And don't forget to read these links!)

Blood Orange Ricotta Cheesecake  Pink Pomelo TartsChocolate Layer Cake  Chocolate Layer Cake

  • Dress up traditional cheesecake with blood oranges and red wine-glazed figs. (The Artful Desperado.)
  • Fill buttery tart shells with tart pomelo curd and top them with sweet honey meringue for this beautiful dessert. (Butter and Brioche.)
  • Dairy- and gluten-free? Don't fret. You can still have your chocolate layer cake (and eat it, too.) (Dolly and Oatmeal.)
  • Speaking of chocolate cake, try this 4-layer mocha version with mint-colored icing. (The Farmer's Daughter.)

Pretzel Buns  Squash GaletteWhite Chocolate Scones  Tangerine Poppy Seed Scones

  • Fact: Homemade pretzel buns instantly make any burger or sandwich better. (Eat in My Kitchen.)
  • Savory galettes -- like this one with delicata squash -- are perfect for lunch. (A Thousand Threads.)
  • Fill scones with raspberries and white chocolate and serve them with coffee or tea. (Dula Notes.)
  • For a different take on scones, try making this tangerine poppy seed version. (Apt. 2B Baking Co.)

Photos on top by (clockwise) The Artful Desperado, Butter and Brioche, The Farmer's DaughterDolly and Oatmeal

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Photos on bottom by (clockwise) Eat in My Kitchen, A Thousand Threads, Apt. 2B Baking Co.Dula Notes

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The F. January 30, 2015
I look forward to this column every week. Thanks for consistently showcasing the best of the best. Tonight I will be dreaming about that blood orange cheesecake with wine-glazed figs!
Martyna @. January 26, 2015
That pomelo curd tart looks amazing, if pink pomelo is anything like what pink grapefruit is to its yellow counterpart then I'm in!
Kelsey -. January 26, 2015
thanks so much for the feature!! and I think I need those pretzel buns in my life asap! =)
Meike P. January 25, 2015
Thank you Lauren!
Eugenia,Allen January 24, 2015
These look wonderful! Check out my blog at
Millie |. January 24, 2015
The pretzels buns looks so good Lauren! Great finds!!
Yossy A. January 23, 2015
Thanks, Lauren!
Laicie H. January 23, 2015
Eek, thank you for including me!! Food52 is my favorite, and I'm always so inspired by this feature!
Lauren K. January 23, 2015
Glad to hear that, Laicie! Your squash galette looks so delicious.
Laicie H. January 23, 2015
Thank you, Lauren!!