Genevieve Ko

Our friend Genevieve Ko was kind enough to share her recipe for Chocolate Zucchini Cake, which gets topped with a quick 2-ingredient Sweet Potato frosting. The recipes are from her fantastic new cookbook Better Baking. Dish up this dessert on Thanksgiving when you’ve got all of the pies covered but still have a hankering for something rich and chocolatey. You’ll probably have some extra sweet potato puree lying around already.
By Genevieve Ko
These snappy, buttery nut crisps have a classic flavor and a crisp geometric look that never goes out of style.
By Genevieve Ko
A shot of earthy matcha and chopped pistachios lend a modern edge to this version of the classic buttery, bite-size French tea cakes.
By Genevieve Ko
In this twist on the traditional Canadian treat, the addition of nutmeg evokes the flavor of a classic holiday eggnog.
By Genevieve Ko
Take some of the guesswork out of your holiday baking by making these jewel-like mini pies, which combine frozen phyllo tart shells, melted chocolate, and sweet stewed cranberries.
By Genevieve Ko
A finishing flurry of festive crushed peppermints gives this crowd pleasing chocolate a cheerful and delicious holiday look.
By Genevieve Ko
Tart marmalade and crumbly pine nut short crust make perfect companions in this simple, seasonal bar cookie. Though orange marmalade is traditional, feel free to substitute grapefruit if you can find it.
By Genevieve Ko
Also known as hokey pokey or sea foam, this airy confections gets its signature texture and light sweetness from the magical chemical reaction between honey syrup and baking soda.
By Genevieve Ko
Sweet-tart lingonberry jam works wonderfully in these colorful cookies—but if the Swedish staple is hard to find, you can blend any red berry jam with a few tablespoons of dried cranberries.
By Genevieve Ko
What do you get when you combine buttery puff pastry, a generous sprinkling of parmesan and pretty sesame seeds? These addictive little savory bites that are sure to be the hit of your buffet.
By Genevieve Ko
Crunchy, tart cacao nibs and salty pumpkin seeds (also known as pepitas) give this easy homemade sweet a grown-up taste and appealingly rustic texture.
By Genevieve Ko
These pros cook for crowds every day. Let them show you how it’s done.
By Betty Gold, Genevieve Ko
If you’re a food lover who travels to eat, follow these tips to find the best meals.
By Genevieve Ko
And how to do them right.
By Genevieve Ko
Tired of the same old salad dressings? Try one of these delicious, easy mix-ins.
By Genevieve Ko