This blueberry muffin recipe calls for mashing a half cup of berries and adding them to the batter. This produces a very moist muffin, one that will stay fresh longer. (Photo: Jim Wilson/The New York Times )
This mini quilt pattern, featuring 36 tiny Courthouse Steps quilt blocks, uses 1″-wide strips of vintage prints. Adorable in any small print, these quilt blocks make a sweet little doll quilt or table centerpiece. we love small quilts!
NYT Cooking: This is perhaps the most famous recipe created by Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who changed how Americans cook Italian food. It also may be her easiest. Use your favorite canned tomatoes for this and don’t be scared off by the butter. It gives the sauce an unparalleled velvety richness.