Posie Brien

Posie grew up on a farm in Maryland and spent her summers in Vermont. As an editor for King Arthur and Sift magazine, she feels lucky to bake every day and connect through writing. She loves homemade bread warm from the oven, raw milk cream, and apple crisp with extra streusel topping.

Posts by Posie Brien

  • Decorative pie crust via @kingarthurflour
    Decorative Pie Crust Tips
    Elaborately decorated pies might seem like an impossible feat for the home baker, but today…
  • Fruitcake timeline via @kingarthurflour
    Your fruitcake timeline
    Holiday cake bakers, let's talk about your fruitcake timeline. Whether you're gifting the traditional fruit- and…
  • 10 ways to use boiled cider via @kingarthurflour
    10 Ways to Bake with Boiled Cider
    Good news! The very best way to improve your fall baking this year is within easy reach: boiled…
  • French apple tart via @kingarthurflour
    French Apple Tart
    When you think of fall baking, French apple tart might not come to mind. Fall…
  • Savory waffles via @kingarthurflour
    Savory waffles
    Savory waffles: Does the phrase throw you off? Traditionally a sweet item on the breakfast…
  • Homemade Crackers via @kingarthurflour
    How to bake homemade crackers
    Homemade crackers: Does that sound like an impossible feat? My friends are always mystified when…
  • Artisan bread stenciling via @kingarthurflour
    Artisan Bread Stenciling
    Walking into a fancy bakery can take your breath away. Forget elegant pastries and carefully…
  • Bun Pan via @kingarthurflour
    How to Use a Bun Pan
    There are single-use kitchen tools (cherry pitter, citrus reamer, potato masher) and there are multipurpose…
  • Rhubarb Compote via @kingarthurflour
    Rhubarb Compote
    Rhubarb shows up just in time every year. Sweet, juicy, early summer fruit is starting to…
  • S'mores waffle via @kingarthurflour
    S’mores Waffles
    S'mores waffles are not likely part of your summer cooking roster. But they should be,…
  • Scoops via @kingarthurflour
    Kitchen Scoops
    When I say scoops and kitchen tool in the same sentence, you probably think about ice cream. An ice cream…
  • Pound cake via @kingarthurflour
    6 Ways to Dress Up Pound Cake
    Pound cake is a hard cake not to love. Moist, tender, and rich, every bite is…
  • Almond puff loaf via @kingarthurflour
    Almond Puff Loaf
    One of the (many) benefits of working for a baking company is the wealth of…
  • Sift Farm via @kingarthurflour
    My Mother’s Farm
    Mother's Day is a time to celebrate the women who raised us, and today I'm paying…
  • Basic muffins via @kingarthurflour
    The Best Basic Muffin Recipe
    It’s hard to beat a very good muffin. Tender and just slightly moist, an excellent…
  • Quiche via @kingarthurflour
    A Spring Quiche Recipe
    When I was growing up, I always wanted quiche for dinner. I didn't understand why…
  • Grilled Cheese via @kingarthurflour
    Grilled Cheese Winners
    Two things we like at King Arthur Flour: excellent food and leaving a positive mark…
  • Citrus Surprise Cake via @kingarthurflour
    Citrus Surprise Cake
    Can we talk about cake for a bit? You seem like you'd be interested in that.…
  • Banana bread via @kingarthurflour
    Whole Wheat Banana Bread
    Banana bread is not the belle of the bakery ball. Banana bread is plain and…
  • Bacon brownies via @kingarthurflour
    Truly Decadent Bacon Brownies
    Think for a moment about two of life's little pleasures: crisp bacon and rich, dark chocolate. Since two…
  • Dipping Chocolate via @kingarthurflour
    Dipping Chocolate Tips
    As mid-February approaches, lots of people are going to tell you that you should be…
  • Waffle Iron Tricks via @kingarthurflour
    5 Surprising Ways to Use Your Waffle Iron
    Most of us have a waffle iron somewhere in our kitchen. It's likely stashed in…
  • Fast Puff Pastry via @kingarthurflour
    Easy Puff Pastry Appetizers
    New Year's Eve is a fancy, go-all-out holiday. It calls for Champagne, glitter, and your…
  • Basic fudge via @kingarthurflour
    Basic Fudge Recipes
    Let's talk about fudge. This old-fashioned candy isn't around much anymore, but we haven't forgotten about…