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  • baked apple galette with plate of apples

    Rustic Apple Galette

    An apple galette is a no pressure, no pretensions apple pie ~ just buttery, flaky pastry meets perfect in-season apples with a hint of sugar and spice.  No fancy pastry skills required for…

  • asparagus and creme fraiche tart

    Simple Asparagus Puff Pastry Tart

    A simple asparagus puff pastry tart made in just a few minutes with frozen puff pastry, creme fraiche (or mascarpone, Boursin, cream cheese…) and asparagus.  A shower of lemon zest and…

  • Maple Frangipane Pecan Pie

    My Maple Frangipane Pecan Pie recipe is a delicious tart filled with a rich pecan frangipane flavored with vanilla bean, bourbon, and maple. If you’re asked to bring a dessert this…

  • Rhubarb Vanilla Bean Shortbread Tart, sliced

    Rhubarb Shortbread Crumble Tart

    Rhubarb Shortbread Crumble Tart ~ this  juicy rhubarb tart recipe is warmed up with vanilla bean and a buttery oatmeal crumble topping.  After you make it for Mom this Mother’s Day,…

  • Lemon poppy seed mini tarts

    Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust

    My Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust is a sunny, tangy dessert that’s perfect for sweetening up these last weeks of winter.  Just whisk together the lemony filling and bake,…

  • Tangerine Marmalade Crumble Tart, sliced 2

    Tangerine Shortbread Tart with Fresh Rosemary

    Tangerine Shortbread Tart with Fresh Rosemary ~ an easy crumble tart infused with a hint of fresh rosemary ~ perfect for breakfast, brunch, or afternoon tea!…

  • Fig galette with lavender honey sliced into wedges on parchment paper

    Fresh Fig Tart with Lavender Honey

    Fresh Fig Tart with Lavender Honey ~ this crisp galette with a jammy fig filling can go anywhere from breakfast and brunch to dessert.  The homemade lavender infused honey is worth…

  • espresso ganache tart

    Espresso Ganache Tart

    My Espresso Ganache Tart recipe is a rich and decadent chocolate tart with a deep flavor and a silky texture.  It’s truffle meets fudge meets mousse, with a strong jolt of…

  • Peach and Apricot Pie

    Peach and Apricot Pie is an easy one crust crumble topped pie that is a deliriously delicious and juicy dessert made with ripe peaches and apricots.…

  • Minimal Monday: Heirloom Cherry Tomato Tart

    You only need a few ingredients for this tart.  A sheet of frozen puff pastry, and any soft spreadable cheese will do for the base.  I used mascarpone, but there are…

  • Southern Tomato Pie with Vodka Crust

    Southern Tomato Pie with Vodka Crust is not just a recipe, it’s a religion…made with a homemade flaky crust, impossibly juicy summer tomatoes, Vidalia onions, plenty of mayo and sharp cheese,…

  • super easy rustic pluot tat

    Rustic Pluot Tart

    Have a slice of this Rustic Pluot Tart for breakfast with a good strong cup of coffee.  A dab of creme fraiche couldn’t hurt, either. Pluots are right up there with…

  • Vidalia Onion and Ham Quiche

    Vidalia Onion and Ham Quiche ~ Vidalias are famous for being so mild  they can be eaten raw, like an apple, but they’re wonderful cooked as well ~ any sweet onion…

  • Sicilian Orange Tart

    Sicilian Orange Tart ~ celebrate citrus season with a rustic Italian tart that is stunningly gorgeous.  Even the crust of this stunning tart is loaded with orange zest ~ the citrus…

  • caramelized onion goat cheese and herb pie on a wooden surface with pie server

    Caramelized Onion, Goat Cheese and Herb Pie

    Caramelized Onion, Goat Cheese and Herb Pie ~ this kind of French inspired tart filled with veggies and a light custard of egg, milk and cream is great for brunch, lunch,…

  • Vanilla Bean Buttermilk Pie

    Vanilla Bean Buttermilk Pie ~ this vintage style custard pie is simple but utterly delicious.  It’s the perfect light ending to a big meal.…

  • Elizabeth David's elegant Onion Tart

    Elizabeth David’s Onion Tart

    Elizabeth David’s Onion Tart ~ Elizabeth David predated Julia Child by 10 years in introducing the joys of Mediterranean cuisine to Britain ~ this simple tart is a great example!…