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Savory Pâte Brisée from TARTS

Savory Pâte Brisée   This classic savory pate brisee pastry is from Tarts, by Frederic Anton and Christelle Brua. Try it with their Eggplant Purée Tart and their Tomato and Anchovy Tart. Excerpted with permission from Tartsby Frederic Anton and Christelle Brua. Published by Rizzoli, 2016. Photography by Richard Haughton.   Serves 4 to 6 Preparation 15 minutes Rest 2 […]

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Eggplant Purée Tart

Eggplant Purée Tart     This Eggplant Purée Tart is from Tarts, by Frederic Anton and Christelle Brua. If you check out their Tomato and Anchovy Tart you will notice a similar aesthetic, which is what drew me to their book and body of work. The recipes are all about using high quality ingredients and letting […]

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Tomato and Anchovy Tart

Tomato and Anchovy Tart     I was sent this book, Tarts, by Frederic Anton and Christelle Brua, and Richard Haughton’s photographs jumped off the page with forthright exuberance. They remind me of an even bolder presentation of the tarts presented in Book of Tarts: Form, Function and Flavor at City Bakery by Maury Ruben from 1995, […]

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Hummingbird Oatmeal Cookies

Hummingbird Oatmeal Cookies   We make our Hummingbird Cake all the time. It’s perfect when you want something casual yet a bit substantial. The classic cake combines pineapple, nuts and bananas. These Hummingbird Oatmeal Cookies feature those ingredients as well as oatmeal and coconut. There is something for everyone in these cookies brought to us […]

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Blackberry Swirl Meringue Cookies

Blackberry Swirl Meringue Cookies     We love the look of these Blackberry Swirl Meringue Cookies. They somehow manage to be homespun and elegant at the same time. And, although the rich, purple blackberry jam does make for a stunning visual effect and flavor addition, we like that you could use whatever jam you like […]

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Brioche Doughnuts with Bourbon Glaze

Brioche Doughnuts with Bourbon Glaze     I am a doughnut fan, as long as they are eaten as fresh as can be. This is also why I am a huge supporter of homemade doughnuts. Get them while they are warm and they will rival many desserts. This version is based upon brioche dough and […]

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Lemon Tart

Lemon Tart   My opinion is that I don’t get to review enough books by guys. I’m not talking about classically trained French pastry chefs. I’m talking about guys who love to cook and happen to bake and put a casual spin on baked goods and desserts that are approachable and down to earth. Brendan […]

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Garlic “Cheddar” Herb Biscuits

Garlic “Cheddar” Herb Biscuits     Why is the “cheddar” in quotes? Because this recipe from Dana Schultz of MinimalistBaker.com fame uses nutritional yeast to provide a cheesy flavor, while keeping the recipe vegan. With the addition of chives and garlic in two forms these Garlic “Cheddar” Herb Biscuits are packed with flavor and flaky […]

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Dark Chocolate Almond Coconut Bites

Dark Chocolate Almond Coconut Bites       Are you a fan of the MinimalistBaker.com? You should be! How does this sound? 10 ingredients or less, one bowl or 30 minutes or less to prepare for every recipe? That’s Dana Shultz’s promise both on her blog as well as in her book, Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking. Her recipes […]

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No-Bake Raspberry Tart

No-Bake Raspberry Tart   I must admit that my first foray into the mason jar craze was for savory items and in fact 150 Best Meals in a Jarby Tanya Linton is mostly just that, however, there are some great desserts too, such as this No-Bake Raspberry Tart. And it couldn’t be easier, using purchased […]

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Cute and Clever Key Lime Pie

Cute and Clever Key Lime Pie   Tanya Linton has a way with jars. She has put together a large collection of mason jar meals in 150 Best Meals in a Jarand that includes desserts, such as this “key lime pie” and her No-Bake Raspberry Tart. Purchased graham crackers makes this super easy and quick, but […]

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Green Monster Pops

Green Monster Pops   Do you think of ice cream and frozen treats as indulgences that you shouldn’t be indulging in? Author Christine Chitnis has brought us an entire book of ice creams, ice pops and other frozen treats that not only taste great, but are good for us in her book Icy, Creamy, Healthy, […]

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Pomegranate Berry Smoothie Bowl

Pomegranate Berry Smoothie Bowl   When we saw this image we were inspired. We do first eat with our eyes, and this drew us in. You are looking at a Pomegranate Berry Smoothie Bowl from 200 Best Smoothie Bowl Recipesby Alison Lewis. It is not only gorgeous, but packed with nutrition as well – fiber, protein, […]

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Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie Bowl

Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie Bowl   Have you joined the smoothie bowl craze? If you have a blender, we invite you to jump right in – with this Peanut Butter Cup inspired, dessert worthy version. This recipe, as well as the Pomegranate Berry Bowl, are both from 200 Best Smoothie Bowl Recipesby Alison Lewis. Most smoothies are oriented towards breakfast […]

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Chocolate Cake

Healthful Chocolate Cake   Robyn Youkilis has brought us a book called Go With Your Gut where she gently and encouragingly takes us thought her journey to wellness. As someone who lives with IBS and related issues I found her approach refreshing and very relatable. Here is her version of  a healthful Chocolate Cake; it is gluten […]

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Good Gut Gummies

Natural Gummy Candies     I have a thing for gummy candy. In fact I take gummy vitamins, just so I can “cheat” and have my vitamins and candy everyday. This recipe for natural gummy candies from Robyn Youkilis and her book Go With Your Gutmeans we don’t have to sneak around with our gummy candy […]

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Green Tea Honeysuckle Cake

Matcha, Milk and Honey Make this Cake Unique What is green and bitter and that we find absolutely irresistible? Matcha, or powdered green tea! We love it brewed or used in baking. And since we are “thinking green” for St. Patrick’s Day, we thought we would re-visit this simple, lovely Bundt cake. By the way, […]

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Spiced Pear Hand Pie

Spiced Pear Hand Pie     February is Great American Pies Month and we’re celebrating this time-tested dessert with a Spiced Pear Hand Pie. Pears are a staple and don’t always get the attention they deserve. Full of flavor, juicy texture and nutrients, we tip our hat to the pear with this unique twist on the […]

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