by The Chef | Cook It
What is a tart? No, not a saucy medieval lady with wicked wiles, though that term has been used in times past. The simplest description would be that it is a type of pie. If you really get down to it, there isn’t much distinction between a tart, a pie, a flan or a quiche when it comes to the dough end of the equation – or much of anything else for that matter.
by The Mad Boulanger | Cook It, Do It, Eat It, Like ItApple Cheddar Scones with Walnuts and Sage Recipe An ode to the delicious juicy, sweet, tart, crispy, nature’s candy apples, how it pains me to see you replaced by pumpkin spice as Autumn’s favorite flavor. I’m not trying to judge you for getting all...
by So Fresh She's Frisky | Cook It, Eat It
Beautifully preparing the just ripened fruits of summer as a dessert is close to my heart. This is type of food is a sweet expression of your love and it honors the natural spirit of whatever freshly picked fruit you choose.
by The Mad Boulanger | Cook It, Do It, Eat It, Like It
I know, empirically, that carrot cake doesn’t count as a serving of vegetables. Or that an incredibly huge slice doesn’t count as two servings of vegetables. I think we all do.
Yet I still have a vague sense that it’s somehow wholesome and good for me, even though my best recipe for carrot cake calls for a whole cup of mayonnaise. A wholesome, somehow good-for-me-excuse to eat frosting in front of company, because it seems bad manners to shovel it in my mouth with a spoon.
by The Mad Boulanger | Cook It, Eat It, Like It
Allow me to confess right now that I, after a lengthy teenage rebellion and equally lengthy post adolescent period of disdain for conformity, am now settled in a lovely midwestern suburb. Seriously. Sometimes I coach youth soccer. I do PTA things. I do PTA Baking Committee things.