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Blueberry Cream Cheese Cobbler

blueberries, Breakfast, Cobbler, cream cheese, dessert, dinner, family, Food, Ice Cream, life

Chaos and Cookies

IMG_4772It’s so hard to believe that summer is coming to an end! It feels like it just started and here we are with my kids having just completed, very successfully I am happy to say, their first week back in school! I am officially the mom of high school and middle schooler. How this has happened, I do not know! But I sure do love the amazing teens I have raised. Sometimes it’s hard for me to absorb that these super cool, talented and incredibly smart little (well, bigger now than me!) people are really mine. Being a parent can be so hard….so so so hard, especially when you have a spirited little ball of curious energy as my son was when he was little, but I am so blessed beyond measure that, not only did I survive those days, but those days made my kids who they are today…

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Beyond the lattice | Flourish – King Arthur Flour’s blog

berries, crowd pleaser, dessert, pie, pie crust, summer, tips + techniques

Beyond the lattice | Flourish – King Arthur Flour’s blog.

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Oven Baked Spinach and Ricotta Tart

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Oven Baked Spinach and Ricotta Tart

Oven baked spinach and ricotta tart.This lovely and delicious tart is a perfect summer lunchtime dish.

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Rustic Apple and Blackberry Tarts

Blue Sky Daze

I had a couple of people pop over for tea this evening and I served a not-so-healthy-but-very-hearty meal of sausages, fried potatoes and baked beans. It was simple comfort food and it was nicely rounded off with a quick and tasty dessert.

Using this recipe, I had prepared individual fruit tarts. They consisted of shortcrust pastry filled with apples and blackberries and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar. They’re delicious on their own but when they’re served warm with a dollop of vanilla ice-cream, they’re absolutely irresistible. We’ll definitely be having these again this autumn.

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Smitten Kitchen’s Cherry-Almond Galette

Cherry Almond Galette, Galette, Pie, Pie Crust, Smitten Kitchen, Summer Dessert

Blueberries & Basil

There’s just something about cherries and summer, right? Like when you see them at the market, you just can’t not buy them. These local Ranier cherries were on “sale” at my little market, although even on sale they somehow ended up costing $14 ~ so I decided that meant I had to do something fun with them (or rather, with what remained after I ate a good portion of them immediately after purchasing).

I bought a cherry pitter last summer in the hopes of making a sour cherry pie – but alas, sour cherries are hard/impossible to find these days, so my pitter sadly went unused. As I was flipping through my Smitten Kitchen cookbook the other night, however, looking for some new ideas to help a girlfriend throw a dinner party, I stumbled upon this and realized that I had literally all of the ingredients already in my fridge/freezer/pantry – and…

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Indian Potato Pie

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Mushroom Tart

Alsace, Black forest ham, Garlic, Olive oil, Parsley, Pastry, Pie, Serrano ham, Spring onions

Coastal Delights

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Today I wanted to try out a pastry recipe my sister in law gave to me it has no butter and is very similar to the pastry which is used in Tarte flambé (Flammenkuchen) it comes from Alsace an area bordering Germany to the south it is delicious. But we will come to this at a later stage. I rolled the pastry and baked the tart in a pie plate but next time I would roll it out flat like pizza I think it would work well. I was amazed how easy the pastry was to handle.

 

 

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Salted Caramel Apple Mini-Pies

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Much Love, Audrey

These things are little bits of heaven. I swear, they’re delicious. And so adorable! It takes some effort, but they’re worth it. This twist on the american classic is delightful. Take ’em to picnics and parties, hand ’em out on the street. They’re seriously great anytime and anywhere.

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Keeping the Aloha Spirit Alive with my Chocolate Mac-Nut Pie

aloha, chocolate cream pie, chocolate macadamia nut pie, Hawaii, Hawaii pie, macadamia nuts, mai tai, praline crust, tropical desserts, whipped cream

Sweet And Crumby

Yes, I have just gotten back from Hawaii, Maui to be exact, and am completely in the Aloha frame of mind. I am still mentally sipping on Mai Tais, humming “Tiny Bubbles”, and trying so very hard to keep that relaxed, casual vibe going.

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Pozo de domingo

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Cocinando para Carles

Pizza? Empanada de carne? Tortilla de patatas? Cual es vuestro plato preferido? Que os gustaría encontrar en la nevera después de una noche de fiesta?

Y que os parece una mezcla de todo? Durante la semana de frío que teníamos hace no mucho, nosotros hemos construido esta receta:

Inspirado por el rey de las “guarrindongadas” Robin Food, os presento el Pozo de Domingo!

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