A blend of cooked blueberries and fresh nestled in a crisp vanilla shortbread crust that you can make ahead. Very little prep but oh so much reward. You can bet that anytime I’m on dessert duty this summer this is what you’ll get (unless you ask for chocolate). Guess what I had for breakfast? I […]
Fresh Cherry Cheesecake Tart Because I know what pan I baked this in I’m insisting on calling it a tart even though everyone at dinner last night kept complementing me on the delicious pie. Bright beautiful fresh summer cherry juice still tints my fingertips, the berry tattoos of summer, a solstice stain. So good. I […]
Crisp spring time asparagus, both baked and lightly sautéed, comes front and center in this simple goat cheese and chive tart studded with crisp bacon bits. Get your spring greens on! I admit I cheated and bought asparagus before it became available at the farmers’ market. It was almost local and a welcome change from […]
One of my many wonderful cousins stopped by yesterday for an early dinner on her way to an organic seed conference. As it was also her birthday dessert seemed mandatory. Fortunately I was told that butter is okay, nay- encouraged.