Category: Pies, Tarts + Crisps

Strawberry Hand Pies

Strawberry Hand Pies

My thoughts on pies are no secret: I’m not a huge cooked fruit person, I say this yet I still enjoy a pie on occasion, especially a really good one.  This year, I decided to play around with an easy pie-like type of dessert—fruit hand […]

A Coconut-Chocolate Almond Tart That Is Gluten Free

A Coconut-Chocolate Almond Tart That Is Gluten Free

This is my new favorite tart.  I’m a sucker for anything with coconut.  This rich, decadent tart does not disappoint.  Plus, it’s gluten free and can be made dairy free as well!  I have already blogged about how fond I am of tarts: you may […]

A Classic French Tarte Aux Pommes

A Classic French Tarte Aux Pommes

A Tarte Aux Pommes, or apple tart as Americans call it, is the quintessential French dessert to me.  This is one of the first sweet pastries I learned to make in culinary school and I still remember how excited I was to learn it.  I also […]

Old But New: Try A Sweet Potato Tart This Thanksgiving

Old But New: Try A Sweet Potato Tart This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  The main reason?  It’s about food and sharing.  But also because it has no religious undertones nor does it have anything to do with gift-giving; it is just about togetherness.  Each year, I look forward to Thanksgiving months in advance. […]

A Strawberry Rhubarb Muesli Crisp Perfect For Summer

A Strawberry Rhubarb Muesli Crisp Perfect For Summer

I may not be a huge pie fan, but I absolutely love a good fruit crisp served warm, with homemade whipped cream.  A crisp is a simple yet hearty dessert that can be made for casual meals (served in free form) or made for more […]

Bluebarb Pie, For July 4th

Bluebarb Pie, For July 4th

If you are looking for the perfect summer pie, I have you covered, this bluebarb pie is a must.  The Fourth of July is the quintessential Yankee holiday and a large part of this patriotic celebration is food.  From burgers to pie, we celebrate by […]