My husband and I ate Italian Almond Tart for the first time in Rome years ago. We were utterly surprised when the waiters presented it with a small hammer. When we asked what we should do with the hammer, we were told to gently tap the tart to break it […]
If you want to sell your apartment, this is the pie to have baking in the oven when the prospective buyers come in! It was also one of my Father’s favorites. He loved fruit and anything made with fruit. If he ordered rice pudding (another favorite), he would mix it […]
This is the perfect filling for my Basic Yellow Cake and Coconut Lemon Layer Cake recipes. Prep time: 20-30 minutes Chilling time: 2-3 hours
These are easy to make and so delicious. Use them as candy or as a garnish for soup or salad! Prep time: 5 minutes
When in doubt about what to make for dessert, make a crisp! You can use any combination of fruit that you want and spice it as you wish. You can add flour to bind it or leave out the flour and have it juicier. Add oats or chopped nuts to […]
Lines 9” Pie Plate
I love this sugar dough (pâte sucrée) because it is so versatile and easy to use. You can roll it out quickly to make a pie crust or cookies. If you have a little more time, buy yourself a mini tart pan and use this dough to make tartlets and […]
These are delicious light cookies that let you know when they are done by developing a toasty brown rim around the outside. Prep time: 20 minutes
For me, gingerbread is high on the list of “comfort” foods. Smother it with home made applesauce and all is right with the world!
Homemade applesauce is the best!