Category Archives: Tarts

That’s a lot of tart

The holidays are, perhaps obviously, always a busy time. This was the first year where I felt more like a grown-up, responsible for bringing a dish or two. We managed to wiggle our way out of hosting any meals ourselves, … Continue reading

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Holiday Cooking

It started. A few weeks ago the latest copy of VegNews magazine arrived – the infamous holiday issue with pages and pages of Thanksgiving recipes. Then Pinterest turned into a veritable holiday spread. All of the food blogs are talking … Continue reading

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Spectacular Pie

The pie. The pie was amazing. It was amazing in that despite some funny mishaps along the way, I still ended up with a delicious pie. Maybe my “problem-solving” skills are present in all areas of life – not just … Continue reading

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Is that lemon I taste?

My last meal was a gyro at the local diner in New Jersey over thirteen years ago. I don’t remember what the meat tasted like, but I loved the smack of yogurt sauce in the sandwich. It’s been another thirteen … Continue reading

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I consider failure

The process started with the sweet short paste. I couldn’t have a tart without a shell. I spent time calculating what 1.5x the pastry recipe would be, if I could use agave instead of sugar (I could), and if I … Continue reading

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