Strawberry Pie

There’s no better way to celebrate strawberry season than with this sweet strawberry pie!  It’s a spring and summertime favorite around here. This strawberry pie recipe is simple to make and is wonderful served on its own or topped with a dollop of freshly whipped cream! This post is a collaboration with California Strawberries. 

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Apple Hand Pies with Rosemary Thyme Crust

These apple hand pies have a delicate crust seasoned with fresh rosemary and thyme. They’re a fragrant treat that will make your kitchen smell amazing! This apple hand pie recipe is a perfectly portioned dessert!  I think hand pies are a great recipe for novice bakers who feel intimidated by homemade dough. It’s an opportunity to get a

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Mixed Currant Panna Cotta Tart

This Mixed Currant Panna Cotta Tart is a light, beautiful dessert that will wow your guests! Every now and then I get my hands on an ingredient that I find myself wanting to showcase as the centerpiece of a recipe. When I saw these mixed currants in my CSA basket, it was love at first site. I had

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Wild Blueberry Lemon Cream Tart + a Visit to Prince Edward Island

This Wild Blueberry Lemon Cream Tart is surprisingly light and delicate. Served chilled or at room temperature, it’s a perfect summer dessert. When Wyman’s of Maine invited me on a sponsored press trip to Prince Edward Island, I immediately said yes. As a native Marylander, I love shellfish, and PEI is known for having some of

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Chocolate Tart with Toasted Coconut and Sea Salt

This Bittersweet Chocolate Tart with Toasted Coconut and Sea Salt is rich, decadent and perfect for parties. People will beg you for the recipe! Over the years I’ve shared many recipes for tarts, galettes and pies. I often write about techniques for working with dough, but I’d like to try and visually demonstrate some of the

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Brandied Acorn Squash Pie

This Brandied Acorn Squash Pie is absolutely perfect for Thanksgiving! Acorn squash is naturally sweeter than pumpkin and works amazingly well in desserts. “We are either now here or nowhere.” – Journey into Power Several months ago I started taking hot yoga classes. For years I had been turned off by the thought of it, assuming

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Cranberry Pecan Tart

Serve this flavorful Cranberry Pecan Tart at holiday parties! It’s perfect for Thanksgiving. “Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.” ― Samuel Butler Fall always brings mixed feelings for me. I love the changing leaves and the crisp, cool weather. I love the holidays. It’s the

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