Heirloom Tomato Tart

Tart has fancy ring to its name, but simply put, it’s just a pie without the top! Since it doesn’t have a top to cover everything, it usually leads to prettier/fancier presentations so it just looks a lot more delicate. With that, I have to say I tend make WAAYYYY more tarts than pies. I

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Onion Tart

Soooo… it’s a random Thursday evening and I’m alerted that we are having guest over…. NOW!  Before I could say who/what/when… I hear the buzzer going off.  Urrrrgghh! Times like these, I always go semi-homemade.  I also almost always go with pre-made puff pastry…. as my sister says “it is your knight in shining (egg-wash glistening) armor.”


Cranberries and Pistachio Pastry

This was a pleasant accidental success.  I was going for escargot chocolat-pistache, cuz I can’t get my recent trip to Paris out of my head, but totally messed it up.  The dough wasn’t moist, I used the wrong type of dough.  But it made for some delicious crispy treats 🙂