Golden Delicious Apple Galette

Golden Delicious Apple Galette

Posted by on Oct 17, 2011 in desserts, French, Recipes | 3 Comments

Here’s a ‘lil galette for your gullet! A galette is just a fancy-pants French cooking term, which in this case refers to a large freeform tart. You could definitely bake this recipe in a traditional tart dish, but I kind of prefer this method. Even if it ends up looking like crap it’s ok…because it’s ...

Roasted Eggplant and Heirloom Tomato Tart with Fresh Basil Pesto

Roasted Eggplant and Heirloom Tomato Tart with Fresh Basil Pesto

Posted by on Aug 7, 2011 in entrées, Fusion, Italian, Recipes | No Comments

Since tomatoes are in season and I have been waiting all year for these amazing heirloom varieties, I’m posting another tomato recipe. I went to the Urbana Farmers Market this morning and found some gorgeous heirlooms along with a few varieties of eggplant. I can’t even tell you how much I love farmers markets. I ...

Fresh Fruit Tart with Orange Blossom Custard and Citrus Glaze

Fresh Fruit Tart with Orange Blossom Custard and Citrus Glaze

Posted by on Jan 10, 2011 in American, desserts, Recipes | No Comments

At first glance, this tart does look pretty standard, but I think the addition of an orange blossom custard is a nice little surprise. It’s subtle, so if you don’t have orange blossom water on hand (who does? except for me, of course) you can either omit it completely, or just add in about 1 ...

Rustic Apple Tart

Rustic Apple Tart

Posted by on Nov 10, 2010 in American, desserts, Recipes | No Comments

I’ve never been a big apple dessert fan, but a tart made from scratch, with fresh apples and dough, completely changes things. Jenni and I had an over-abundance of apples from a recent apple picking outing, so this was one of the ways in which they were used. The first attempt yielded good results, but ...