I made three Galettes in the past week. This one, one I’m working for the cookbook I’m writing and a small caramelized onion and cheddar one that got devoured. These are like a secret weapon, in a way. The crust (which you absolutely MUST be made from scratch) is one of my favorite recipes [...]
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This was the big winner at Thanksgiving. It was the first to be devoured, even before the impromptu poker game ended. And, I’m not gonna lie, having every guest who ate it say, “Oh my GOD. This is so good” is really awesome. When you are trying (fairly desperately) to wedge your way into [...]
Julia Child would have turned 100 today. She’s an inspiration, not just for those of us who cook, but for anyone who is sitting in an unfulfilling life wondering how then ended up where they did. Anyone who thinks they are “too old” to start a new path. Julia didn’t start cooking until she was [...]
A Deep Dish Lemon Pie with an Animal Cracker Crust for National Pie Day, plus the secrets to the making the perfect animal (or graham) cracker crust.
A beautiful Chocolate Raspberry Mousse pie, that is easy and delicious. Includes a two ingredient chocolate mousse that is sure to be a hit.
Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday because gratefulness is such an underrated personality trait. I wish people admired that quality in others like they admire shoes and jewelry and waist size. “She is SO grateful! I wish I had that.” We should start the day that like. Before we ever get out of bed, list the [...]
A pie post for you. I feel a little guilty about this, even though I know this is super valuable information if you were, in fact, the person who was chosen to bring the pie this year. Usually, I spend all weekend cooking, baking and photographing to present to you 3 solid posts each [...]
I’ve already told you all about my deep love for weekend breakfasts. But maybe I haven’t told you why. I have this amazing husband, that I sometimes think loves me more that I deserve. And I always worry that I’m going to fall off this pedestal he’s placed me on. And I have this daughter [...]
The requirements for party food are pretty simple, but hard and fast. Yummy Must travel well Must have the ability to sit at room temperature for extended periods of time Bonus if it evokes this sentence from at least one other party goer: “Can I get that recipe from you?” Mini galettes also have the [...]
I took Tater to the pumpkin patch. A huge gigantic pumpkin patch that had the size and personality of a country fair. She approched the task of picking out her very first pumpkin with abnormal amount of seriousness. After wandering the rows of pumpkins, she decide on a small pie pumpkin, perfect for her little [...]