Macaroon Tart: Recipe

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So I promised you a recipe.  It’s not precisely mine to share, so you’ll have to go to 101 Cookbooks to get the exact details.  I just swapped out the cherries for blackberries and strawberries because that’s what I had on hand, and also because pitting cherries is a dreadful chore.  Especially when you don’t own a cherry pitter. Heidi’s recipes have never steered me wrong, and this tart was surprisingly simple.  I have vague memories of making a fruit tart that involved multiple steps, many ingredients, a sticky, gloppy glaze, and far too many temper tantrums on my part.  … Continue reading

Macaroon Tart

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I’m too tired to even think about dessert right now (a rare and shocking event), but trust me you’re going to want to make this tart.  All I can offer you tonight is this picture; more to follow shortly.  In the meantime, I hope posting this will let me dream sweet dreams of coconut and raspberries.  Who needs sugarplum dreams when it’s berry season?

Berry Season: Strawberries and blueberries and raspberries, oh my!

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Berry season is my favorite time of the year.  You know the Staples commercial for back to school, where the parents frolic through Staples singing It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year ?  Well that’s how I feel about berry season.  I mean just look at the snacks you can have in the spring. The ultimate fruit salad, all good stuff and no filler: Strawberries and kiwis: tasty and colorful.   Raspberries and peaches, just about the best springtime combo   The only thing that makes berry season less than perfect this year is that I haven’t found a … Continue reading