Category Archives: Dessert

Blueberry Peach Pie

I bought some star cookie cutters a couple months ago to use for the Fourth of July, when I thought I was going to make a fruit pie with stars-and-stripes topping. That never happened because I made blueberry cobbler instead. I … Continue reading

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Peach Brown Sugar Tart

I accidentally doubled the crust recipe for the tomato tart I made over the weekend, so I decided to make a sweet tart, too. Okay…maybe it wasn’t an accident. Still, I’m glad I did it. I had some extra peaches … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cobbler

When I moved back to St. Louis a couple years ago, I had some extra time on my hands. I was writing and applying for jobs but in my downtime, I was cooking and watching food-related TV. Somehow, I stumbled … Continue reading

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Strawberry Ice Cream

For those of you who are late to this story, I picked ten pounds of strawberries over the weekend and I’ve been trying to think of ways to use them up. Cue: This strawberry ice cream. I made jam and … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcake with Orange Blossom Whipped Cream

This is the first in a series of posts about everything I did with strawberries that I picked over the weekend. Somewhat incredibly, they’re almost all gone. Before I went out to Eckert’s on Saturday, I knew I wanted to … Continue reading

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Blueberry Rhubarb Pie

You’d think that I’d be really good at making pie, but until this past weekend, I wasn’t. Historically, I’ve had a lot of problems making pies. I think it’s because I’m impatient. I don’t refrigerate the dough long enough. When … Continue reading

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Tiramisu with Edelbrand Cherry Brandy

A couple weekends ago, I drove out to Marthasville, Missouri to spend time with my friends Lynn and Martin from Edelbrand Pure Distilling. We had plans to go to dinner in nearby Washington, but first, Lynn and I made tiramisu. … Continue reading

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