Tag Archives: pastry

Heirloom Tomato Tart with Roasted Corn and Basil

This is one of those dinners that looks super intimidating to make but is actually really easy. All you need is an oven and puff pastry. You’ll also need tomatoes, basil, corn, ricotta, and cotija, but I’ll get to that … Continue reading

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Like Home/Comme À La Maison

Like Home/Comme À La Maison is closed for construction this week and I miss them. So I figure now is as good a time as any for me to tell you about them. I read about Like Home right after … Continue reading

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Lavender Honey Scones

On Saturday, I went to check out the Lake St. Louis Farmers’ Market. I wasn’t sure what to expect because I’ve never been to Lake St. Louis and I hadn’t heard anything about the market. It turns out that it’s … Continue reading

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La Patisserie Chouquette

I don’t usually use this space to rave about bakeries. I could spend 2,000 words doing that and still have more to say. But I’m making a special exception for La Patisserie Chouquette. I found out about this bakery from my … Continue reading

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Happy (Belated) Holidays and Winter Break

Happy (Belated) New Year! I hope you enjoyed a few days off work, time away from school, or found time to relax and unwind. I’ve had a great winter break, and unfortunately, I’m coming close to the final countdown…only three … Continue reading

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Cream Puff Mishaps…And Foundation Grounds

This past weekend wasn’t particularly eventful.  The weather was unseasonably warm, so I spent most of each day outside.  On Saturday, though, I had a specific craving…Not for something sweet, for a change, but something savory. So, I headed to … Continue reading

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Sugar-Frosted Apple Pie for National Pie Day

I was browsing one of my favorite food blogs the other day, looking for inspiration for quick weeknight meals.  I found some interesting recipes, but I also found another, more exciting piece of news: That Monday, January the 23rd was … Continue reading

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