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Zucchini Tart with Basil Ricotta Filling

Tarts with puff pastry are one of my favorite things to make. They look super impressive and are deceptively easy. I guess you could make your own puff pastry from scratch, but unless I’m making croissants or pain au chocolat, … Continue reading

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Herbed Tomato Tart

One of my best party tricks is buying frozen puff pastry, letting it thaw, and organizing cut fruit or vegetables on top. It looks impressive like you spent hours working on it, but it couldn’t be easier to make. In … 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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Tomato Goat Cheese Tart

This is the time of year when the tomatoes are in top form. Every Saturday, I go to the same stand at the Tower Grove Farmers’ Market and pick up the best ones I can find. A trick I learned … Continue reading

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Spring Pea Ricotta Tart

In this chapter of, “Puff Pastry Makes Everything Better,” I bring you this spring pea ricotta tart. I love puff pastry. I forget how much I love it until I use it again. It’s a little pricey but it’s so … Continue reading

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Swiss Pear Tart with Edelbrand Plum Brandy

A couple months ago, I went to Marthasville, MO, to visit Edelbrand Pure Distilling. The business, which is owned by Lynn DeLean-Weber, Martin Weber, and their daughter Tess DeLean, makes vinars, or Swiss brandy. “Vinars” is word in Romansh, or … Continue reading

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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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Strawberry Ricotta Tart

When I saw this recipe the other night, I said to myself, YEP. Making that. There wasn’t even a question in my mind. I made the dough last night and left it in the fridge to set overnight. Then, when … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cream Pie (or “Tarte aux Fraises”)

Something I love about the French are their constant vacations.  Not one month into teaching English abroad, I already had a school break.  I had two weeks off to do whatever I wanted, go whatever I wanted, and most importantly, … Continue reading

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A Road Trip… and More New Eats in Nashville

On Friday afternoon, I helped my boyfriend pack up his car to return to Nashville.  Usually, this is a sad moment.  However, this time, instead of watching him close the door and drive away, I also got in the car. … Continue reading

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