Tag Archives: fruit

Jam Swirrled Muffins

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Alright, back to baking! There is one heck of an explanation to the delay, but I’ll post that to the life section later. For now, on to the muffins! I finally started dipping my toes into the whole canning experience this summer. I am a fan. A fan who didn’t realize just how long it can take to do a ...

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Blueberry Cheesecake Tart with a Shortbread Crust

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Blueberries are delicious. Even more so when they’re in season and fresh from the fields. The berries I used were not. They were on sale at the grocery store and that’s enough of a reason for me to try and do something fabulous with them. Farm ones just would have been even better. This started because I felt like cheesecake, and ...

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Marble Cupcakes with Strawberry Meringue Buttercream Icing

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I made 18 cupcakes this past Friday. They were gone by Sunday afternoon. Most of this was accomplished by me. Sunday afternoon I also realized that if I want to keep up this cupcake habit I’ve developed, I better take up running too. Tomorrow. Right now I’m still too logged down from the cupcakes. The moral of this story: I ...

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Sour Cream Scones

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I was in a bit of a bind for breakfast this morning. I’d been out of bread all week, a combination of forgetfulness last week when shopping and laziness this week in not wanting to load up the kids and run out, in the rain, only to buy bread. I did finally tonight, but I was not up for it ...

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Free-Form Fruit Tart

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Or, as I lovingly refer to it: The easiest, most delicious, spectacular, did I mention delicious, tart ever! I didn’t take many step by step pictures, almost none actually, but it’s because every time I make this tart all I can think about it eating it. I never remember to get the camera out. Use any stone fruit, or even ...

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