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A Sweetheart for Me and a Simple Jam Tart for You

A Sweetheart for Me and a Simple Jam Tart for You

Simple Jam Tart I looked over at my husband a few evenings ago as we sat in our usual places after dinner in front of the television — he in his chair, ever present laptop casting a blue white glow on his handsome mug, and […]

Mixed Berry Bakewell Tart

Mixed Berry Bakewell Tart

It’s becoming very apparent that I’m a complete failure at this business of working and trying to keep a food blog. I’m surprised, actually, because for years and years I managed to work a ridiculous number of hours and still have time to occasionally pretend […]

Thumbprint Cookies with Jam

Thumbprint Cookies with Jam

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Everyone sing along:  On the Fifth Day of Cookies, my oven gave to me….another batch of yucky looking discs.

Wait.  I'm not blaming this one on my oven.  In fact, I'll never blame anything on it. 

They taste great, as long as you don't mind biting into something that looks like a fried egg with a pink center.  Light, slightly crisp at the edges, and oh so buttery.  And then there's that little taste of jam.  Nice.

But I'm not loving the recipe:  Aunt Sis's Strawberry Tart Cookies, Gourmet's favorite from 1993.  Sorry Aunt Sis.  Honestly.

Ugly little cookies...
 

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Strawberry Jam Bread Pudding

Strawberry Jam Bread Pudding

Here’s what I’ve learned during my brioche a tete saga:  1)  I can actually make a cooking plan and stick to it when a party or special occasion isn’t involved; 2)  I can make it completely through the second step; and 3) by the time […]