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Pear Custard Tart with Vanilla Bean

They say “less is more” and this elegant Pear Custard Tart is a perfect example of that sentiment. Pears have an understated flavor which are perfectly enhanced by vanilla bean custard and a crackly caramelized sugar glaze. Tips for making a perfect Pear Custard Tart: Use a fluted tart pan with a removeable bottom for …

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Sourdough Oatmeal Cookies

Sourdough Oatmeal Cookies! Buttery oatmeal cookie dough is enhanced with a whole cup of sourdough discard. The cookies are topped with a lemony glaze to compliment the sourdough tang. Can we have too many oatmeal cookie recipes? Definitely not! I’m obsessed with my original Oatmeal Cookies with maple glaze and my Iced Apple Oatmeal Cookies. …

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Cranberry Crumb Pie

Cranberry Crumb Pie celebrates the gloriously tangy flavor of the indigenous American berry. The pure cranberry filling is perfectly complimented by a sweet and cinnamony brown sugar crumb topping. Ever wonder why we rarely see recipes for all cranberry pie? Apple-Cranberry, sure. Raspberry-Cranberry, sometimes. I adore the assertively tart flavor of cranberries and wanted to …

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Dutch-Indonesian Spekkoek (Spice cake)

Spekkoek is a Dutch Indonesian spice cake sometimes called Thousand Layer Cake in English. The cake is rich with butter and eggs and it’s flavored with an intoxicating mix of spices. The name for this cake is Spekkoek in Dutch and Spekuk in Indonesian. The recipe was created during Dutch East Indian colonial times. The …

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Sourdough Pretzel Rolls

You’ll love these Sourdough Pretzel Rolls. A generous helping of sourdough starter gives these rolls a slightly sweet and complex flavor to compliment the extra dark, distinctively “pretzely” crust. Learn a trick for the best pretzel flavor. I’m a big fan of pretzels in all forms. I love the pleasantly-bitter flavor of a good pretzel …

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