Return to Normal (Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart)

My last post was in August. August, people. I knew it would be hard for me to blog while I was student teaching, but I had no idea I’d all but abandon the blog during that time. It was next to impossible for me to find any time to cook for myself, let alone takeContinue reading “Return to Normal (Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart)”

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Tarte Au Citron et Aux Amandes (Lemon and Almond Tart)

As the saying goes, “Imitation is the highest form of flattery.”  Now, I would never claim to have the culinary skills of the venerable Julia Child, but hey, I can imitate, and that’s good enough for me. I know, I know, you’re probably thinking, “Sara, we’ve already seen Julie and Julia, we don’t need toContinue reading “Tarte Au Citron et Aux Amandes (Lemon and Almond Tart)”

Easy As Pie (or Tart)

There are a number of vegetables that can most usually be found hanging out in our refrigerator here at home.  At any given time, you will probably find broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, celery, carrots, and brussels sprouts.  With these vegetables, come the usual preparations: roasting, rolling in prosciutto, sauteing in bacon fat, etc.  Yes, those areContinue reading “Easy As Pie (or Tart)”

Squash, Bacon, and Lobster (Oh my!)

I’m a fan of soup.  A big fan.  Anything that requires slow simmering and very little attention on my part is a good thing.  And when I think of Thanksgiving, I always think of butternut squash, so naturally, I thought I would throw together a butternut squash soup for our first course.  Then I askedContinue reading “Squash, Bacon, and Lobster (Oh my!)”