You don’t always need a ton of ingredients to make an absolutely mouthwatering dessert. Blueberry pie is one of my favorite summer treats. A few cups of fabulous, fresh fruit. A little sugar to bring out its flavor. A handful of flour to trap all that luscious juice and thicken it into a syrupy sauce.
Pies & Tarts
This is not a fancy tart. It’s not one of those gorgeous, fresh-fruit-and-custard puff pastry things that looks like a piece of art. I’ll make you one of those one of these days. Don’t get me wrong: Those are lovely, too. But, this…this is messy and delicious and is the kind of thing that you […]black pepper, brunch, puff pastry, strawberry, thyme
This may be the shortest intro in Hungry Mouse history. We’re out the door in a few minutes on our way to a party, but here’s what we’re bringing. A galette is basically a rustic tart. It’s free-form and halfway open faced, so you get a peek at the gooey, caramelized fruit that’s hiding inside. […]apple, dessert, mom, peach
I just posted my Buttery Greek Apple Tart recipe. As I started to write the notes on how to deal with phyllo dough at the end of the recipe, I realized that it probably merits its own discussion, since phyllo can be really easy to work with if you know how to handle it—and completely […]appetizers, baking, desserts, phyllo
Fall is coming. Boston’s been on the cold side. The stores are starting to fill up with back-to-school supplies. This means one thing to me: Apple-picking season is on its way. And I couldn’t be happier. I have a handful of apple recipes I love. Here’s one of my favorites. It’s amazingly simple to make—and […]apples, easy entertaining, mom, phyllo, tart