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Black Walnut Tart

This tart will work with pecans or regular walnuts as well. Top with whipped cream. Black Walnut Tart Crust 1 cup unbleached flour 1 tbsp brown sugar 1/4 tsp salt 6 tbsp butter cold 1 egg yolk 1 tbsp water … Continue reading

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Ground Cherry Sauce

This sauce is excellent over multiple types of meat. Here it is on some roast chicken breast but really the sky is the limit. Ground cherries are very interesting. They behave much like unripe cherry tomatoes and it is no … Continue reading

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Rustic Apple Tart

This tart is fairly straight forward and a great way to use up apples. Rustic Apple Tart Dough 1 1/3 cup unbleached white flour 8 tbsp butter 1 egg yolk Pinch salt Ice water Filling 1/2 cup sugar, plus 2 … Continue reading

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Tomato and Squash Bake

Guess what is in overabundance in the garden right now? Tomato and Squash Tart 2-3 large tomatoes sliced thin 2-3 yellow squash sliced into thin long pieces 2 potatoes sliced thin 1 small red onion sliced paper thin 6-8 basil … Continue reading

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Pie crusts

This is my standard ratio for a single pie crust. Double it for a top and bottom sheet. I only use butter, which gives the dough a better flavor and makes it puffier. Many things can be added to increase … Continue reading

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The only Fig Tart recipe you’ll need

This is the greatest fig dessert ever. It is also extremely difficult and time consuming, not to mention horribly fattening. Give me two servings. We found the recipe on the Los Angeles Times’ website a few years back. Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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