Honeyed Ricotta & Pistachio Tarts | Baking by Hand

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Steaming hot simple white bread fresh from the oven. Creamy lemon tarts. Flaky almond croissants. Seedy multigrain bread. Jam-filled hand pies. Really, there is nothing from the carbohydrate family that doesn’t make my mouth water. So when invited to join … Continued






toasty, tipsy banana cream pie

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A week ago, I had the pleasure of joining six wonderful bloggers in a Walkers Shortbread extravaganza. We were given the challenge to create something with shortbread that fell into the pie, tart, cake, trifle, or pudding category. Somewhere between … Continued






vanilla bean puddin’, all dolled up

Summer! Strawberries! And cream! Vanilla! Thyme! Thyme? Yes. Thyme! Follow me here. I’m taking you to a very delicious place. Promise. And if you’re already a herb-infused dessert convert, stay along for the ride. It’s a fun one. Or not. … Continued