Tart Tag

Blood Orange and Cinnamon Vanilla Tartlets at Chasing Delicious. Recipe by @rvank.
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03 Mar Blood Orange & Cinnamon Vanilla Tarts

Hints of cinnamon, blood orange, and vanilla. These little tarts bring together my favorite flavors of the season. Perfect for a special dessert, or a guilty-pleasure breakfast, these tartlets are packed with layers of flavor and texture.   With each new season comes change. As seasons linger, we often find ourselves waiting and hoping for that change. We count the days, watch the weather, plan for far away days, and wonder what will soon be…

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Blueberry Tall Pie with Whole Wheat Brown Sugar Crust
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12 Jun Blueberry Tall Pie

  A delicate glow fills a cluttered room. The dew-laden windows diffuse the harsh rays of the morning sun letting only the pleasant brightness poke through to wake tired eyes. Patterns of light, filtered through trees and blinds and fading dew, fade in and out; their marks on the carpet and walls appear and disappear as distant clouds race about the sky.   Coffee is brewed. Rogue dishes from the night before are cleaned up….

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Thyme Lemon Tartlets
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20 May Thyme Lemon Tartlets

  I struggle under the weight of my tiring body as I sledge through the dense forrest. Fallen men litter the makeshift path I trek. I try not to notice them. I force my eyes to find the horizon through the dense brush and heavy smoke filling the putrid air around me. My ears ring in pain, barely able to grasp any auditory clue as to my enemies whereabouts; they’re only alerted to activity by…

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Earl Grey Berry Tart
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12 May Earl Grey Berry Tart

  Bright blue, cloudless calm days. Small birds hopping from tree branch to tree branch, singing their songs. Delicate flowers hiding under large broad leaves and barely swaying branches with fluttering leaves. A season matures, the signs outside pointing to fast-approaching hot summer days. Green is everywhere. At least I think; I imagine. I imagine bright blue, cloudless calm days while I take a moment to distract myself from a mountain of monotonous tasks demanding…

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23 Jun The Summer-is-Here Berry-Citrus Tart

  I adore simple cookies. I love a good homemade pie. I lust after decadently smooth ice cream. I would probably kill a person to get my hands on the last ever creme brulee. I hate tarts though. Yes, they’re cute. They combine many of my favorite things (a cookie-like dough, custard and then some delicious fruit or nut topping). They can be a show stopper even. But for some reason I just have little…

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05 Jan Roasted Almond Chocolate Tart

Resolutions abound, it’s time to say hello to a new year. While many of of us have hopes of fixing those small vices, desires of cleaning up a few chores still left untended and welcoming the new year in with a clean slate, some of us hope to shed those few extra holiday pounds. Well, this, unfortunately, is not the recipe for the latter. This is a delicious, rich, who-cares-if-it-is-unhealthy chocolate tart, perfect to bring…

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