Cranberry Crackle Tart from Baking Chez Moi

Cranberry Crackle Tart / Patty's Food

I started my holiday baking with a cranberry crackle tart from Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan.  Not a single doubt in my mind that Dorie’s sweet and tart dessert creation is a keeper.  Looking for a not so overly rich dessert to end a heavy meal like Thanksgiving?  This could be the one.  Looking […]

Strawberry Almond Cream Tart

Strawberry Almond Cream Tart / Patty's Food

  I could make a Strawberry Almond Cream Tart every week during strawberry season-that’s how much I like this recipe from Cooking Light’s Way to Bake cook book.  Score-I love it when I find a favorite recipe!  This strawberry tart with a graham cracker crust has it all going on-it’s fresh, fruity, light and sweet […]

Strawberry Crostata with Rhubarb Jam

Strawberry Crostata with Rhubarb Jam / Patty's Food

Tink, tink, tink.  I know that we are headed towards Summer when I wake up early to make coffee and hear the chirping of birds outside my kitchen window.  Only the birds don’t  all go tweet tweet, we always have a few loud ones that go tink, tink, tink which is kind of weird and […]

Whiskey Pear Tart

Whiskey Pear Tart / Patty Price / Patty's Food

Today is my son Taylor’s 28th birthday, he’s spending the weekend in Minnesota for his job with the SF 49ers so we celebrated his birthday earlier this week with dinner at Cotogna, a restaurant close to our office in San Francisco.  We’ve been to Cotogna for lunch a few times and enjoyed their rustic Italian […]

French Apple Tart with Gravenstein Apples & Spelt Pastry

If I had to pick my favorite apple it would be Gravenstein and my favorite way to eat it that would be easy- in a french apple tart.  A generous slice of  french apple tart is an ideal food for every meal, especially breakfast. I even made it healthy with Spelt flour.  Actually I used […]

Honey Almond Tart with Red Wine Glazed Cherries

Our cherry tree is covered with cherries, they are just beginning to turn pink which means that in just a few short days the birds will swarm all over it attacking and decimating the little hard sour barely pink cherries.  So, no this bowl of bright red cherries are not the cherries from my tree, […]

Gravenstein Apple Tart

I want to share a bit of history and information about my favorite apple before I give you the recipe for this wonderful tart. Gravenstein is a variety of apple native to Denmark. The variety was discovered in 1669 as a seedling, there is evidence that it may have originated in Italy and come north […]