A Cherry Crisp with Rainier Cherries

A Cherry Crisp with Rainier Cherries

When I moved to Seattle in the summer of 1997, one of the first things I did was go to Pike Place Market. I vividly remember seeing folks at Pike Place Fish Market throwing fish. And I remember my surprise tasting a Rainier cherry for 

How to Make a Rainbow Fruit Tart

How to Make a Rainbow Fruit Tart

Some of my recipe posts are things that I have made over and over for decades. Some posts are driven by the SEO overlords. And then there are times when multiple forces collide, and everything comes together perfectly. This rainbow fruit tart was one of 

Homemade Strawberry Apple Pie

Homemade Strawberry Apple Pie

I hadn’t thought about combining strawberry and apple together until I made a strawberry applesauce that was so sweet it didn’t need any additional sugar. Immediately I wanted to see how the combination worked in a strawberry apple pie. Result? The house smells amazing, and 

Strawberry Heart Pop Tarts: in the Kitchen with Kiddo

Strawberry Heart Pop Tarts: in the Kitchen with Kiddo

For the last few weeks, kiddo has been asking for strawberry pop tarts. It seems that the nutella pop tarts we made a few weeks ago were “too rich” for her. (No, I don’t know whose child she is.) So, when one of the FB 

Nutella Pop Tarts

Nutella Pop Tarts

What does one do with an open jar of nutella leftover from another baking project? Leftover nutella pop tarts.

Pineapple-coconut empanadas: in the kitchen with kiddo

Pineapple-coconut empanadas: in the kitchen with kiddo

I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, and I try to encourage kiddo to help out when she can, both because it helps her to gain skills and confidence but also because it means we spend more time together. We recently got her 

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

A hearty welcome to 2021. Here’s to hopes for health and happiness for all. The New Year is off to a running start, trying to keep up with the reddit 52 week baking challenge (r/52weeksofbaking) in 2021. Week 1 is New Year, New Recipe! Choose