Black Bottom Strawberry Pie

I spent most of the day and evening cooking yesterday. When I heard the news about Anthony Bourdain, I was absolutely crushed.  Like so many others, he brought different cultures and their food into our living rooms and our phone screens.  He was one of my favourite writers and could hook me with his vivid … Continue reading Black Bottom Strawberry Pie

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Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

I wanted to expand my rhubarb horizons this year.  I'm not going to say that I exhausted my rhubarb pie repertoire (it is something I will never tire of), but you guys know I like a challenge and maybe even some weird stuff (this is not weird and is not as challenging as it looks). Rhubarb … Continue reading Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

Nutty Salted Caramel Blondies

Wtf happened to Spring? As I write this, there is snow on the ground and I'm legitimately concerned my screen sliding door is going to blow off because the wind is insane.  I thought I would be making my first rhubarb pie of the year at this point, wearing a trenchcoat and MAYBE sunglasses. Instead, … Continue reading Nutty Salted Caramel Blondies

Honey Chevre Cheesecake with Rhubarb Compote

This is the first cheesecake I have ever made. And not to toot my own horn, but it's pretty damn good. A couple of weeks ago I was making a salad with goat cheese (amongst other things but I won't bore you) for dinner, and I was just marvelling at how DELICIOUS the combination of … Continue reading Honey Chevre Cheesecake with Rhubarb Compote

Brown Butter Tahini Chocolate Puddle Cookies

It's funny how some recipes are formed through a random daydream.  This is one of them. I had been daydreaming about cookies for most of last week (as one does), and after hearing rumblings of tahini cookies, I think my train of thought went something like this: Tahini = nutty and bitter Brown butter = … Continue reading Brown Butter Tahini Chocolate Puddle Cookies