Dark Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Cookies

I always love the seasonal collaborations that Annie of @whatannieseating and Rebecca and Ruth of @squaremealroundtable put together, and this was no exception.  For fall, cranberries were the star ingredient, and I decided to go with a dessert that's a bit simpler, but no less delicious - cookies. With Thanksgiving coming up south of the … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Cookies

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Red Currant Apple Pie

Last weekend I went to Andrew's Scenic Acres and among all the apples and gourds, I was thrilled to find freezers full of farm frozen summer fruit, including currants. I had seen apples mixed with berries in pie before and thought that red currants would cut through a typical warm apple pie with their acidity. … Continue reading Red Currant Apple Pie

Chocolate Tahini Tart with Halva

I feel like this recipe doesn't require too much explanation. Chocolate? Good. Tahini? Good. Halva? Good. All three together? Really, really good. One thing that I love about this recipe is it is insanely quick to put together and doesn't require any oven or stove. There's minimal active time which means you can be running … Continue reading Chocolate Tahini Tart with Halva

Tomato Ricotta Galette

One thing I love about Instagram collaborations is the chance to try something you may not have thought of otherwise.  It couldn't have been more true with the #wesaytomatoes  collaboration, as I rarely do savoury baking, but what better way to make the most of tomato season! I love heirloom tomatoes and all their different … Continue reading Tomato Ricotta Galette

Mini Strawberry Ginger Galettes

I have a whole bag of cornmeal in my kitchen and I'm trying to figure out how to use it up.  Cornbread is a given and I've pondered cookies, but today I decided to throw some into pie crust. Cornmeal gives pie dough an extra crunch and heartiness, which holds up perfectly against juicy strawberries … Continue reading Mini Strawberry Ginger Galettes