French Apple Tart

Simple Apple Tart Recipe

I had always assumed fruit tarts were hard to make because they look so fancy, until I tried making one and learned that, actually, they’re about as simple as a homemade dessert can get.  The ratio of effort to fanciness here is definitely favorable.  Apple tarts are easier to make than apple pies and – […]

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Creamy Brown Sugar Apple Dip

I think my doctor would be very pleased with the number of apples I eat when this dip is around. Maybe not so pleased that my ratio of apple slices : tablespoons of creamy, sugary dip is approximately 1 : 1, but fruit is fruit, am I right? This is by far my favorite thing […]

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Baked Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce Recipe

Applesauce is a food that is so infinitely better when it’s homemade, that it almost feels like it should have a different name than the store-bought stuff. Perfectly sweet, cinnamony, chunky, and best served warm – straight from the oven. I love to bake applesauce because it is so much less fussy than stovetop applesauce: […]

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Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread with Icing

I’ve never bought into that whole “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” jargon. My typical morning begins with me refusing to get out of bed for as long as possible (cue thoughts of do I really need a shower? and how many days has it been since I washed my hair?), and by […]

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