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Apple pie rings

Pretty, portable and tasty treats! I love it when I serve a dessert that delights people with its visual appeal and its taste. When I told recent dinner guests we were having apple pie for dessert, I’m quite certain they … Continue reading

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Peach Tarts with Ricotta and Arugula

Freeform pastry makes for an easy, impressive brunch or lunch dish As I kid, I ate a lot of canned peaches, especially during the bleak winter months when fresh fruit options were sparse and expensive. Today, we are fortunate to … Continue reading

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Mini Shortbread Apple Tarts with Salted Caramel

Freshly picked apples are one of the delights of autumn. Their beautiful red skins and crisp texture seem a perfect pairing with the changing seasons. These delicious tarts are a great way to showcase apples in a pretty way and … Continue reading

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Guilt-free chocolate mousse pie

Rich and satisfying, your guests might be surprised to learn this pie is actually gluten-free AND vegan! An almond-date crust topped with creamy cocoa-avocado filling makes for a decadent yet healthy dessert option. Continue reading

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Mini Fruit Pies

I like to think of this dish as the perfect marriage between fruit crisp and fruit pie, combining crunchy oatmeal cookie-like topping with an assortment of gently sweetened fruit. I’m grateful each year to the fine folks from Warner’s Farm … Continue reading

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Apricot Tart

This freeform tart or crostata really showcases apricots at their finest; I could think of no finer way to treat the luscious fruit from Warner’s Farm in my Ottawa Farmers’ Market August Farmers’ Feast basket. Because apricots have such tender … Continue reading

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Plum Galettes

These little pies are so tasty and really quick to make. Pre-rolled puff pastry is a great time saver; I always keep some in the freezer and use it to make fruit or vegetable pies as well as to top … Continue reading

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