All posts tagged: Tart

A Meyer Lemon Mess

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Dessert / Sweet / Tart

A few things I look for in a perfectly balanced lemon tart: a thick and chewy buttery crust, a super strong tart citrus center (not much sugar added at all), and something creamy laying over the surface of it all, as a 1:1 ratio of citrus to cream. It’s this series of layers that’s just insanely tempting, once one scoop is scraped from the plate, there can’t not be a third or fourth and fifth. I […]

Sweet Pepper and Butternut Squash Gruyère Tarts

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Appetizers / Fall / Savory / Tart

Sweet Pepper and Butternut Squash Gruyere Tart Makes two 6′ by 12′ inch rectangular tarts or one large 12′ by 12′ inch tart 1 butternut squash (about 1 pound) peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar 2-3 small sweet red peppers, finely sliced 1 teaspoon unsalted butter 1 large shallot, finely sliced 1 8-oz sheet of puff pastry, […]

Sour Cherries

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Gluten Free / Summer / Sweet / Tart

  I wanted to juice some limes, and lend some of their juices to this sour cherry granita. Sour cherry-lime granita? Mmmm wonderful, yes. I didn’t though. I remained true to my cherries. I kept their beautiful and genuine promise that they continue to share with me summer after summer to myself this time, and that, I think, is a pretty good way. I wanted to do right by them, preserving their bright, tart-sour, nutty-almond flavor […]