Apple Caramel Nut Tarts – A Recipe Revamp

Apple Caramel Nut Tarts | Dawn's Recipes

I first posted this recipe in 2007, but I decided to dig it out of the archives because of all the apples I’ve been getting in my CSA share lately.  I figure it was a good candidate for an update because A) the original photos were kind of ugly and B) I wanted to make a few minor changes to the recipe itself. … Continue Reading →

Peach Hand Pies – Nature’s Candy in Your Hand

Peach Hand Pies | Dawn's Recipes

Continuing with the theme of National Peach Month, this week decided on Peach Hand Pies. And once again I must apologize to The Presidents of the USA. I just get their song stuck in my head whenever I cook with peaches! These hand pies were super easy and very fun to make. It’s amazing how much easier it is to work with pie crust when it only needs to be rolled out to a few inches in diameter! … Continue Reading →

S’mores Tarts – Little Bites of Chocolate Summer Bliss

S'mores Tarts

I first saw s’mores tarts in the bakery case at a local café and thought they were a brilliant idea! I didn’t get one right away, but I kept thinking of them. Next time I returned to the café they were gone. I thought they must be easy enough to make, then life got in the way and I forgot. … Continue Reading →

Perfect Apple Pie

Apple Pie - Whole

Fall is my favorite season.  I love the crisp, cool mornings, the bright colors on the trees and, of course, going apple picking!  Okay, I confess.  I didn’t actually pick the apples for this pie.  (Unless you count the fact that I picked them out of the bin at the farm stand.)  It was pouring the weekend I wanted to go, but I had just purchased a couple of new kitchen gadgets I wanted to try out.  I had to make a pie. The first gadget I got was a double sided lattice cutter from King Arthur Flour.  (It’s always … Continue Reading →