April 2009

Summer Fruit Tart

by Sara on April 27, 2009

Summer Fruit Tart

I made this tart specifically for a photo op. You see, every year my family has a Jamaica Party in which we all get together to have a good time and recreate experiences we’ve had on our vacations in Jamaica. It all┬ábegan when my brother and sister-in-law got married in Jamaica. We had a fabulous [...]

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Frozen Key Lime Pie

by Sara on April 17, 2009

Barefoot Contessa

A few months back, my mom came to visit me. While she was here, she started paging through my cookbook collection, and writing down a few recipes that she was interested in trying. I encouraged her to definitely try any of Ina’s recipes, as they never seem to fail. I was not surprised to see [...]


Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Chips

by Sara on April 14, 2009

Peanut Butter Cookies

I’ve always thought the perfect peanut butter cookie to be rather elusive. Too often, peanut butter cookies shatter when you take your first bite. I don’t enjoy overly crumbly cookies; instead, I want a peanut butter cookie that is crisp on the outside and just a little chewy on the inside. I confess that several [...]


Mushroom & Onion Stuffed Pizza

by Sara on April 9, 2009

Mushroom & Onion Stuffed Pizza

Ah, pizza, how I love you. Pizza allows you to get create in ways that you may never have imagined: there’s fruit on pizza, every meat imagineable on pizza, a variety of sauces, no sauce at all, whatever cheese you like, and of course, there are dozens of options for the crust. You could, in [...]