August 2009

And the winner is…

by Sara on August 19, 2009

Everyone! Everyone who commented about their favorite dessert receives a copy of my Bistro Treats ebook. It’s given me some great ideas for desserts to post about in the near future: cheesecake and some sort of apple pie should be appearing soon. And someday, someday a pineapple upside down cake will be on the menu. [...]

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Simple Fruit Salad

by Sara on August 19, 2009

simple fruit salad

Fragrant and sweet, local melon is hands-down one of my favorite things about summer. So when I arrived at the farmers’ market this weekend and was greeted by the perfume of melon, it was difficult to contain my excitement. I could tell by the aroma that this melon wouldn’t last long; I could tell it [...]

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Cherry Cheesecake Galette & a Giveaway

by Sara on August 17, 2009

cherry cheesecake galette

I’m the queen of indecision, going back and forth over every possible option until I finally reach a decision. This galette was the product of that indecision. I had a pound of beautiful Bing cherries, a stash of cream cheese, and I simply could not decide what to make. Cheesecake? Cherry Pie? Cherry Tartelettes?

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Madison Bistro Treats

by Sara on August 15, 2009

Lemon Tea Cookies

In some ways, mid-August is one of my favorite times of year. Sure, I complain about it being a little too hot, a little too humid, but that very heat and humidity is so important to area crops, not to mention my own garden. The available local produce is at its peak, which translates into [...]

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