Rustic Apple Tart

by Sara on April 2, 2010

rustic apple tart

Sometimes I think I look for recipes that use puff pastry just so I can make something fun with the second sheet of pastry. I can’t even remember what I used the first sheet for anymore, but for the second, I had planned all along to make an apple tart. Nothing fancy, mind you, but [...]

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Tomato & Goat Cheese Tarts

by Sara on January 20, 2010

tomato & goat cheese tarts

When I first received my copy of Back to Basics, I knew that someday I would make the goat cheese tart. I mean, it has some of my favorite components: puff pastry, goat cheese, caramelized onions, parmesan, thyme…add a glass of wine, and life is perfect. I originally made this recipe last year for the [...]


Madison Bistro Treats E-Book

by Sara on September 20, 2009

Dulce de Leche Chocolate Chip Cookies

I decided to shake things up a bit with this e-book. Previously, I had used a service to take care of the sending out the e-book to people, but the service cost money, so I charged a small amount for the e-book to help cover costs…and I just didn’t feel very good about doing that. [...]


Fruit Tartelettes

by Sara on August 25, 2009

fruit tartelettes

My obesession with French food reignited when I was asked to make the fruit tartelettes for a family party several years ago. It was the six month anniversary of my brother and sister-in-law’s wedding, a wedding that took place at the Beaches Resort in balmy Jamaica. We all had such a wonderful time that we [...]