Marmalade and almond tart

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For bitter flavors lovers - almonds and marmalade beautifully paired.

Carol Rhodes Crescent Goodie Rolls

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Butter, flour, cottage cheese, salt, and Parmesan cheese come together to create an unexpected delight. These are rich, cheesy, salty, crispy and chewy. I can't even describe the deliciousness of these treats that should only be eaten about once a year. Seriously.

Chocolate Marble Raspberry Bakewell Tart


A layer of raspberry jam beneath a luxurious, chocolate and vanilla almond filling, topped with silky chocolate ganache and raspberries, in a rich, buttery crust.

Summer nectarine & vanilla pie

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An easy to make pastry encloses tender, delicious nectarines perfumed with real vanilla.

Cranberry-Apple Bars

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When Fran had a bowl of apples in her kitchen calling out for attention, she took them and transformed them into this lovely treat: "Tart apples and cranberries layered between subtly sweet pastry and drizzled with glaze..."

Savory Vegetable Hand Pies

Savory Vegetable Hand Pies

Considering the fact we're all browsing this awesome baking-centric site, chances are we all have that sweet tooth thing going on for us. But it's good to go for something savory sometimes, and if any recipe were to be the poster child for this concept, the following would definitely be it: a wonderfully flaky pumpkin-shaped crust filled with butternut squash, spinach and mushrooms. Ladies and gentlemen, our gluttonous lives are now complete.

Recipe: Savory Vegetable Hand Pies

Maple Apple Pie

Maple Apple Pie

Lindsay gets crafty with this luscious maple-infused Granny Smith apple pie. Combining her passion for cooking and crafting, she eschews the traditional lattice crust and creates custom leaf cut-outs, resulting in a pie that just screams autumn. Yum!

Recipe: Maple Apple Pie

Sourdough Brioches

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When I think about Italy, I think about the food - gelato, margherita pizza, olive oil and bread. Oh the bread. I must have gained 10 pounds in the three days I spent there; bread was a must at every meal.

So needless to say, I was excited when Tania's sourdough brioches popped up in my inbox. Because if anyone knows how to do brioche right, it's probably her. These would be perfect spread with jam at breakfast, and they can also be rolled out into croissants.

Recipe: Sourdough Brioches

Fresh strawberry tart with lemon cream

Fresh strawberry tart with lemon cream

I had no idea lemon curd and strawberries were so wonderful together!

Strawberry Crostata

Strawberry Crostata

The original recipe called for rhubarb and raspberries. Since rhubarb is very difficult to find here in Brazil, I used strawberries instead - and it worked really well!

Recipe: Strawberry crostata