TBT Recipe: Spring Garden Green Tart

TBT Recipe: Spring Garden Green Tart

Today is a little raw in New York City. Spring has yet to really arrive and summer is a month away. I am confused. As usual. But, but, I can go to the market and get spring ingredients from California and Florida. Thank God for cargo jets. Here’s a spring tart...

TBT Recipe: Black Pie or Torta Nero

  Earlier today I posted a review of Emilia Romagna, one of the books in the Time Life series Flavors of Italy. This dessert caught my eye. A thin pie or tort with a filling of coffee, cocoa and almonds. I would top my piece with whipped cream, or ice cream, but...
   Mixed Mushroom Tart with Gruyère and Pine Nuts

  Mixed Mushroom Tart with Gruyère and Pine Nuts

  Yesterday I posted a review of 500 Pies & Tarts. I was drawn to the book because of my sweet tooth, of course, but the savory ideas here are substantial. Even I cannot deny that. This savory tart combines crust with mushroom, cheese, and pine nuts. You can...
TBT Recipe: Chili Potato Tart

TBT Recipe: Chili Potato Tart

  Yes, red peppers: flavor bombs. How can you use them to best effect? Beyond salsa? Put them into a tart shell. Yeah, you are making pastry with them. And you fill that pastry with tomatoes and potatos to create a supreme tart. This TBT recipe is one Suzi and I...