Blueberry, Peaches & Cream Tart

This tasty blueberry, peaches and cream tart is perfect for capturing the flavors of summer without needing to slice a bunch of peaches. 😂   The filling is based off of cream cheese danishes with a sweet twist from peach preserves. The press-in pie crust is crumbly and easy to make. Plus—no rolling out dough!…

Sourdough Country Loaf

This sourdough bread recipe is based on the Country Loaf from Tartine Bakery! This has been my go-to recipe as of late. It’s a slightly higher hydration recipe, so it yields consistently more open crumb (nice air pockets) and a beautiful, crispy crust. Enjoy! Sourdough Country Loaf Recipe Yield: 2 loaves Time: 10-24 hrs Ingredients:…

Lessons Learned From Baking Sourdough Bread Weekly For One Year

I recently realized that I had hit my one year anniversary of baking sourdough bread. Is that a major life milestone? No. But it’s certainly a baking milestone! And it’s a milestone that I felt was worth sharing and worth reflecting on. Over the last year, I’ve really started to think of myself as a…

Blueberry Lemon Galette

Ya’ll already know I love a galette — aka a rustic pie. It’s simple. It’s delicious. It doesn’t have the same level of stress of a regular ol’ pie where your crust might not cook and the filling might not set or the whole top crumbles. Plus, all the deliciousness of summer is in full…

Pt. 4: Recipe for Classic Sourdough Bread

There’s simply nothing better than the smell of a freshly baked loaf of homemade sourdough bread right out of the oven! 🤤 Below you’ll find my current go-to recipe for homemade sourdough bread. This recipe is simple to follow and requires no traditional “kneading” of the dough. Instead, it uses a technique called “stretch and…

Pt. 3: How To Maintain a Sourdough Starter

The basis of all sourdough is the “starter” which is nothing more than a small batch of fermented water + flour. You can either get a supply of starter from a friend like I did OR develop your own. How to create a sourdough starter from scratch: Mix together equal parts tepid water (approx 74°F)…

Pt 2. Gettin Started with Sourdough Bread

Now that you have your fridge starter going, you’re ready to bake! For most recipes that I’ve tried for a classic sourdough bread loaf or “table loaf,”  has a three-day baking schedule. Based on personal preference, you could go from feeding to baking in two or three days. See sample baking schedules below!  3 Day…

Pt 1: My Intro to Sourdough Bread

I recently received a sourdough starter from a friend of a friend and have blossomed into a full-blown, obsessed-with-sourdough baker. After years of experiencing pain after eating bread, I’d all but accepted my fate. Not gluten intolerant, but definitely sensitive. So, I just avoided it. Except for when I didn’t. I am certainly not a…

Perfect Pie Crust Dough

The perfect pie crust recipe doesn’t exi— 😍 The title is not an exaggeration! I’ve used this recipe to make pies, galettes, tarts, etc and it simply does not fail. It’s such a simple pie crust recipe and the dough is so easy to handle (not brittle!) and can even be used to make a…

5 Favorite Holiday Treats

Happy holidays, friends! Below is a roundup of some of my favorite treats for sharing with loved ones during the holidays. Most are actually suitable for gluten-free, vegan, and paleo diets — whaaat?! This wasn’t intentional, but there ya go. Making treats that will please your friends/fam and you don’t even have to worry about…

Spiced Apple Galette

This weekend, I was craving a “fall” treat and apple pie sounded like a great option but I didn’t think I’d have the time to do a pie. So, I decided to make a simple galette instead. Genius! I started with this recipe from Food & Wine and tweaked the ingredients a bit to have extra ~spice~…

6 Healthy No-Bake Summertime Treats

Summer is in full swing and that means easy, no-bake treats are pretty much the only thing I want to think about these days. Here’s a roundup of some of my all-time favorite summertime treats that are healthy, no-bake, and naturally gluten-free, vegan, and/or paleo. Enjoy! – H PS – Apparently I really like blueberries,…