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Fresh Strawberry Tart Makes one 10-inch tart For the Tart Shell 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (plus more for rolling) 1/4 cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into bits Pinch salt 2 to 3 tablespoons ice water 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees, and coat the inside of a 10-inch tart pan with a removable …
Strawberry Shortcake Serves 4 This recipe is for cream biscuits that are split then topped with berries and whipped cream. For the Shortcakes: 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 tablespoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons sugar 1 1/4 cups heavy cream 1 large egg yolk 2 tablespoons milk or heavy cream 3 tablespoons …
Happy Monday, all!
Ugh, how about that darn daylight savings time? I am not thrilled to lose an hour of sleep, but at least we get more daylight – another sign that spring is coming, slowly but surely.
After talking to a lot of my farmers, up-and-coming new items for springtime menu’s are: Jerry’s Berries Strawberries (Jerry Rutiz’s version; he uses the “Galante” variety, which is a softer berry but extremely sweet – coming in early April), fresh Fava Beans from various farms – next week, lots more peas and beets and artichokes, purple baby broccoli coming this weekend from Weiser Farm (limited to start!), etc. etc.! More to come, I’m sure.