Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

One of the things I love most about summer is the sudden appearance of fruit desserts. I've seen them pop up just about everywhere, from the fanciest of restaurants to my friend's laid back weeknight BBQ. The varieties are endless, beginning with berries in June and transferring over to peaches and other stone fruits as … Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

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Olive Oil Granola

I've been a granola binge lately.  It all started with this recipe, which tastes so good (and sweet) that it should probably be topped with vanilla ice cream instead of Greek yogurt. My tastes evolved when I met this granola recipe developed by the guys over at Baked NYC, which quickly became my go-to recipe and … Continue reading Olive Oil Granola

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Dried Fruit and Nuts

This is by far my most requested cookie recipe. It pushes the boundaries of a traditional oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, including nuts for added crunch and dried fruit for a hint of tartness. It's also shamelessly good looking. The dough spreads evenly every time, creating a cookie that is perfectly shaped and golden-brown.  If you're … Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Dried Fruit and Nuts

Peach Blueberry Crisp for Two (or more)

To me, crisps are a vacation from baking.  While there are plenty of recipes out there to guide you through the process, crisps practically encourage experimentation.  They are also forgiving, and I doubt you'll find many people out there that can claim to have tried a bad crisp.  They are also simple.  Similar fruit filled desserts … Continue reading Peach Blueberry Crisp for Two (or more)