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Thursday, August 14, 2014

raspberry tart: NOT a rude sound made by a person with fast and loose morals...



Before we talk tasty tarts: A few things I was finishing Wednesday and below, a magnificent flower crop near our house....



When I was a kid I baked with my mom every week.  Nothing could make me happier than assisting and licking off the spoon....
it has been about 40 years for this particular effort, but when she made pie there was always extra crust for me to roll out and fold, add some jam, make a turnover and bake:  my own little tart!  I was telling this to the wife as we made raspberry jam Tuesday, as you know, and so I HAD to take a little jam to make tarts OH BOY.  What could be easier, right?  I use, as you know, a rice flour crust, then baked them 15 minutes at 350, obviously any pie crust and any jam would do it.... have an awesome day!

7 comments:

Cassi Renee said...

That is a very cool idea --I see some berry tarts in my daughter's future!

bartster said...

Those raspberry jam tarts look delish! What a perfect combination of cooking and pottery!

B. Rogers, Living in Black Mountain said...

Yummmmm! Great to see your pots at greenware stage!

smalltownme said...

Ooh, yummy. And such a cute plate too!

Michèle Hastings said...

I alway made little pies alongside my Mom too... such fond memories. Maybe our mothers were our first inspiration for making things in clay.

Cheri @ Blog This Mom!® said...

Oh myyyyy! I think I see some little piiiiiiie! XO

Shortstuff said...

Yum. Must try.

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