It’s Monday. It’s hot outside. It’s [a third reason here]. So make a drink! Check out the recipe on my Nom channel here. Enjoy!
For the full recipe, instructions and tips, click here to view it on my Nom channel. Happy Independence Day!
As much as it pains me to admit, I’ve been reflecting a lot on the last few months. Granted, this mostly has to do with bigger-picture items, such as jobs, future careers and potential living arrangements, but also with cooking. Whereas June was a culinary celebration of all food, July has been somewhat (albeit necessarily) restrained. It got brutally hot, which is usually less of a cooking deterrent for me, but even worse, all that food rejoicing started to show, and I was not pleased about that at all. Especially since I didn’t have safety net of moving back to Ohio, where I would make up for all my summer indulgence, to fall back on.
If, upon reading the title of this post, that this tart sounds oddly familiar, you wouldn’t be wrong. I posted about turning it into bars a couple years back, and it’s been on my roster of easy fruit tarts ever since. I love it for so many reasons, the least of which include that it’s beyond easy to put together, wildly adaptable, and is delicious served either warmed or chilled….
I spotted these muffins on a really great website back in May (per usual) and immediately wanted one. However, blackberries weren’t quite in season yet, and I didn’t have much time or reason to make muffins for no specific reason (tragic, I know). I was in the process of preparing to move home, where these photos were taken, and making yet another item to store just didn’t make sense. By the time I graduated, moved home, unpacked all of my cooking crap [confession: not everything is unpacked yet] the berries were in season and I was totally set….