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CAKES + PIES

A Cherry Tart for My Cherry Pie

I always end up on my classic rock Pandora station when I run. Okay, it’s not just when I run. The ’80’s are alive and well on my music lineup no matter where I am, and when Warrant’s “Cherry…

Simply Delicious Apple Pie

There are a lot of apple pie recipes out there. And there are a lot of good apple pie recipes out there. So why, you ask, am I going to the trouble to jot down an apple pie recipe when it’s…

Carrot Cake with Apricot and Pineapple

Carrot cake doesn’t seem like the most Norwegian of dishes, but it’s everywhere. We noshed on some delicious carrot cake after coasting down the mountain in Geiranger in a cute little cafe there, and we saw it offered just about everywhere.…

Scott’s Peach Pie

My husband, affectionately known as the City Mouse to my Country Mouse, and I do a lot of our grocery shopping at Costco. Out here in Hawaii, where the most mundane groceries can be ridiculously expensive {and close to…

Berry Pavlova with Autumn Spices

In honor of the Australian exploration – and Australian food exploration – that’s been going on around here lately, I thought it might be fun to share in a beloved dish of the region – and a beloved food…