Peaches

DIY: Homemade Pop Tarts

If you ever get the chance to take a cooking class with Rebecca Rather, you gotta do it. And the same holds true for being in the same room as David Lebovitz. You won’t be sorry. I’ve taken two cooking classes with The Pastry Queen recently and walked away from the last class with my [...]

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Vanilla Bean Macarons with Peach Preserves

Vanilla Bean Macarons with Peach Preserves

French macarons are high up there on my “Things That Scare Me” list. Right below bungee jumping. And the thought of having a second baby. But unlike those other two, macarons don’t really belong on that list. They’ve always seemed so… high maintenance temperamental delicate. I tend to have a heavy hand and low tolerance [...]

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Fredericksburg Peach Cream Cheese Tart

Tara of Smells Like Home is hosting this week’s Project Pastry Queen: Fredericksburg Peach Cream Cheese Tart. Things were so busy around here this week that I wasn’t sure I’d get to it. But it’s a cheesecake in tart form, topped with peaches. And we don’t really run from cheesecake or peaches around here I [...]

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Pork Tenderloin with Peach-o de Gallo

If you are what you eat, during the summer I’m part peach and part corn on the cob. Part margarita and part Blue Bell Ice Cream. I’m probably not what you’d call a “balanced diet.” Delicious, yes. Recommended, maybe not. We had to work pretty furiously through our Hill Country peach haul but I was [...]

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Peach Fried Pies/Hand Pies

A new week, a new recipe for Project Pastry Queen! Ashley chose Fourth of July Fried Pies for this week’s Project Pastry Queen challenge. Fried pies! As in you take something awesome, make a smaller handheld version of it, and deep fry it. My kind of recipe! My mom frequently made fried pies for dessert [...]

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Peach-Filled Kolache

Brunch with The Pastry Queen

If there’s ever any doubt if the person sitting next to you in a cooking class is a food blogger… Ashley, the woman behind Delish, and I met up for “Brunch with The Pastry Queen” at Central Market in Austin. The Pastry Queen is my favorite cookbook. I’ve mentioned more than once how it’s one [...]

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Peach-o de Gallo

Peach-o de Gallo

Me: Do you like it? Him: It’s weird. I don’t like peaches but this doesn’t really taste like a peach. Maybe I don’t know what peaches taste like. This is hot. And sweet. Me: So you like it. Him: It’s weird. My mouth is confused. I think I need something to drink. Me: [Off to [...]

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