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Quick Melon Soup (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 20, 2014 at 2:23pm
Melon Soup | Fresh Tart (Paleo AIP, Vegan)

It’s not too late, it’s not too late! There are still fantastic melons – cantaloupes and watermelons are my fave, but honeydew is lovely too – to be had at the farmers market, so don’t be too annoyed with me for being so lazy about getting this post up.I was inspired to make melon soup…

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Strawberry Heaven Part II: Grain-free, Gluten-free Shortcakes

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 6, 2013 at 6:53pm
Strawberry Shortcake | Fresh Tart (gluten-free)

I made the almond flour biscuit recipe on Elana’s Pantry blog and they are fantastic! Perfect, in fact, for strawberry shortcakes. I used real butter (instead of margarine) and maple syrup (instead of agave syrup) with a wonderful result. Split while hot, spread with butter, fill with lightly sweetened strawberries, top with lightly sweetened whipped…

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Strawberry Heaven!

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 6, 2013 at 2:42pm
Strawberries | Fresh Tart

Strawberry time! Geez, finally, like everything in Minnesota this year, they took their sweet time ripening & readying for picking. But here they are, making everyone happy and hungry for strawberry summer treats. I received a whole flat of freshly-picked strawberries from my friend chef Scott Pampuch. After blanketing juicy slices in buttermilk pancakes for…

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Warm Fruit Crisp (Gluten-Free…or not)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:58am

As a typical Minnesotan, with one eye always on winter, I get overly enthusiastic about the bounty of perfect, juicy stone fruits and berries available at this time of year. Somehow peaches, plums, raspberries, blueberries, and cherries all make it into my kitchen, all at the same time, without a chance of being devoured before…

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Dutch Apple Pancake

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 20, 2011 at 1:38pm

This pancake is meant to be served with a dusting of confectioners’ sugar, which is lovely, but I’ll be honest…a generous drizzle of Sapsucker Farms maple syrup, with a tidy pile of crispy bacon, is a very, incredibly awesome way to usher in fall. For my gluten-free friends, I did a little experiment using gluten-free,…

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Cardamom Cake with Rhubarb Sauce & Whipped Cream (Gluten-Free)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 25, 2011 at 7:03pm

Duck eggs are prized by gluten-free bakers for adding loft and softness. My recipe for Cardamom Cake with Rhubarb Sauce & Whipped Cream (Gluten Free) at Dara & Co./Minnesota Monthly Magazine.

Using Creme Fraiche Part II: Sauteed Apple with Honey

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 22, 2010 at 10:51am

Happy Friday everyone!  Just in time for the weekend, here’s another quick idea for using creme fraiche.  If you, like I, try to eat as little sugar as possible, then creme fraiche can be your new best friend.  Want to add the creaminess of ice cream to a bowl full of berries?  A small dollop…

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Olive Oil & Sauternes Cake with Peaches

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:34am

I posted this recipe a few weeks ago at Dara & Co./Minnesota Monthly Magazine.  It might be tricky to put your hands on decent peaches or plums as the season fades, but that’s OK – peeled, sliced apples sauteed as described below would be heavenly too. Have you eaten at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, CA? …

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Homemade Applesauce (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 28, 2010 at 5:16pm
Apple Sauce | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

I hated applesauce as a kid.  (I realize how many blog posts I begin by mentioning a food I hated as a kid.  I do it to reassure you, and myself, that picky children often become enthusiastic cooks and eaters.  So hang in there if you’re feeding the seemingly impossible.) I hated its grainy, watery…

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Blueberry Lemon Buttermilk Cake

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 1, 2010 at 11:37am

I still had blueberries left from last week’s farmers market haul, but since they were just-past gorgeous (yet still perfectly edible), I decided that today was the day to bake them into this pretty blueberry lemon cake I’d had my eye on. Although really, every day should be a day for buttermilk cake, don’t you…

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