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Peach Tart with Dusted Pistachio, Goat Cheese and Drizzled Honey

Slip Into Fall by Enjoying a Rustic Take on Sweet Georgia Peaches with This Tart Full of Simple, Yet Rich Flavors
September 29, 2015

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As you’ll remember, I recently welcomed the season and celebrated a local Georgia flavor with Williams Sonoma and my Creamed Vidalia Onion Bake.  And today I’m reveling in another local flavor, Georga peaches. 

Similar to the vidalia onion bake, this peach tart recipe is incredibly easy to make, and you just can’t beat the mixture of these simple, yet rich flavors.  The sweet peach plays perfectly with the tangy flavor of goat cheese, warm cinnamon, subtle crunch of pistachio and the sticky-sweet honey drizzle on top.  And since I’m big on texture and getting that perfect crispy bite, I take my time when thinly slicing the peaches ensuring the peaches will bake evenly while still maintaining a heavenly-thin crisp crust.

So voila, a oohy-gooey-crispy-peachy treat.  The perfect recipe to reval and enjoy your love of peaches far beyond the summer season.  But be forewarned: these little slices disappear faster than you expect. Enjoy!  Truly, MKR




Peach & Goat Cheese Tart with Honey Drizzle & Crushed Pistachios
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Prep Time
1 hr 15 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
2 hr
Prep Time
1 hr 15 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
2 hr
  1. 3-4 peaches, skin on thinly sliced
  2. 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  3. 1/4 cup honey
  4. 2 cups crumbled goat cheese
  5. 1/8 cup crushed pistachios
  6. For the crust...
  7. 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  8. 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  9. 1/4 cup vegetable shortening, cold
  10. 8 tablespoons butter, cold and cubed
  11. 1/4 cup ice water
  1. For the crust...
  2. In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour and salt. Add the shortening and break it up with your hands or pastry cutter to coat it all up with the flour. Add the cold butter cubes and work it into the flour until the mixture is crumble.
  3. Add the ice water, a little at a time, until the mixture comes together forming a dough. Bring the dough together into a ball and divide the dough in half and flatten it into a disk shape. Wrap each with saran wrap and refrigerate for 60 minutes minimum, 24 hours maximum.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. In a large mixing bowl combine peach slices, cinnamon, and half the honey and softly mix to combine. Set aside.
  6. On a floured surface combine the disks and roll out to make a rectangle tart 1/2" thick and place on a piece of parchment paper on a cookie sheet or pan.
  7. Crumble goat cheese on the dough and line peaches on top of the cheese in a row.
  8. Bake until crust is golden brown approximately 35-45 minutes. Remove from oven and drizzle with remaining honey. Let cool to room temperature, sprinkle with pistachios and serve.
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Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

An Easy, Make-the-Night-Before Breakfast Casserole Sure to Be Devoured By All
September 26, 2015

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Earlier this week, we shared a cheerful brunch tablescape that’s perfect for those lazy Sunday mornings. As promised, here’s my super easy cheesy hashbrown casserole recipe, which I assure you, will be quickly devoured by all.  As you’ll see below, the recipe includes a generous helping of sharp cheddar cheese, green peppers, onions, shredded potatoes, and of course, jalapeƱos. But remember, like any great casserole, this can be made the night before, and really allows for you throw in anything you want…so get creative with your hashbrown casserole by adding whatever else you have on hand, and enjoy sleeping in a bit longer this weekend.  Enjoy!  Truly, MKR

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Spiced Apple And Pear Crisp

Apple and Pear Crisp gets a healthy makeover with a good dose of spice and Nourish Snacks for a topping
September 14, 2015

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As the temps begin to drop, and Fall quickly approaches, I remember just how much I look forward to and cherish this time of year.  The crisp Fall air, cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice everything…the warmth of this season is hard for anyone to ignore.  And along with all of the warmth are flavors that truly embody Fall for me, and topping that list of course, is apple. Growing up, my mom made the best homemade apple crisp, and it only seems appropriate that I welcome my favorite season with a take on my favorite childhood treat. 

While mom’s classic apple crisp never included pear, it’s always nice to switch things up and offer a different take on a classic.  Enter pear.  I’ve always loved pear’s hearty and dense texture and combined with my beloved apples and seven different spices, including cayenne and fresh vanilla bean, this crisp truly brings all the warmth that fall encompasses.  And I mean, how precious is an apple crisp in an apple dish?!?!

Now I did mention this recipe is a healthy spiced pear and apple crisp.  Instead of your typical flour-based and sugary topping I utilized the crunch of Nourish Snacks without the calories of a typical crisp.  You may remember I’ve subbed out ingredients for Nourish’s gluten-free, non GMO, snacks before (our Super Simple Cocoa & Fruit Parfaits are a must-try!), and for this particular recipe the combination of Nourish’s Apple Cinn-sational and Berry’d Treasure completely compliment the crisp and provide that crunch I crave.  And let us not forget, by taking the healthy topping route it allows us to splurge on the vanilla bean ice cream that every crisp really deserves.  So tell me, how will you be welcoming Fall this year?  Truly, MKR



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