Category Archives: Pies and Tarts

A Rather Plump Peach Pie

When you’ve got a ravishing array of juicy apricots ripening in the sun.. surely a freshly made glistening batchView full post »

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie & Blessings

I’m back from a brief escape to Vernon in the Okanagan Valley, where I had the loveliest time to write andView full post »

Waffle Hand Pies

Sometimes you crave a little something sweet.. { made with ingredients you have on hand } but you don’t want theView full post »

Summer Fruit Pizza

I’ve decided my favourite flower { today } is the peony… their palest tint of blush pink and muted white isView full post »

A Smidgen of Valentine’s Baking

I thought I’d a share a round-up of my favourite recipes for Valentine’s Day. { I know.. it’s early,View full post »

Wild Huckleberry Pie for The Canadian Food Project

One day Katie and her friend went to pick so they could make a Wild Huckleberry Pie! ♥  ♥ Up the side of the mountainView full post »

At The Heart of Inspiration

My poor cello was languishing in the corner of my studio for 6 months. All four strings were loose and hung limp offView full post »


grace “I do not at all understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are but does notView full post »

A Little White Lie for Sky-High or G-F Black-Bottom Pumpkin Pie

Which one of these is a little white lie: 1. I’m still swimming, it gets easier every day. 2. I didn’t makeView full post »

Once in a { Blue Moon } Peach Pie and a Celebration of Stars

CBC Radio One ran a program not too long ago on the subject of “Rejection Letters. One manView full post »

Wild Huckleberries for Smidge

One day Katie and her boyfriend Travis went to pick { Huckleberries } ♥  ♥ Up the side of the mountain they hikedView full post »

Bigger Isn’t Always Better..

there was a time when bigger was better to play music in your car required an 8-track and sound had to be amplifiedView full post »

The Good Housewife’s No~Fail Pie Crust

I’d like to think we’ve come a long way… from this… or this.. (I think I have thoseView full post »

“What’s in a name? That which we call a tart by any other name would taste as sweet…” W Shakespeare

Much Ado about Nothing, Act IV, Sc. I I never tempted her with tart too large, But, as a brother to his sister,View full post »

Humble Pumpkin Pie Recipe

“Oh, my goodness, your pie crust is amazing!” I lavishly complimented my fit, thin and beautifulView full post »

Double Rainbows and Sticky (Permanent Alizarin Crimson) Cherry Pie

  Mabel Lake Sticky Cherry Pie After incessant days of rainfall, the earth occasionally bestows upon us a rainbow. AView full post »

An Affair of the Tart ~ Macaroon Strawberry Tart

Yes, I’ll admit it – I cheated on my “no sugar diet”.  In my defense, I really was quite cognizant of thatView full post »