Rustic Peach-Raspberry Galette

Last week Mr. introduced me to a new word: procrastibaking. I feel the word alone says it all but just in case you are wondering, the Urban Dictionary has provided a definition, “the practice of baking something in order to put off doing something else you need to do.” This Peach-Raspberry Galette is pure procrastibaking. Strictly speaking, we didn’t need a pie….

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Cardamom Peach Cake

Peaches and cardamom are one of my all time favorite flavor combinations. In my humble opinion cardamom is under appreciated in western cooking. Cooking with peaches (or nectarines for that matter) and not sprinkling in a dash of this aromatic spice is leaving a huge flavor opportunity on the table. We took this cake to a potluck a few weeks…

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Blackberry-Peach Muffins

We bought our home late in the fall and moved in early winter. Many months passed before we had our first glimpses of the plants hibernating in the yard. For the most part, our house was flanked by low-maintenance greenery interrupted by sparse hints of color. The simplicity of the yard came as a dull relief. On one hand I…

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