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Blueberry Lemon Pizza in a Brioche Crust

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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Slice of Blueberry Lemon PizzaBlueberry Lemon Pizza is fantastic for breakfast, brunch, or anytime of the day including dessert.  You can’t miss with a brioche crust, blueberries, lemon and mascarpone cheese.  If mascarpone isn’t your first choice, cream cheese can be substituted. Continue reading

Caramelized Peach Tart with Brown Sugar Crumble

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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Caramelized Peach TartOk, Ok, so this Caramelized Peach Tart isn’t the best cutting tart I’ve ever made.  But it sure is one of the best tasting.  How can you miss with pastry cream, caramelized peaches and a brown sugar make ahead crumble with almond paste. Continue reading

Fruit Pie Perfection – August Virtual Baking Class

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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IF YOU TRIED TO SIGN UP FOR THE CLASS AND COULDN’T, PLEASE SIGN UP AGAIN.  THE CLASS IS OPEN.  

Blackberry Peach PieThis Fruit Pie Perfection Class includes two new recipes that can only be found in this class. Much of the fresh fruit of summer peaks during August making this the perfect time to learn the ins and outs of baking the perfect fruit pie.

To sign up, please click here.

All of my zoom classes are demonstration so you just need to show up. They usually last about 2 to 2 1/2 hours.  Recipes and the link to the class will be sent several days before the class takes place.

Saturday August 14   Continue reading

All About Peaches – Summers Sweet Spot

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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Rows of Fresh PeachesPeaches are one of, if not, my favorite fruits.   I get excited when I see early Georgia Peaches in the market and I’m disappointed when I see the last of the local peaches leave.  I haven’t found a way I don’t like them.  Sweet or savory, baked or unbaked, folded into ice creams or just plain, they are my fruit of choice. Continue reading

Oreo “Tacos” with Strawberry Salsa

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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Oreo "Tacos" with Strawberry SalsaThese Oreo “Tacos with Strawberry Salsa” are a delightful, whimsical dessert that comes to us from season six Top Chef winner, Michael Voltagio of Ink Restaurant in L.A.  While I loved the “tacos”,  I added more excitement to the strawberry salsa.  This is really easy and such fun. Continue reading