• Traybakes

    Crunch & Crumble Bars

    It’s definitely Fall here in New England. The leaves are turning a beautiful range of autumnal colors, we’ve continued our family tradition of going apple picking at a local orchard and we’ve been baking appropriate treats like these Crunch &…

  • Pastry

    Chocolate Almond Tartlets

    There seems to be quite a theme running through my retro recipe books of pastry, with a layer of jam (preferably raspberry) and then some variety of topping. And these Chocolate Almond Tartlets fit this pattern perfectly. Crisp pastry case,…

  • Traybakes

    Pineapple Coconut Slice

    Pastry, jam, pineapple and coconut. It all sounds like a pretty good combination of flavors. And you’d be right! This Pineapple Coconut Slice has a layer of pastry topped with jam (I went for raspberry), pineapple pieces (tinned works great)…

  • Biscuits/cookies

    German Biscuits

    German Biscuits, also known as Empire Biscuits, Belgian Biscuits and, originally (according to Wikipedia) Linzer Biscuits or Deutsch Biscuits. In the brief history of the German Biscuit that I gleaned from my research, it turns out that around the time of…

  • Traybakes

    Paradise Squares

    I won’t try to claim that these traybakes will transport you to a tropical island.  If that is your idea of paradise.  Perhaps your idea of paradise is sitting in my kitchen in the middle of a New England winter watching…

  • Half a tin of condensed milk,  Pastry

    Marshmallow Fudge Tartlets

    Another non-traybake post this week.  And it does require you to make pastry.  (Or you could buy ready-made pastry, there’s no judgment here.) These are called Marshmallow Fudge Tartlets, but it’s more of a ‘Marshmallow Jam Caramel Tartlet’.  But the…

  • Traybakes

    Almond & Raspberry Traybake

    This is another renamed traybake.  My recipe book calls this ‘Economical Almond Cheesecakes’ and the look on my husband’s face when I told him this (after he had already eaten one or two, or was it three…) reinforced the need…