Damson Plum & Berry Fruit Tarts

Damson Plum & Berry Fruit Tarts

Making a fresh fruit tart is so quick and easy if you keep a box of frozen Puff Pastry in your freezer. Then whenever you have some extra fruit you can just pull it out and let it thaw according to the instructions on the box. I found these beautiful Damson Plums at the farmer's market. (This type of plum ripens in the late summer through the fall). So I decided to make some fruit tarts with these seasonal plums, and I added some berries & pomegranate seeds for color and texture. All…
Delicata Squash & Arugula Salad with Feta Cheese, Nuts & Seeds

Delicata Squash & Arugula Salad with Feta Cheese, Nuts & Seeds

Fall is in the air, which has me in the mood to make one of my favorite autumn salads. This is not so much a recipe as a combination of ingredients that make up this delicious salad. You can change the proportions depending how many people you are serving. It is the perfect seasonal salad to serve from now through the winter. In fact we usually make a version of this for Thanksgiving dinner, as it pairs well with turkey and everything else served. Delicata Squash & Arugula Salad with Feta, Walnuts &…
End of Summer Peach & Berry Crisp

End of Summer Peach & Berry Crisp

It is the last weekend of summer, Labor Day weekend...and I can hardly believe summer is over! My family is visiting us in the Hamptons and they should be here shortly, so I just made everyone's favorite dessert, Summer Fruit Crisp. I will warm it up in the oven right before we eat it, and serve it with some vanilla ice cream. It is the perfect way to get the last taste of the delicious summer fruits we all love...peaches, raspberries, blackberries & blueberries. ¬†Soon we will be moving on to apple crisp…