When I was in high school, I went to a friend’s house for dinner. Her dad had made these beautiful bowls of pasta with tomato cream sauce and seafood. I said how good it looked and he said proudly, and without hesitation, “well, when you’ve got it, flaunt it!”
That still makes me laugh to this day! And it was really wonderful to see, because I have a tendency to sell myself short and think that I should be modest and self-deprecating. But that’s no fun, and it’s not true! I am really good at a few things, and there’s nothing wrong with saying so.
What I am so good at? Pie! A few weeks ago I made these Heart Tarts for my husband, and I used the sprouted flour pie dough recipe. Amazing! The grain-free pie dough is better for traditional pies, like apple, peach, pumpkin, or strawberry-rhubarb (I really need to make that one again!) [Read more...]