a bohemian tomato salad

A Bohemian Tomato Salad | theclevercarrot.com

My intent was to buy string beans.

Instead, I walked out of the farmstand with chicken, two dozen eggs, some fermented coconut yogurt (totally weird by the way), fresh basil, and the most beautiful bunch of sunflowers perched right next to me as I type. Pretty hues of espresso, golden caramel, and burnt yellow compete for my attention.

I also walked out with the best impulse buy ever: a pint of baby heirloom tomatoes….

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7 ingredient apple tart

7 ingredient apple tart | theclevercarrot.com

I’m one of those people who makes their own pie crust.

I find it therapeutic (and tasty!).

Making pie crust isn’t necessarily difficult, but I do empathize with those who’d rather rearrange their shoe closet instead. I suspect it’s the rolling and handling of the dough that’s off-putting to some (even myself depending on mood).

In any event, there is one dough I exclude from my baking repertoire: puff pastry….

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