Closing out the summer is always a little bittersweet, especially with the loss of seasonal berries. Using up the last basket of flavorful strawberries, I followed this scone recipe from Tartine. They were flaky, fragrant, and dense - and when paired with my morning coffee, they made for an indulgent weekend breakfast. Sometimes the best way to welcome a new season is to celebrate your favorite aspects from the one before.
Strawberry shortcake is one of those desserts that is just as fantastic now as it was when I was a child.* What's even more exciting is how easy it is to whip together on a random weeknight when strawberries are finally in season (I made an exception a couple months ago here). I ...read more