Monday August 7, 2017

BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts

It’s been a crazy journey from my very first book announcement in 2012, but at long last I can say that my cookbook has been released!

From One-Bowl Devil’s Food Layer Cake to a flawless Cherry Pie that’s crisp even on the very bottom, BraveTart is a celebration of classic American desserts. With a foreword from my friend Kenji, tons of vintage advertisements, breathtaking photography from Penny De Los Santos, and over a hundred recipes (plus 200+ variations), I hope you’ll find it worth the wait.

BraveTart is available wherever books are sold: Amazon, Indie Bound, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, iBooks, Powell’s, and even your local bookstore.

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sugar cookies with pearl sugar

The Ghost of BraveTart Past


Not dead yet.


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chocolate mini egg cookies

Mini Egg Chocolate Cookies


I may be the kinda girl that makes her own Fruit Roll-Ups and Reese’s Cups, but a few of my favorite sweets elude the DIY approach. At the top of that list: Cadbury Mini Eggs.


Visit the Archives to check out previous blog posts or the Recipe Box if you'd rather browse desserts.