This almond jam tart is now at the top of my list….
There’s a diner in New Orleans that sits just off the streetcar line called the Camellia Grill. It was there about ten years ago that I had my first slice chocolate pecan pie, warmed up right on the grill with a giant scoop of ice cream on top.
I was in love. There was no going back to the regular pecan version.
Fast forward to current time, and I can’t put together pecans and chocolate without thinking of that first slice. This gluten-free chocolate pecan tart version is assuredly lacking the usual corn syrup, butter, and flour of it’s decadent counterpart, and it’s easier too….
I turned 32 this last weekend. And 32 feels strikingly more adult than 31. I can’t really put my finger on it, but there is a definite difference, I’m sure of it. Maybe it comes with feeling more settled, not so transient anymore. Having come back to my roots a couple years ago, I finally feel home again. We have great friends, family, and co-workers here. A house that we can call ours (with stuff on the walls!)….