Continuing with the Valentine heart theme, I topped these pecan tarts with heart-shaped pastry cutouts. Any shape cutout will do, depending on the occasion, so maybe small snowflakes would be great for winter and little flowers for spring. Individual, bite-size treats are so hard to resist since you can count exactly the number of portions you take, and can decide to stop at one, two or three tarts. For myself, I think I had more than that in one sitting—so much for portion control.Read More →
Mini tarts are to pies as cupcakes are to cakes. They are miniature individual portions of their larger kin, and more easily portable. So portable that, why, you can even carry a wrapped one in your shirt pocket, not that you would want to, but you could. These caramel tarts are made even more convenient by their boat-like shape, in that each could be consumed in two to three bites.