Christiana George

S’mores Chocolate Bark, And Away and Back

Chris and I were out of town for the last few days, on a self-prescribed break, our first since we moved to this coast. It’s...

Shrimp And Pork Dumplings, And How to Make Them

Few foods are as personal to me as dumplings, nor as satisfying. A few scenes in my life where this humble dish has played...

Slow-Roasted Tomatoes, and other Weekend Stories

This weekend was beautiful, warm but not hot, today especially. So I took a break from the kitchen. I bought grapes, the first of the...

Honey Thyme Ice Cream, And A Countdown

If you follow me on Pinterest, you’ll have noticed that the activity on my Wedding board has increased lately (mostly because it used to consist of...

Quinoa With Corn, Mint, And Scallions, Or, Think of The Peasants Linda!

I pride myself on how cleanly I can eat corn on the cob. In one miraculous maneuver (if I do say so myself), my...

Brioche Hamburger Buns, Or Let’s Get That Grill Fired Up

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always viewed hamburger buns as purely functional things. They’re receptacles, carb-wrappers, so you don’t get your hands...

Limeade, Or Vigilance and Other Defensive Measures

Would you mind if I talked weather right now? I ask this because a) this is only my second blog post and I don’t...

Beet Carrot Slaw, Or in Keeping with This Season’s Fashion Trends

So much of what people know about food is derived from their growing-up experiences. In my particular case, spicy Sichuan fare was often on...

Louisiana Barbecue Shrimp, Or the Dual Senses of Splurging

When I was in college and hence a student on a budget, there were two restaurants that I reserved for special occasions. The first...

Grilled Kale with Ricotta and Tomatoes, Or Glutting Myself on The Sensory

Someone told me once that kale is the healthiest food on the planet. It’s been known to lower cholesterol, the risk of cancer, and...

About Me

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Welcome to The Tart Tart, my not-so-tart take on food, writing, and photography. I decided to start up this sucker after repeated nagging from Chris, my fiance, who cannot understand why the sight of a farmer’s market would send me into ecstatic convulsions (okay, total overstatement. I can be quite the histrionic at times). With that said, my interests, though chiefly in food, also span fashion, design, literature, and photography. So don’t mind the seemingly non sequitur odds and ends I toss in posts at times.

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