Caramel Apple Cheesecake Tart

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Tart

Have you ever seen a picture of something or read a recipe and thought, "I NEED TO MAKE THIS IMMEDIATELY."? You probably have. I had that same thought when I saw this Caramel Apple Cheesecake Tart in the September issue of Southern Living. There are actually several impressive apple recipes in there that I still must make. Apple Cider Pound Cake. Apple Stack Cake. Apple Butter Cookies. I'm all about some apples right now in case you haven't noticed. I came across this recipe again at work about a week ago and got to looking at the ingredient list. For something that involves caramel apples, cheesecake, and tarts, it really didn't look that complicated. The recipe has three different parts: the crust, the cheesecake, and the topping. But each section has just 4 or 5 ingredients, and a few of them are the same in each section. So I decided to give it a whirl. Why not! And it was actually very simple! But I did a few things differently than the recipe just because I kind of felt ... read more

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Mini Bourbon Pecan Pies

Well, I hadn't planned on falling off the face of the earth for the last week or so, but I'm back today with mini pies! And they have bourbon in them. And they're from a pretty cool cookbook! A few months ago, I got the opportunity to interview Morgan Murphy for work. He's written a few books for Southern Living, and I was really excited when I heard he was writing another book--Bourbon & Bacon. I know. Two things that are pretty awesome on their own, and extremely awesome when they're ... read more