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The rewards might be a warm-spiced cabernet franc from the Loire Valley and loose coffee pastry cream puddled in a chocolate tart brushed with espresso syrup.
I made a tart with butternut squash, kalamata olives, feta and thyme as McKenna directed.
Shortly after that, I ended up with leftover rutabaga, so I peeled, diced and roasted it — it takes a lot longer to get tender than butternut squash — and filled the tart with that root vegetable along with grated Gruyere, olives and dried rosemary.
Now, this quick tart preparation will likely pop into my head anytime I have leftover roasted root vegetables.
I’ve stored the phyllo and am taking a break from the tart, but then I was eyeing some near-their-expiration red potatoes in my kitchen and thinking I’ll make it again, maybe with roasted potato, fontina and chives.
Their tartness and strictness and miserliness had made the life of the girls in the school uncomfortable for some time.
The tartness of the apricots gives a flavor that is pleasing to most persons.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
"Perhaps I did, and perhaps I did not," she answered, matching his tartness.
THE QUICKENINGFRANCIS LYNDE
"Thank you, I'm a long way outside of that class," retorted Mr. Emerson with some tartness.
ETHEL MORTON AT CHAUTAUQUAMABELL S. C. SMITH
"Never mind our driving; we have had a fine time," Isabel retorted, with pettish tartness.
FROM THE CAR BEHINDELEANOR M. INGRAM

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