41 responses

  1. Miriam/The Winter Guest
    October 18, 2009

    Lovely post indeed, full of sensibility! And scrumptious pie.
    .-= Miriam/The Winter Guest´s last blog ..Middle-class brioche =-.

  2. Velva
    October 18, 2009

    The apple tart looks delicious. A good cup of coffee and a piece of that tart looking over your lake…Life would be good. I can see why you like living a bit away from the sidewalks.
    Glad to know the bird is okay. I would be runing around like a maniac with the bird in the livingroom (laugh).
    Very nice blog post!

  3. Brie
    October 18, 2009

    wow, if I had a view like that, I’d never leave either. very breathtaking. the apple tart looks so deliciously warm and scrumptious, too.
    .-= Brie´s last blog ..Eat Cheap For A Week Challenge =-.

  4. Christine
    October 18, 2009

    Your tart looks delicious! I too live far from city amenities, about 90 minutes, but without your amazing views. If I ever move back to the city, I’ll miss the quiet. Though it’d be nice to grab a dinner to go that wasn’t from Sonic.
    .-= Christine´s last blog ..Curry Roasted Cauliflower =-.

  5. Aimee
    October 18, 2009

    I’d totally take the misty lake-side view over the bakeries & cafes. Thanks for sharing that.

    Mmm, I’d take some of that tart too!
    .-= Aimee´s last blog ..CookiePie’s Gingersnaps =-.

  6. El
    October 18, 2009

    The view is gorgeous and the tart looks scrumptious!
    .-= El´s last blog ..Secret Obsession: Chocolate Chip Buttered Pecan Cookies & Milk =-.

  7. A Guilty Sis-In-Law
    October 18, 2009

    As a member of the “family” that had the extreme honour of tasting this amazing apple treat, I have to say that the Guilty Kitchen outdid itself. It was, in simple terms, one of those most delicious desserts I’ve had in a long time. It also helps that I was able to sample the caramel before it was melted down. ;) It’s the perfect dish for this time of year- warm, sweet and rich.

  8. Frenchie
    October 19, 2009

    I never realized how well apples and sweetened cream cheese go together until the most recent Daring Cooks challenge. This tart seems like an amped up version of that, I love that it’s pretty heavy on the apples.
    .-= Frenchie´s last blog ..Discovering Spices/Zaatar Pizza =-.

    • admin
      October 19, 2009

      I just joined the Daring Cooks so I’m not familiar with which dish you are referring to? Surely not the Pho which was the latest dish.

  9. Peggy
    October 19, 2009

    I lived in a Pacific Northwest mountain town of 900. Our nearest store was about a half hour drive. It was wonderful and I so prefer it to the big city suburb I’m living in now. My windows there faced no other houses, just national forest and wildlife. I could sit by the window and watch snow fall for hours. It was a very peaceful and introspective way to live, one I hope and pray to return to very soon.
    .-= Peggy´s last blog ..It’s Blog Cleanup Month =-.

  10. Natasha – 5 Star Foodie
    October 19, 2009

    The tart looks amazing! I love the pecans & hazelnuts in the crust!
    .-= Natasha – 5 Star Foodie´s last blog ..5 Star Makeover: Macaroni and Cheese =-.

  11. Simply Life
    October 20, 2009

    Oh my, that tart looks absolutely amazing – I need to stop drooling! :)
    .-= Simply Life´s last blog ..Post-Run Meal! =-.

  12. Susan
    October 20, 2009

    I lived in the middle of nowhere when I was in elementary/middle school and loved it–we had 48 acres–no view like yours, but some great huge oak and pine trees, plus all the space to run and play. I miss the quiet and the dark, but convenience is nice too. Your tart is gorgeous, thanks for sharing.
    .-= Susan´s last blog ..Review: Girl in the Arena =-.

  13. Rachel J
    October 20, 2009

    looks decadent and to-die-for. yum!
    .-= Rachel J´s last blog ..Caribbean Club with Lime Butter =-.

  14. Amber
    October 20, 2009

    What a beautiful post and recipe. British Columbia is such a dreamy place. I love it there. Thanks for the photos and the reminder that I need to get back to the Pacific Northwest someday.

    And, I hope that cute little birdie comes back to visit often.

    Cheers.
    .-= Amber´s last blog ..California’s Rhone =-.

  15. Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction
    October 20, 2009

    Looks fantastic. Congrats on the Foodbuzz Top 9 today!
    .-= Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction´s last blog ..Butternut Squash Soup with Parmesan and Sage =-.

  16. Nate
    October 21, 2009

    That’s a very elegant tart! Great ingredients in the crust, too.
    .-= Nate´s last blog ..Microwaved Cabbage and Carrot, a Bachelor’s Tale =-.

  17. Cookin’ Canuck
    October 21, 2009

    What a beautiful place you live in! It seems that the positives far outweigh the negatives. You tart looks absolutely amazing and your photos are inspiring!

  18. Polprav
    October 22, 2009

    Hello from Russia!
    Can I quote a post in your blog with the link to you?

    • admin
      October 23, 2009

      As long as there is sufficient credit, then go ahead. Thanks!

  19. refrigerator soup
    October 24, 2009

    This photo is looking awesome as today’s headline! THANKS!

    • admin
      October 24, 2009

      No thank you! I love it!

  20. Mr. Guilty
    November 3, 2009

    Wow, I must have missed this post somehow! Amazing pictures Mrs.! Well said about our rural surroundings.. I hope that we can stay here for a long long time!

  21. Tia @ ButtercreamBarbie
    March 10, 2010

    wow. ive never seen so many ingredients in 1 crust before! lol. but omg it looks so good!
    .-= Tia @ ButtercreamBarbie´s last blog ..Papa John’s Chicken Club Pizza and Pizza Crescents =-.

  22. Girlsondiets
    March 31, 2010

    This looks do yummy. I am making this this weekend. Having friends over Saturday for scrapbooking. This is going to be the star of the evening I can bet on it. Thanks for sharing. This is worth getting off my diet for the day!

    • Elizabeth
      March 31, 2010

      Oh and it is totally worth it for sure!

  23. Adrian Botea
    April 12, 2010

    That looks nice

  24. Ari
    August 11, 2010

    This looks so tasty! Thanks for sharing!

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    September 12, 2011

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    September 21, 2011

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    September 22, 2011

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    October 1, 2011

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    October 5, 2011

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    October 10, 2011

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    October 16, 2011

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  37. trevor
    April 20, 2013

    Hello,
    I stumbled upon your photo of the lake while searching for a photo like it and was wondering if I could obtain permission for use but not direct resale in a background image for a product that I am creating. It is just for my small business but would make a great addition. Please reply at my email. Thank you.

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