Green Tomato Tart with Bacon Onion Jam

It All Begins at the Kitchen Table by Chef Deb Traylor Every big idea starts as a simple thought or mild musing at some point in its early life. Whether it’s a little daydream, an improbable realization or somehow connecting the “dots” acquired over one’s…

Frito Pie

Family size Frito Pie! Childhood Home and Frito Pie by Chef Deb Traylor I’ve always been a Texas girl, a proud seventh generation Texan, and I’ve loved my state and the people who live there. But when I was younger I spent a lot of…

Italian Easter Pie

Traditions, new and old It’s springtime in beautiful Colorado and many of us will be celebrating Easter this weekend. For some, Easter tradition dictates serving a big beautiful ham, scalloped potatoes drenched in heavy cream and cheese, fresh green beans, and a salad… just for…

Caramelized Onion Dip and Green Chile Pork Pies

Football food for the win Here at Ginger and Baker, we take our football food pretty dang seriously. Whether tailgating, heading to a potluck or putting on a spread at home, we’ve chosen two of our favorite dishes that win fans just about every time… …

Artichoke Heart Tarts

Adding a little twist… By Chef Deb Traylor Often when I’m asked to bring an appetizer to an event I like to take a look at a familiar recipe but then give it a little twist. At Ginger and Baker our focus is pie, so…

Butternut Squash & Kale Hand Pies with Avocado Salsa

Celebrating the Goodness of Savory Pie by Chef Deb Traylor It’s no secret to those who know me that I am not a big sweets person. I love my tea without sugar, I like my fruit pies very tart, and I prefer really rich, bitter…

Roasted Tomato Tarts & Last Chance Gazpacho

Savoring the Tomato Harvest Whether you’re loving the abundance of tomatoes at your farmers market, or you’ve been watering and weeding and fighting the critters all summer and have a nice, juicy crop of your own, we figure this is a perfect time to celebrate…

Asparagus Galette with Egg and Fresh Greens

Bits and Pieces and An Asparagus Galette by Chef Deb Traylor Anyone who has ever tried their hand at cooking a meal has been faced with the dilemma of what can be done with the little bits and pieces left from a recipe. Many of…