strawberry + mascarpone tartine with balsamic reduction

a few months ago, i took a little weekend trip to nashville with a dear friend of mine, to help her find a house. (kid-free, i might add. WOOT WOOT.) we viewed about 20 houses in two and a half days, and obviously worked up quite the appetite. being the good friend she is, she went along…

mixed berries with mascarpone whipped cream

this just might be the perfect spring dessert. but we had some friends over this weekend, and it was just what the doctor ordered… even thought it’s the dead of winter. and it’s really simple, requiring only berries and a few more ingredients. the berries are sweetened with sugar and then the tartness from the…