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TWD~French Pear Tart

I'm Back! It feels good to be posting a TWD recipe after my two week hiatus. And this week's recipe is special because it was picked by none other than Dorie Greenspan herself. For those of you joining me for the first time, (prolly not, anyone, anyone?) Tuesday with Dorie is an online baking club I belong to where we (lots and lots of people) bake from a cookbook called Baking by Dorie Greenspan. Anyway, I love Dorie, I think she is an amazing baker and I love to bake alongside (blogside?) my fellow TWD Bakers. Honestly, this French Pear Tart smells divine and tastes like Heaven! But putting it together was Hell! I don't know what my problem was, but I just felt like I was not doing anything right. My tart dough seemed too crumbly, my almond cream seemed to grainy and my pears where not so great. (I used canned to save time, Hey Dorie said it was OKAY!) I wasn't sure how to fan them out, so I just put them on there the best I could.
This was also really time consuming..…