Cobblers and Crisps Recipes:
They are far from elegant, with the relaxed aspect of old friends, and names that express what many of us want to do when faced with making a piecrust: Buckle. Slump. Grunt.
"People want to bake with fruit, but they have the impression that pies and cakes are hard to make ― that they have to look good," says Carolyn Weil, a San Francisco Bay Area baker, writer, and cooking teacher. "But these desserts are comfortable and approachable. Anyone can make them, and they're at home on the kitchen table. "
Weil's recipes for unfussy summer desserts like easy blackberry cobbler, juicy peach pandowdy, and warm blueberry grunt leave no excuse for not taking advantage of summer fruit at its peak.