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sweet potato chilli on eatlivetravelwrite.com

On New Year’s Resolutions. Or not.

One of the reasons why I don’t make actual New Year’s resolutions is because I know full well that my expectations tend to be way too high. Thank goodness I didn’t plan to “workout every day” this year since I have been basically sick since we returned from France and working out after a full […]

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Dorie Greenspan curried mussels for French Fridays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Curried Mussels

So, we made mussels for French Fridays with Dorie. Again. We’ve made the classic Moules Marinière before and there have been a few other dishes I seem to have conveniently left the “optional” mussels out of, ahem. This pasta dish, for example.  I just don’t like the flavour or texture of them, though Mr Neil […]

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Dorie Greenspan granola bars Baking Chez Moi

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Granola Energy Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is one you might be surprised to find in a French baking book: homemade granola (muesli) bars. But Baking Chez Moi is full of these fabulous homemade treats – humble, not necessarily fancy but always delicious.  These bars would definitely make Dorie’s friends wonder “Why would you bother making […]

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Cookbook Book Club: #brunchwithDonnaHay

It’s been a while since I reported on the Cookbook Book Club (my once a month “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan from Family Bites and Jenn from Chocolate Shavings).  our January date is creeping up on us yet I somehow had not managed to write about December’s edition!  So far, we have […]

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Orange jelly cubes and pomegranate caviar on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: (not) Arman’s Caviar in Aspic

So yeah, with just under 5 months’ of  recipes left from Around my French Table for French Fridays with Dorie, we’re into the “bits and pieces” and “odds and ends”. Such as this week’s “Caviar in Aspic”.  Actually it’s caviar ON aspic if we’re being nit-picky.  Dorie’s recipe headnote recounts a fancy passed hors d’oeuvre […]

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