It’s Family Day here in Ontario today and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to throw a virtual baby shower for my dear friend Jan from Family Bites. I’ve known Jan for a number of years now – I think she’s my oldest “in real life” blog friend – and she’s […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe brought back sweet memories for me. When I was little, my mum used to make a dessert called “Chocolate Catastrophe”. It was a very rich frozen chocolate mousse and I think the catastrophe part was to do with what happens to your waist-line if you eat too much because […]
Sniff, sniff – it’s one of our last sweet recipes for French Fridays with Dorie. This week’s croquants (p 410) reminded me of some of my earlier attempts at macarons With just a few ingredients – nuts, egg whites, sugar and a little bit of flour, these were a cinch to make and the mixture […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is all about simplicity. This Brown Butter and Vanilla Bean Weekend Cake (p6) is a great advertisement for simple ingredients shining. Butter, flour, vanilla bean, heavy cream, eggs and sugar. You pretty much can’t go wrong, can you? The smell of this cake was enough to permeate my what-seem-to-be […]
For this week’s French Fridays with Dorie post we’re doing something a little different. Every year for the past three years, we’ve had a French Fridays with Dorie holiday card exchange (organized by the fabulous Alice) and this year we were asked to include a special recipe in with each card. Today, many of the […]
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