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French Fridays with Dorie: Celebration Week #2: The Never-Doubt-Dorie Moment

Choose the recipe you cooked from Around my French Table for French Fridays with Dorie that might not have been your favorite or even something you enjoyed making or even something you were skeptical about but which taught you a technique or gave you an idea or provided a lesson of some kind. Ok then. […]

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Book review: Home Sweet Anywhere

Even wanted to sell everything you own, take off on a never-ending round the world trip and create a new life for yourself? Well this travel memoir is for you!  It’s the story of a couple who sold their house to travel the world, and who now lives “home free” 365 days a year.  By […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Sugar-crusted French toast

I think I must be in the minority of folks this week – I know a lot of people were looking forward to this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (sugar-crusted French toast, p 418) but I’m just not a French toast kinda gal. I like the idea of French toast (and I don’t mind […]

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Madeleines from the Bouchon Bakery cookbook by Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel

Les Petits Chefs Cook the Books: Bouchon Bakery

Madeleines. Little spongey traditional French cakes, baked in a shell-shaped pan. Classique. Subject of much discussion in one recipe testing session last summer at La Cuisine Paris. As in, should they be baked for 7, 8 or 9 minutes? Did people prefer the lighter colour or more golden? So many questions. But oh, so delicious! […]

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Announcing Canada’s Inaugural National Cupcake Day for SPCAs and Humane Societies

Hi bakers and animal lovers! Did you know – the first-ever National Cupcake Day™ is set for Monday, February 25th2013, and you’re all invited to participate! Bake cupcakes, host a cupcake party, share cupcakes with family, friends and colleagues, and collect donations all in support of the SPCAs and Humane Societies across Canada. Initially launched […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Double chocolate and banana tart

Dear Dorie, Please forgive me for I have sinned completely changed up the French Fridays with Dorie recipe for Double Chocolate and Banana Tart (pp 467-468). I did plan on making it like it said to in the book, honest. In fact I was going to make it as my own birthday cake. But then […]

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