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Dorie Greenspan pear and cranberry roll up tart for Tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Pear Cranberry Roll Up Tart

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is an unassuming looking dessert. It’s basically ingredients for a fruit galette rolled up to make a kind of Danish fruity roll – sort of like these Sara Lee treats from my childhood. The recipe is pretty easy – Dorie’s “go-to” galette dough filled with pears, cranberries and some […]

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Cookbook Book Club: The Broad Fork

Cookbook Book Club (my once a month most months “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan and Jenn)  it’s back! Due to, well, life, we haven’t met (for a cookbook club because we’ve certainly met up for other things) since May! For this month’s instalment we chose to work from a book we unanimously […]

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Butter tarts from Homegrown on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make “Homegrown” butter tarts with Mairlyn Smith

See those up there ^^^ “Best butter tarts ever.” Or so said all the adults who got to try them this week. And not just any adults, some serious butter tart aficionados, apparently, as there was an animated discussion about nuts vs. no nuts, raisins or no raisins etc… and then a whole other discussion […]

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French Fridays: French classics

Image via Shutterstock French food. So often people think this must mean “complicated” which often translates to “I couldn’t possibly make that”. Fortunately, there are many classic French dishes that are much easier to make than to pronounce and in the classes I teach here in Toronto, I like to show people how simple some […]

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Kids made Dorie Greenspan custardy apple squares from baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Dorie Greenspan’s custardy apple muffins

Um, hello – it’s nearly the end of October… How on earth did that happen? We’re entering colder, darker days and the very busy month of November, yet it feels like we just started school. Sometimes when life feels like it’s going a little too fast, I like to stop and bake. Baking is a […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Tiger cakes

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie assignment was “Tiger Cakes” so-called because of the “stripes” formed by finely chopped chocolate that is folded through the mixture at the last minute and which forms stripes through the cake. The cake itself is a lovely mix of lots of butter (of course!), almond flour, a touch of all-purpose […]

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