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Abby Dodge chocolate thumbprint cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

A whole lotta baking going on!

Long ago when I was a much younger teacher, I had this idea that “the show must go on” at all times. It’s a “grub day” (no uniform) at school? Why wouldn’t classes just continue as normal? It’s the week before the winter break? Sure, we will keep working on our research projects with just […]

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Dorie Greenspan spiced honey cake on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Spiced Honey Cake

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi – a spiced honey cake – was one I was intrigued to try.  It’s rather like a gingerbread in a lot of ways – and by gingerbread I mean a proper pain d’épices (a French quickbread/ cake made from dark honey and flavoured with Christmas-y […]

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Truffles three ways on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Truffles, three ways

Today’s post speaks to my love of “minifying” dishes in order to be able to taste the biggest variety of flavours without committing myself to one dish. I think too often our holiday desserts tend to revolve around “big” desserts which I am obviously a fan of but sometimes I don’t want to choose just […]

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Dorie Greenspan stained glass cookies from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Les Petits Chefs make Dorie Greenspan’s Stained Glass Cookies

Any Petits Chefs session that starts out with candies in Ziploc bags and rolling pins to crush them is bound to be popular! This week the boys helped me out with my Tuesdays with Dorie assignment. Actually when I saw that one of this month’s recipes was stained glass cookies (we’re allowed to choose which […]

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Christmas shortbread cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

What’s cooking? Holiday shortbread cookies

Wait, what? Christmas is WHEN?  I actually stopped to think about this on the weekend and was shocked to realise that I only have 2.5 days of school left before the winter break. I know, I know, I’ve been baking and cooking holiday recipes here for a while now but honestly, it always feels like […]

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Chocolate shortbread squares with salted caramel on eatlivetravelwrite.com

What’s cooking? Salted caramel chocolate squares

Ah the holidays. It’s such a great excuse to get baking, right? So many events to bring goodies to and so many reasons to make something a little more special than you favourite everyday cookies or treats. For this month’s Kraft Canada #whatscooking assignment, amongst all the great holiday recipes, I couldn’t go past dessert. […]

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