This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe had me thinking over and over “Why didn’t I think of that myself?” Basically it’s apple pie, minified. You know, that thing I do all the time with Dorie (and other) desserts because a 2-person household can only eat so many desserts, right? These “pielettes” apart from having the […]
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 […]
This week’s assignment for Tuesdays with Dorie was a little intimidating at first glance… Apple Kuchen – a deep-dish style apple custard tart. I guess the idea of making a tall pastry like that had me wondering if mine would hold together – especially in a full-sized version. I’m pretty confident with my pastry but […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is the epitome of simplicity. A rolled-out sugar cookie topped with a dob of jam and topped with another cookie pressed down around the edges to close it, making a lovely surprise sandwich. Simple, delightful – a classic. And a surprise because when I read “sandwich cookies” I was […]
I am a huge fan of choux pastry as evidenced by the amount of posts I have written about them on here… It’s my go-to “Impress your Friends” pastry – simply because it’s so easy to make and it makes a big impression on everyone when you bring them to the table… “You MADE these? […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was the perfect dessert to celebrate one year of French home-ownership. This was enjoyed after a simple, yet superb, dinner of roast chicken (the new oven passed the “roast chicken test”), roast potatoes and ratatouille enjoyed out on our terrace paired with a wonderful Tavel rosé. I wasn’t able […]
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