A slice of Dorie Greenspan's mini Blueberry Cherry Pie topped with ice cream.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Father’s Day Blueberry-Cherry Pie from Baking with Dorie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is Father’s Day Blueberry-Cherry Pie from Dorie Greenspan’s Baking with Dorie – a double-crusted pie filled with cherries AND blueberries – a glorious combination! Dorie says: The first time I made this pie was in 2020. On that Father’s Day, Michael and I were in our house in Connecticut, and … Read more

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Summer Reads: Dinner for One

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be sharing book recommendations –  a series of “not just cookbooks”. For Summer Reads this week, I’ve got a story that’s close to my heart. Moving to Paris is something so many people dream about. Moving to Paris and falling in love is the ultimate … Read more

Dorie Greenspan's Mostly Rhubarb Pie from Everyday Dorie on a white plate.

Cook the Book Fridays: Mostly Rhubarb Pie from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorie.  Mostly Rhubarb Pie (p 288) is a sweet tart dough crust filled with custard and (mostly) rhubarb and strawberries. I was still trying to clean out my large chest freezer so I used a pre-made crust – a little more … Read more

White plate of Zan’s Birthday Cookies from Dorie's Cookies.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Zan’s Birthday Cookies from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was Zan’s Birthday Cookies (p 297). Dorie says: I created them for the thirteenth birthday party for a friend’s daughter, Zan. It was only after I tasted them that I realized I’d channeled the spirit of a German chocolate cake. The base of the cookie is … Read more

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Summer Reads: Newsletters I’m loving right now!

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be sharing book (and other reading) recommendations –  a series of “not just cookbooks”. (source) The case for newsletters Something a little different for Summer Reads today! Not everyone can commit time to reading in the summer. People with children at home from school, people … Read more