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Dorie Greenspan Tropical Tartlets

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Tropical Tartlets

I thought I had this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi all figured out. Recently when I was cleaning out our chest freezer, I came across a package of mini tart shells that I needed to use up. Since I knew that this week I was working with pastry with my online […]

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Kids cookbook recommendations by Mardi Michels

Summer Reads: Cookbooks for Kids

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. With a few exceptions! With a lot more of us staying close to home this summer, I know parents are looking for things to do with their children (or things for their children to do while they […]

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Mini Dorie Greenspan Lower East Side Brunch Tart

Cook the Book Fridays: Lower East Side Brunch Tart from Everyday Dorie

Today’s post is dedicated to someone I call a friend, though we’ve never met. Rosmarie DiDomenico (aka “Nana”) sadly passed away last month at the age of 89. I’ve “known” Nana for over 10 years via the online cooking groups dedicated to working through Dorie Greenspan’s books – firstly, when she cooked through Around my […]

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The best big chewy chocolate chip cookies

Big Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Confession time: I wrote this recipe up because I really just wanted to show my virtual cooking campers how to make these cookies. They are THE BEST. I actually cannot make them very often or unless we have company because I just eat them all. Did I mention that they are the best? As I’ve […]

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Dorie Greenspan Lime Coconut Sablés

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Coconut-Lime Sablés

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a simple sablé (shortbread) with a topical twist. The sablé dough comes together quickly (and includes lime zest, toasted coocnut and coriander), is rolled out immediately and, because it’s very soft, chilled (I placed mine in the freezer for an hour) before it’s cut and […]

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Devon and Hell: Four Seasons by the Sea by Karen Wheeler

Devon and Hell: Four Seasons by the Sea

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Can’t get away this summer? Need a book (or, better, a series) that will sweep you away from your everyday Covid staying at home reality? I have just the thing for you in Summer Reads this week! […]

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