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Dorie Greenspan Almond Crescents from Dorie's Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Almond Crescents

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a simple cookie that surprised me – I guess because the ingredient list was so short I wasn’t expecting much, but these really were lovely – the perfect accompaniment to an after dinner espresso. Dorie says: Made with ground almonds and flavored with vanilla […] […]

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Sheet pan supper-balsamic chicken with potatoes from Everyday Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Cook the Book Fridays: Sheet pan supper-balsamic chicken with baby potatoes and mushrooms from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is a perfect dish to make for a weeknight meal, a casual dinner with friends or really, anytime. It’s SO easy to put together, uses one pan and makes the house smell amazing! We ‘ve made this so […]

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Kids bake cookies from Peace, Love and Fibre by Mairlyn Smith on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs made treats from Peace, Love and Fibre by Mairlyn Smith

We were hoping to welcome Mairlyn Smith back to the school this week to cook from her latest book, Peace, Love & Fibre. The boys have worked with Mairlyn a few times before – they’ve made butter tarts, Grab n Go cookies, did a little improv in the kitchen (did you know Mairlyn is a […]

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Mint White Chocolate pots de crème from Dorie Greenspan's Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Mint-White Chocolate Pots de Crème

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was meant to be Lavender White Chocolate Pots de Crème but I went the “Bonne Idée” route (the ideas Dorie posts in the sidebars for recipe variations etc…). As I explained in last week’s Tuesdays with Dorie post, “I’m not a huge fan of floral […]

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National Cupcake Day Easy Blueberry lemon financier recipe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Lemon blueberry financiers for National Cupcake Day

Remember earlier this month when I announced that today, February 24th, is Canada’s eighth National Cupcake Day – raising money for SPCAs and Humane Societies across the country? That’s right –  today is all about cupcakes – and raising money to help animals in need all around Canada. This is my eighth year participating and […]

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Hachis Parmentier on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Hachis Parmentier

Happy (French) Friday! Popping in today to share a piece I worked on for France Today Magazine and Taste of France. Over the past year, I’ve been thrilled to see my work in print in both publications – it’s been a long term goal of mine to be published regularly in print and I couldn’t […]

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