This recipe was a happy accident of sorts. A couple of weeks ago it felt like my colleagues could use a pick-me-up after a particularly long and cold week and I wanted it to be a treat that everyone could eat, that I could make with the ingredients I have on hand. If I’m baking […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is one that comes together really easily and has a myriad of possibilities when it comes to “add ins”. These are a baked version of no-bake cornflake treats (I’ve made the “Desert Rose” cookies from Baking Chez Moi which fall into that category), using an egg […]
Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! one a penny, two a penny, Hot cross buns! I’m a big fan of Easter because, well, chocolate and hot cross buns. I love a good breakfast bun and along with French viennoiseries, I’d say hot cross buns would be my absolute favourite way to start the day. I’ve […]
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 […]
A couple of weeks ago, I shared some French (cook)book picks for the holidays. Today I’m sharing some of my recent baking cookbook acquisitions – it’s been a bumper Fall for baking book releases. Hopefully you’ll find a little something for the baker on your holiday gift list (or maybe something for yourself?!). Dorie’s Cookies […]
There are a couple of things I’ve been thinking lately that seem appropriate to share here in this post. Firstly, as I work my way through the recipes for my very first cookbook, I’m astounded at the amount of butter (and sugar and eggs) I am getting through. I mean, really. You have no idea! […]
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- Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Old Bay Pretzel-and-Cheese Cookies
- French Fridays: Warm chocolate cake with salted butter caramel sauce from My Paris Kitchen
- Les Petits Chefs make Chopped Thai Salad from Modern Lunch (with Allison Day!)
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- Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Cookies-and-Cream Tartlets