Dorie Greenspan Tuesdays with Dorie Chocolate-Cornflake Haystacks on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies:) Chocolate-Cornflake Haystacks

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 … Read more

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Cranberry and orange hot cross buns

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 … Read more

Books for Bakers on eatlivetravelwrite.com

New books for bakers

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 … Read more

After school cranberry almond crunch cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Cranberry-almond crunch 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! … Read more