Tangerine-Topped Cheesecake from Everyday Dorie on a white plate.

Cook the Book Fridays: Tangerine-Topped Cheesecake from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is one I can’t wait to make for a crowd (original recipe serves 16!). It’s one that requires a bit of time and patience – it bakes a long time, cools in the oven a long time and … Read more

Two dark chocolate puddings in white ramekins with small spoons.

Cook the Book Fridays: Dark chocolate pudding from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and was just the comfort food we needed this week. Dorie calls it a “Dark Chocolate Pudding” but in reality, it’s just chocolate crème pâtissière (sssh! YES you can just eat the crème pat by the spoonful!). There’s not … Read more

Side view of Dorie Greenspan Lucky Charm Brownies.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Lucky Charm Brownies from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is NOT a brownie with Lucky Charms cereal baked in. Nope, Dorie simply thinks of these as her “lucky charm” because they work so well (have for decades) and “charm” everyone. Dorie says: The basic recipe is a mix of almonds, sugar, eggs, butter, chocolate and … Read more

Three "Game Day" cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet with peanuts, M&Ms, pretzels and chocolate chips.

Game Day Cookies

This blog isn’t exactly known for “Game Day” food so why “Game Day Cookies” today? Well, it’s (apparently – I rely on my students to tell me these things) Super Bowl Sunday this coming weekend and during cooking club last week there were a few requests for different dishes (which I will take into account … Read more

Lamingtons on a baking tray showing jam centre cross section.

Mini lamingtons with a jam centre

You know that thing where you are all of a sudden reminded of something you haven’t eaten for ages and you MUST have it immediately? Yeah, well the other night in a movie we were watching, LAMINGTONS popped up and I couldn’t stop thinking about them… Wait, what – “lami-what?” I hear you asking… What … Read more