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Dorie Greenspan Maple syrup and mustard Brussels sprouts from Everyday Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Cook the Book Fridays: Maple syrup and mustard Brussels sprouts 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 addition to your holiday table. Who doesn’t like Brussels sprouts, right? Uh, well, mostly that would be me! But something magical happens when you combine Brussels sprouts with bacon and then add maple syrup and, […]

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Dorie Greenspan French lentils on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: French Lentils

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe is a classic: lentils. We’ve already made lentils a couple of ways for French Fridays – served as a side dish with salmon, with tuna (or without!) and in soup form.  I love lentils and each time I make them, I wonder why I don’t make them more […]

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Tomatoes provencal from Around my French Table on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Tomatoes Provençal

Thankfully this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe was an easy one. I can’t complain about being “busy” since I am on vacation (although I neglected to put on my out of office reply in email and have been inundated with what seems like more email in the last week than the past month!) but, […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Lemon-steamed spinach

Not much to say about this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Lemon-steamed spinach, p 331) except that it’s my new favourite way to enjoy spinach. I steamed baby spinach with a drizzle of olive oil and a generous dusting of lemon zest and made sure that it was not over-cooked. I served it with […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Herb-speckled spaetzle

Uh oh. That’s what I thought when I saw this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Herb-speckled spaetzle, p 372). Not because I don’t like spaetzle (basically little dumplings) but because I don’t own any thing that can successfully make the spaetzle the correct shape (see here, they’re supposed to be little squiggly thin things).  I […]

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French Fridays with Dorie celery root puree Dorie Greenspan Around my French Table on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Go-with-everything celery root puree

I was so happy to see this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Go-with-everything celery root purée, p 254) pop up! I am a huge fan of mashed potatoes, though Neil is not, so I was keen to try this and see what he thought (I knew I would like it!). It’s a simple recipe, […]

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