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Tuesdays with Dorie: Chocolate and Walnut Bars from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a decadent brownie-type slice/ bar – once again, not really a cookie… in fact, Dorie says: These bars were built on a memory of a torte I had in Rome and a few disparate recipes given to me by friends. Are they truly Roman? Nope. … Read more

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French Fridays: One more Croissant for the Road by Felicity Cloake

Here we are. Still staying home. More travel restrictions announced here in Canada (about 10 months too late but better late than never…). The outlook for travel is looking bleak for 2021. If you’re missing travel as much as I am, you’ll no doubt be looking for ways to travel from home and, while technology … Read more

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Summer Reads: Anywhere but Bordeaux

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. I came across this week’s “Summer Read” in one of my Facebook teacher groups (as you can imagine I’m pretty active in those groups these days – school goes back in just over 2 weeks!) and it … Read more