Fruit and nut croquants from Dorie Greenspan's Baking Chez Moi on a black background

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Fruit and Nut Croquants

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was a biscotti-like cookie that, despite the name (“croquant” means “crunchy”), are a little less crunchy than you might expect when you bite into one. Dorie says: The word croquant can be both an adjective and a noun. As an adjective, it’s easy: It means […]

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Banana chocolate chip muffin recipe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Banana chocolate chip muffins (gluten and dairy free!)

So, little-by-little, I’m working my way through bits and pieces in my Covid pantry. Before the pandemic started, I actually had gone through the pantry and had a pretty good idea of what we had in there and was on a mission to work my way through especially the odd bits of flour, nuts and […]

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Not-so-sweet granola from Everyday Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Cook the Book Fridays: Not so sweet granola

For this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays we once again made something of our own choosing from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie. Regular readers will know that typically, we all make the same recipe each week we post but since we can’t be sure what we will and won’t have access to, […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Cocktail Puffs

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was one I was intrigued to try since it looked like a take on a favourite recipe of ours – Mustard Bâtons (which we make with mustard, but also cheese, tapenade and even jam or Nutella!). Now, those could not be easier (made with store-bought puff […]

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Easy soda bread rolls on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Soda bread rolls

Are you having a tough time getting your hands on yeast these days? Me too. Luckily I had a small stash from “before” but will admit to shying away from recipes requiring it these days as I’m not sure when I might be able to get more. So crazy that of all the things people […]

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French Fridays: Gratin de Pâtes au Jambon (Cheesy Pasta Bake)

Happy French Friday! Today I’m sharing a dish that is completely Covid-pantry friendly, easy to make (so easy that the kids can make it) and a delicious comfort dish for this “in between” season we seem to be having here in Toronto. It’s the Gratin de Pâtes au Jambon (Cheesy Pasta Bake) from In the […]

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