Overhead shot of Torta Sbrisolona on a black serving tray.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Torta Sbrisolona from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a really interesting one! Torta Sbrisolona  is a slice, not a cookie and it’s made with almond flour and cornmeal which gives it a really great texture. Dorie says: Translated from the Italian, torta sbrisolona, a traditional cookie that’s been beguiling people since the Renaissance, … Read more

A slice of pumpkin cranberry and almond loaf on a white plate with a fork next to it.

Pumpkin cranberry and almond loaf

Hello… fall (autumn)? Hello… back-to-school (eeeeeek!)? Hello… cooler temperatures (maybe, for today at least)? Hello… routine? It’s been a while since I shared a recipe here despite the fact that I’ve been busy developing recipes behind the scenes… Today’s recipe comes from leftovers from working with canned pumpkin purée (WHY do they make those cans … Read more

Chocolate-Cranberry and Almond Cookies from Dorie's Cookies on a black background

Tuesdays with Dorie: Chocolate-Cranberry and Almond Cookies from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a slightly festive cookie (I think almonds, chocolate and cranberries count as festive, right?) that I loved the sound and look of in the book but which I had a little trouble with making look *quite* as pretty as Dorie’s. Dorie says: Nothing makes me … Read more

Chocolate Cherry and Almond Brownies sliced and served on a black plate

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Chocolate Cherry and Almond Brownies

Welcome to Day 11 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1st-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen or a few … Read more

Apricot, Coconut and Cranberry "Truffles" sprinkles with coconut and served on a black tray

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Apricot, Coconut and Cranberry “Truffles”

Welcome to Day 10 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1st-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen or a few … Read more

Collection of Dorie Greenspan pain de gênes buttons on a black background

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Pain de Gênes Buttons

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was pain de gênes – “soft, chewy cookies with a texture that’s a cross between a sponge and a pound cake.” (Sorry, Dorie, I gotta disagree here – these most definitely fall into the “cake” category, there is nothing cookie-like about them!). Dorie says the recipe … Read more