Crumb-Topped Apple Bars from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Crumb-Topped Apple Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was more a bar than a cookie. A thick slab of shortbread-y base partially baked, then topped with apples (and dried cranberries), and then topped with more of the shortbread (this time clumped to make a crumble topping) makes for a simple (despite its multi-step process) … Read more

Cutting pastry rounds with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

In the French kitchen with kids: Les Petits Chefs learn to make rough pastry and caramel

This term, Les Petits Chefs are trying something a little different. They’re helping me test recipes for In the French kitchen with kids (Appetite by Random House, Sept 2018). I couldn’t think of a more perfect opportunity to test my recipes with the actual target market of the book and I’m thrilled my administration are … Read more

Dorie Greenspan apple cookie crumble on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Apple Speculoos Crumble (with digestive biscuits)

See that up there ^^^ It’s this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi. It’s an apple crumble where the crumble part is made from cookies and butter. It’s simply brilliant! A wonderfully easy way of making a crumble with pantry staples that tastes great. Dorie does it again! Dorie’s recipe calls for … Read more

Dorie Greenspan custardy apple muffins on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Custardy Apple Squares

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe – Custardy Apple Squares – is one I’ve already made a few times before. It’s one of the first recipes I marked as “to make” when I received Baking Chez Moi.  Last fall, I chose to make this with my Petits Chefs cooking club because it was a lovely … Read more

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Cookbook Book Club: The Broad Fork

Cookbook Book Club (my once a month most months “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan and Jenn)  it’s back! Due to, well, life, we haven’t met (for a cookbook club because we’ve certainly met up for other things) since May! For this month’s instalment we chose to work from a book we unanimously … Read more