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Kids make Quick and Easy Food by Jamie Oliver Easy Rustic Gnocchi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs Make Jamie Oliver’s Easy Rustic Gnocchi

This week in cooking club, both Les Petits Chefs and my Cooking Basics boys made Jamie Oliver’s Easy Rustic Gnocchi. Two words I like to see in recipes when cooking with kids – “easy” and “rustic”. Of course, my boys know that Jamie’s easy and quick isn’t necessarily easy and quick in a science lab […]

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Easy puff pastry asparagus tart on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Easy asparagus tart

I wasn’t going to blog the recipe for this tart – I came up with it almost on a whim last weekend when we were hosting friends for our first outdoor dinner of the year (stay tuned next week for some tips on that!) and I was looking for a little something extra to serve […]

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Asparagus and pea risotto made with Better than Bouillon chicken base on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Spring risotto with asparagus and peas

This post is sponsored by Better than Bouillon. If I had the time I would always make my own stock. It is one of the easiest things to make but somehow it doesn’t happen nearly as often as I imagine it should. So, when it comes to adding flavour to dishes like soups and stews, […]

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Asparagus, red pepper and broccoli soups on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Christine’s simple party soups

Well thankfully for everyone involved, I am not (unlike last week) making this week’s French Fridays with Dorie dish in my still-jetlagged fog  (uh huh, that thing they say about the older you get the longer it takes you to recover from jetlag is true. Boo.) Nope, I made this week’s recipe (a trio of […]

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Dorie Greenspan asparagus soup French Fridays with Dorie Around my French Table

French Fridays with Dorie: Asparagus soup

Or, as Dorie says on page 58 of Around my French Table about this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, “Enfin! It’s spring!”.  A delicate, simple soup with just asparagus, onion, leek, shallots and garlic (although I actually used vegetable stock instead of water and added a touch of thyme too), it begs to be […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Asparagus and bits of bacon

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe – asparagus with bacon bits – was a winner for me.  I spent last weekend in New York City at the International Association of Culinary Professionals conference and returned home late Sunday night for what seemed like 2 seconds’ sleep before heading off to work on Monday where […]

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