The best big chewy chocolate chip cookies

Big Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Confession time: I wrote this recipe up because I really just wanted to show my virtual cooking campers how to make these cookies. They are THE BEST. I actually cannot make them very often or unless we have company because I just eat them all. Did I mention that they are the best? As I’ve … Read more

Tray of Ruby chocolate chip cookies

Ruby chocolate chip cookies

Is this not the prettiest cookie you’ve seen? I know you’re wondering how those chocolate chips turned pink. I bet you ‘re thinking that it’s white chocolate with food colouring, right? WRONG! The beautiful pink hue is from the gorgeous Ruby Couverture Callets I received from the kind folks at Callebaut last week. I’ve worked … Read more

Dorie Greenspan Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies from Everyday Dorie on

Cook the Book Fridays: Chewy chocolate chip cookies from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and it’s COOKIES. Chocolate Chip Cookies. Specifically, CHEWY chocolate chip cookies (my favourite kind!). Dorie says: I can’t imagine a time when I won’t be creating new chocolate chip cookies. This latest addition to my collection is chewy and … Read more

Dorie Greenspan Toasted Buckwheat and Chopped Chocolate Sablés from Baking Chez Moi on

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Toasted Buckwheat and Chopped Chocolate Sablés

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was a lovely cross between chocolate chip cookies and shortbread that *felt* slightly healthy because of the buckwheat flour. Dorie’s using an interesting technique of toasting the buckwheat flour gives these even more of a nuttiness than the buckwheat does on its own (hence the … Read more

Dorie Greenspan Cast-Iron Pan Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars on

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Cast-Iron Pan Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a big old chocolate chip cookie bar with some dried apricots and coconut, baked in a cast-iron pan. An interesting concept (I’ve baked cakes in cast-iron skillets before but not cookie bars) and one I was not able to minify because I didn’t have a … Read more

The Measure of my Powers cover

The Measure of my Powers

Today’s book review is about not judging a book by its cover. I remember the first time I read about Jackie Kai Ellis  and thinking “Wow, she has such a great life!”. Founder of the successful Beaucoup Bakery and The Paris Tours, Jackie seemed to have it all – living between Vancouver and Paris, a … Read more