A tray of Dorie Greenspan's Chocolate Chip Not-Quite Mandelbrot.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Chocolate Chip Not-Quite Mandelbrot from Dorie’s Cookies

I’ll admit that I didn’t think I was too fussed about this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies (“another biscotti” I though!) … until I made it and tasted it! Dorie says: The literal translation of Mandelbrot is “almond bread,” a name that gives you no hint that it defines a twice-baked cookie. … Read more

A tray of Dorie Greenspan's pecan brown sugar crack up cookies.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Pecan-Brown Sugar Crack-Ups from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is one I’ll remember and keep in the my back pocket for the future because it’s SO easy and SO good! Dorie says: More crumble than cookie, this is as seductive for its texture as it is for its nut-and-brown sugar flavor. In fact, it began … Read more

Spring Avocado and Berry Salad from Everyday Dorie on a white plate.

Cook the Book Fridays: Spring Avocado and Berry Salad from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and was a great lunch option for me during online teaching this week! Though it’s got a lot going on (berries, grapefruit, avocado, pink peppercorns, cilantro, basil) if you have all the ingredients on hand, it comes together very … Read more

Western Frittata from Everyday Dorie in a Le Creuset non stick pan.

Cook the Book Fridays: Western Frittata from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and apparently takes its inspiration from a “diner standard”. I’ve never had a Western Omelette in a diner but I DO make frittata quite often (at least 2 x a month). What makes this “Western” is the combination of … Read more

Dorie Greenspan's Fennel-Orange Shortbread Wedges on a black serving tray.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Fennel-Orange Shortbread Wedges from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a melt-in-your-mouth shortbread with an interesting flavour combination! When she was developing this recipe, Dorie was looking for something “that could be nibbled daintily with a glass of wine” with an unique texture. Of this, Dorie says “The cookies are flaky (the inner crumb is … Read more

Pecan Cake Fingers with vanilla frosting on a cutting board.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Ms. Corbitt’s Pecan Cake Fingers from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is an interesting one but not a repeat for our household…  The recipe comes from “Helen Corbitt, a woman who was born in New York but made her name as a chef, cookbook author, teacher and tastemaker in Texas, first at hotels (including the gorgeous Driskill … Read more