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

Dorie Greenspan's macaron biscotti in a small blue bowl

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Macaron Biscotti

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi  was one we chose specifically to pair with the previous offering this month – Parisian macarons. After I baked, I snuck a few mismatched shells off the tray with this recipe in mind. It’s not something I’ve ever heard of before, to be honest – … Read more

Salted Caramel Apple Crumble plated and served with ice cream

Salted caramel apple crumble

What to do with a glut of apples (neighbour went apple picking with her grandchildren and each child wanted their own bag – what are you going to do?) and you don’t have much time to spend baking? Whip up a crumble, that’s what! But not just any crumble – a Salted Caramel Apple Crumble … Read more

A stack of Dorie Greenspan's Parisian Macarons on a white plate with autumn leaves in the background

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Parisian Macarons

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi  was one I guess folks have been putting off since it’s our THIRD LAST RECIPE (we started baking through this book in 2014!). Macarons intimidate a lot of people (and, indeed, Dorie’s recipe is LONG at first glance, although none of the steps are particularly … Read more

Close up of Dorie Greenspan's Thanksgiving Bars on a black background

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Thanksgiving Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was one I voted to make because it felt seasonal. Yup – it’s Canadian Thanksgiving THIS WEEKEND (HOW is it already October!?)  and because celebrating looks a little different this year, I’ve been on the lookout for some treats to bake up for neighbours and friends … Read more