Clam Chowder My Way from Everyday Dorie in a white bowl on a white plate on a wooden tabletop.

Cook the Book Fridays: Clam Chowder My Way from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorie. Clam Chowder My Way wasn’t something I was excited to make (clams? ew!) but I knew that Neil would enjoy it! Rather than this being a typical New-England-style clam chowder, this version is a nod to Thailand, using coconut milk … Read more

Close up of the top of Caramel-Pear and Five-Spice Upside-Down Cake from Everyday Dorie.

Cook the Book Fridays: Caramel-Pear and Five-Spice Upside-Down Cake from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorie.   Caramel-Pear and Five-Spice Upside-Down Cake. Dorie’s version serves 10 (!) and includes Chinese Five Spice that flavours a cake that has “the spring of a sponge cake but the sturdiness of a farmstead loaf cake”. I love a good upside-down … Read more

Lemon-fennel chicken in a pot from Everyday Dorie in a blue Le Creuset Dutch Oven.

Cook the Book Fridays: Lemon-fennel chicken in a pot from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorie.   Lemon-fennel chicken in a pot is basically a hands-off dish that was perfect for a busy recent Sunday dinner Dorie makes it sound so lovely: A head of fennel, a couple of lemons and a lot of garlic and shallots … Read more

Flognarde with Plums in a white serving dish on a wooden tabletop.

Cook the Book Fridays: Flognarde with Plums from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorie.  A flognarde (flow-nyard) is a custardy French dessert of fruit — plums, prunes, pears or berries — baked in a batter that most resembles the mix you’d use to make crepes. No matter what fruit  you use, you’ll enjoy the … Read more

Butter-Poached Corn with Egg Noodles from Everyday Dorie in a stainless steel pan on a wooden surface.

Cook the Book Fridays: Butter-Poached Corn with Egg Noodles from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorie.  Butter-Poached Corn with Egg Noodles is a perfect recipe to make in full-on corn-on-the-cob season (right now in Ontario) and I was curious to try this *interesting* recipe. Corn and noodles/ pasta is not something I would think to pair … Read more

Small sweet peppers stuffed with shrimp mousse and deep fried in tempura batter on a blue plate.

Cook the Book Fridays: (not) Shrimp-Mousse Squash Blossoms from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorie.  Shrimp-Mousse Squash Blossoms sounded like a good idea when I voted for them back in late June when squash blossoms were all over the markets of SouthWest France. I didn’t make this back then because I thought it would be … Read more