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French Fridays: Last minute baking projects from Around my French Table and Baking Chez Moi for the holidays

I’m officially on holidays (and not a moment too soon!) and will be hanging out in France for the next two weeks. One of the things I like to do when I’m here to relax is bake. I know I hear some of you asking why on earth I would want to be baking when […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Desert Roses

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi for this week is perfect for all your holiday baking needs – and a great one to make with the kids 🙂 This is a no-bake treat composed of dried fruit and nuts, coconut, and cornflakes, all held together in a rich chocolate/ butter that is […]

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A whole lotta baking going on!

Long ago when I was a much younger teacher, I had this idea that “the show must go on” at all times. It’s a “grub day” (no uniform) at school? Why wouldn’t classes just continue as normal? It’s the week before the winter break? Sure, we will keep working on our research projects with just […]

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Dorie Greenspan spiced honey cake on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Spiced Honey Cake

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi – a spiced honey cake – was one I was intrigued to try.  It’s rather like a gingerbread in a lot of ways – and by gingerbread I mean a proper pain d’épices (a French quickbread/ cake made from dark honey and flavoured with Christmas-y […]

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Truffles, three ways

Today’s post speaks to my love of “minifying” dishes in order to be able to taste the biggest variety of flavours without committing myself to one dish. I think too often our holiday desserts tend to revolve around “big” desserts which I am obviously a fan of but sometimes I don’t want to choose just […]

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Dorie Greenspan stained glass cookies from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Les Petits Chefs make Dorie Greenspan’s Stained Glass Cookies

Any Petits Chefs session that starts out with candies in Ziploc bags and rolling pins to crush them is bound to be popular! This week the boys helped me out with my Tuesdays with Dorie assignment. Actually when I saw that one of this month’s recipes was stained glass cookies (we’re allowed to choose which […]

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