Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Hazelnut, Ginger and Olive Oil Cake

I baked this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi in a fog of jetlag as I returned from France and prepared to go back to work after the whole summer off so I am allowing myself some liberties here. I’m REALLY trying to use up all the “bits and pieces” in my … Read more

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Cookies and Kindness January: Olive Oil and Wine Cookies

This month’s Cookies and Kindness recipe is the type of cookie we all need in the deep dark depths of a January winter. It’s got wine in it. Seriously! Some of you may remember that last year, I introduced you to Dorie Greenspan’s latest project, #cookiesandkindness. The aim: To make the world sweeter. The method: … Read more

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Summer Reads: Olive Odyssey

*Olive image from Shutterstock Today I’m sharing something a little different for this week’s “Summer Reads“. Not a cookbook (although there are recipes) and not a memoir (although it has elements of a memoir), it’s the story of Canadian rower, cyclist and explorer Julie Angus’ sailing journey around the Mediterranean on a quest to learn … Read more