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(livi): eclairs

these eclairs from dorie greenspan’s cookbook were amazingly yummy and so much fun to make!!! the vanilla pastry cream was very involved, but easy to make…all at once it began to boil and then thickened up so much that it stuck to my whisk and came away from the edges of the pan. 257 more words


An anniversary calls for something sweet with a little heat: Dorie Greenspan's caramel-honey popcorn

A friend told me that she made caramel popcorn with M&Ms and Oreos in it, but that she hadn’t saved any for me because she was sure it was not the kind of thing I’d go for. 1,278 more words


Cookies And Kindness

Hello out there! Are we really half-way through September? That’s just crazy talk. It’s still in the high 90’s here in Austin, despite the fact that I have banished all my white and light-colored cottons in celebration of fall. 412 more words

Cookies & Kindness

I have a lot of cookbooks. I used to keep them in a small bookcase in my kitchen. Then it got full, so I bought a new–and much bigger–one from IKEA.   510 more words

Tuesdays With Dorie - Edouard's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Of all the things in the world to bake, Chocolate Chip Cookies have a swath of memories attached to them. Mom and I made these often (and I would always sneak bites of raw cookie dough when she wasn’t looking), and when I spent my summers dancing away at Boston Ballet, I was always sure to receive a care package with a few dozen cookies to share (or not). 239 more words


(livi): jam-sandwich cookies

so here’s my take and pictures of the jam-filled cookies from dorie greenspan’s “baking chez moi”. a crisp butter taste, complete with sweet strawberry jam,(the jam i made myself, this spring). 190 more words

(livi): double mint milk chocolate mousse and gelée

last night i made the double-mint milk chocolate mousse and gelee from dory greenspan’s “baking chez moi”. such a lovely dessert!i picked my mint sprigs fresh from my mint plant…since i’m not a tea drinker, it was the first time i used any of it in something edible, instead of just in my flower arrangements.i love making recipes that have lots steps to them. 98 more words