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visitandine

I don’t normally have a big sweet tooth, but lately I’ve been craving sweets like mad. Maybe it’s all the Easter chocolates everywhere I look. So this week’s French Friday’s with Dorie recipe, Visitandine, was timely. Though, my first reaction … Continue reading

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Paris Brest

Oh how I love the pastry shops in France. The windows are loaded up with temping goodies and I often find myself, nose pressed up against the glass, leaving drool marks as I consider my options. Eclairs and Macarons get … Continue reading

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breton strawberry shortcake

I have a love-hate relationship with German Sundays. On the one hand, I love the fact that all of the shops are closed and one is rather forced to take the day off and relax. Seriously, you couldn’t run errands … Continue reading

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financiers

No WordPress! No you did NOT just post only half of the post that I stayed up late typing. No, I refuse to believe that you would be so mean. But here I am the next morning, reading my published … Continue reading

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ispahan loaf cake

Through no fault of Dorie’s, this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Ispahan Loaf Cake, was a complete failure. I don’t know why. There are times when it seems that my subconscious is deliberately trying to sabotage a recipe by … Continue reading

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coeur a la creme (sans coeur)

I can’t really generalize and say that Germans do or don’t celebrate Valentine’s day. It seems to be split. Some see it as a sweet holiday for lovers. Others see it as an American invention which the local flower industry … Continue reading

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blueberry-mascarpone roulade

I never would have made this recipe if I were not part of the French Fridays with Dorie cooking group. As tasty as it looked in the picture, it also looked complicated. And I wasn’t buying Dorie’s assurances that it … Continue reading

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