One of the Tuesdays with Dorie recipes for this month is the Limoncello Cupcakes recipe in Baking Chez Moi. Coincidentally, I had a lot of lemons to use, but ironically, there was only a need for one lemon… The Limoncello gives these cupcakes most of its flavor.
This was one of the first recipes I tried out when Baking Chez Moi was released. Here is a link to that post with my process photos. The caramelized Rice Krispies are outstanding!
Another first, thanks to Dorie. This time it was making Madeleines. I had seen these in Parisian stores, but I didn’t think of buying them because I was too busy looking for macarons. These little cakes are pretty good; they were soft, moist, and lemony.
When I saw that the Pink Grapefruit Tart was one of the assignments for Tuesdays With Dorie, I thought I would sit this one out. It seemed like a complicated recipe and I was not a huge fan of grapefruit. I thought it over for half the month and decided that I should give it […]
The first time I had eaten Marquise au Chocolate was when a friend made it for a small group of us for New Year’s last year. It was incredibly delicious, but we didn’t know what the proper name for it was – we called it “fondant.” When I got Baking Chez Moi, I read through […]
I made Edouard’s Chocolate Chip Cookies again. I think these are pretty good. They’re crispy on the outside and a little soft in the middle. The almond flour adds a nice nutty flavor, too. I’m thinking these might taste good sprinkled with a little bit of salt on top, too. Maybe I’ll try that next […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is the Brown-Butter-and-Vanilla-Bean Weekend Cake. It is the very first recipe in Baking Chez Moi. It doesn’t require many ingredients, but it makes a pretty tasty cake. I think that the rum was a little overpowering for my taste, so if I were to make it again, I’d omit […]
Happy New Year! The first Tuesdays with Dorie recipe of 2015 is for Granola Energy Bars. This was another first for me; I had eaten many energy bars before, but I never thought I would make them. What was interesting about this recipe was that it called for Brown Rice Syrup. I had never heard […]
Before I purchased Baking Chez Moi, I had never heard of Rugelach. To be honest, I’m still not 100% sure if I’m pronouncing it right (is the “ch” silent?). What I do know is that The Rugelach That Won Over France is currently the recipe of the week on Tuesdays with Dorie! I compared this recipe […]
The photo in BCM of this Cranberry Crackle Tart was the reason why I wanted to try it out for myself – not so much for the baking experience, but to see what this combination of flavors would be like. It’s a tart with a layer of jam, topped off with a combination of meringue and […]