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Salted Peanut Butter and Orange Marmalade Bars

I don’t really remember eating an abundance of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches when I was a kid, but I must have because it is one of my most favorite long-standing food partnerships. Like ham and swiss. Garlic and (insert name of any food). Pizza and beer. You get the idea.

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Christmas Cookies: Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Generally, my cookie repertoire is fairly boring – chocolate chip, peanut bitter, an occasional oatmeal raisin. But sometimes, especially during the holidays, I like to mix it up a bit. These Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies do just that and are quite festive as well! Of course, now I have a bunch of extra candy […]

FFwD: Orange-Almond Tuiles

I wouldn’t call this a disaster, but it was maybe a mishap? I made a half recipe, and I think I scooped my dough a little on the large side, as I only got about about 12 tuiles. Which means, for this French Fridays with Dorie, I got ONE really perfect looking tuille. Oh, […]

Bacon Oatmeal Raisin Rosemary Cookies

You could certainly ask, “Why would you put bacon in a cookie?” And I would respond with, “Why not?”

I’m not a huge bacon-for-bacon’s-sake type of person but when I came across a recipe for Bacon Oatmeal Cookies, I was a bit intrigued. And on a recent cold, rainy day I decided to […]

FFwD: Pierre Herme’s Olive Sables

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie is a strange, little cookie. Grated egg yolk. Kalamata olives. Powdered sugar. Potato starch. So strange and yet so delightful — it’s Pierre Herme’s Olive Sables.

I really was a little skeptical about these and they are certainly not the type off cookie you necessarily want to […]