Smoky, Cheesy Cookies

Back to the cocktail section this week on Tuesdays with Dorie. These smoky, cheesy cookies were a hit in my house. Thumbs up all around. We enjoyed this cheese cookie better than Parmesan Galettes which we made last month. All agreed the Parmesan Galettes were too rich. These cookies are a mix of smoked Gouda…

Lasagna Rolls

From chef Giada De Laurentiis, a fan favorite recipe according to Food Network, these lasagna rolls. I needed a dish to bring to work for a potluck and these individually rolled lasagna sounded perfect. This recipe is just as much work as a traditional lasagna but I thought well worth the effort. The bottom layer…

Parmesan Galettes

The Parmesan galettes are part of Dorie’s Cookies cocktail cookies section. There are just three ingredients to these galettes; flour, butter and Parmesan cheese, lots of Parmesan cheese. The dough made in a food processor and chilled for 1-2 hours comes together easily. I made my galettes free form as I had no patience for…

Mozzarella, Tomato, and Strawberry Salad

Continuing my journey with Around My French Table from Dorie Greenspan. My husband made this salad as part of our Mother’s Day menu. Since strawberries and tomatoes are in season it was the perfect salad. We all had commented that we had never put strawberries and tomatoes together before but it worked. We enjoyed this…

Old Bay Pretzel-And-Cheese Cookies

Tuesdays with Dorie From the cocktail section, these are a savory cookie. Flavored with Old Bay seasoning, pretzels and cheddar cheese, these turned out to be a tasty bite. The savory cookies tend to be a hit or miss with my family and I was glad this was a hit. Although nothing will top the…

Cheese Puffs (Gougeres)

This week at I Heart Cooking Clubs we were tasked with making a cocktail or a small bite. I decided to make these gougeres as an appetizer. I have made gougeres before and they were a big hit the last time I made them. Ina’s recipe from Barefoot in Paris is quite different in technique…

Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur! How easy is that? This week on I Heart Cooking Clubs we were tasked with making something easy from Ina Garten’s recipes. I chose Croque Monsieur because how easy is a grilled cheese sandwich? My husband could not believe I have never had the famed French sandwich. The recipe starts with a white…

Savory Cheese and Chive Bread

French Fridays Around My French Table One of the things that is nice about choosing my own recipes to make is that I can go from one recipe to the next with like ingredients. That is what I did here, having just made Dieter’s Tartine which included chives I then chose this cheese and chive…

French Fridays – Gougeres

From Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan, Gougeres. Dorie describes these as cheese puffs. Made from pate a choux dough they are light and airy. Traditionally they are made with Gruyere, Comte or Emmenthal but I made these with cheddar. All that I made disappeared during the meal, I think my family really enjoyed…

French Fridays – Quiche Lorraine

Recently searching through Around My French Table for recipes I came across Quiche Lorraine, a French classic I had not made yet. A quick inventory found I had both bacon and Swiss cheese in my refrigerator, a doable recipe. Perfection, you can’t miss with a classic. I have been making Dorie’s tart dough so often…