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…