Author Archives: Nicole @ The 2nd 35 Years

Tuesdays With Dorie – Martin’s Gâteau de Savoie

Isn’t baking just magical? You assemble a series of random ingredients into an undiscernable mass, only to have it transform into the most beautiful, delicious thing when you apply heat to it. I used the Nordicware Rose bundt pan for … Continue reading

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Led Whoopies – Tuesdays with Dorie

Well the good news is that I won’t be travelling for work again until October. It’s been so regular and exhausting that it wipes out my juju to do anything that I enjoy, like baking and cooking. So, months ago … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Friday’s – Hummus

I made this several months ago, as part of our “OG Easter”, or, Easter as Jesus might have had it. I made a grilled lamb leg that had been marinated in yogurt, lemon, lemon zest, and mint, lavash bread (from … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Dorie – plain and Simple Almond Cake

This week’s project was fun. My husband started to dream about chopping up all kinds of Ritter Sport to go into the cake. I told him that, if he wanted to get creative, he would have to make the cake.  … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Dorie – Lemon Meringue Tart

I have faint memories of Lemon Meringue as a kid. I seem to recall Mom would color the meringue by putting it in this countertop toaster oven. Pretty sure this is a also the time the toaster oven went up … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Coffee Crème Brûlée

We love coffee in our house. Our current favorite is Starbucks’ Italian Roast, and my husband makes it the best. I was pretty excited to make this for Easter dessert – we ate outside in the beautiful Florida sunshine after … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Salted Olive Crisps

I knew I was going to make these, and needed to do so to get this done in time for tomorrow’s posting. As our weekend tends to sometimes, way led on to way, and two Tom Collins later I’m remembering … Continue reading

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