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Cook the Book Fridays: Roasted Calabaza Hummus


Roast Calabaza Hummus
Roasted Calabaza Hummus

Hummus is a standby we take for granted. It’s ubiquitous at parties, office refrigerators, and a lifesaver when a snack attack hits at home.  It fills out sandwiches that need a little stretching.  And while it is nice in vehicles like pita chips and veggies, eating it straight from the spoon is almost as satisfying.  This week’s Everyday Dorie recipe for Cook the Book Fridays is Roasted Squash Hummus – a play on the traditional recipe that substitutes the chickpeas for roasted squash.

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Cook the Book Fridays: Maple Syrup and Mustard Brussels Sprouts

Maple Syrup and Mustard Brussels Sprouts

The very first recipe I made from Around My French Table way back in 2010 was Pancetta Green Beans. The lesson from that dish: a little pork fat makes vegetables sing. The Maple Syrup and Mustard Brussels sprouts from Everyday Dorie sing and do a little shimmy with the addition of maple syrup and grainy Dijon mustard.

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Cook the Book Fridays: Dorie Greenspan’s Newest Gougères

Dorie Greenspan's Newest Gougeres

Everyday Dorie is here!   Eight years after the  release of the beloved Around My French Table, Dorie Greenspan gives us a new cookbook that highlights the way she cooks every day.  Along with French influences, Dorie shows us the rest of her world, which feels at times like the world.

Everyday Dorie

I have to admit my copy of the book is not here yet, but thanks to the publishers at Rux Martin Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Mardi Michels – she of In the French Kitchen with Kids – I was able to bake this week’s recipe, Dorie’s Newest Gougères.

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