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It’s a French (Food Revolution) Friday with Dorie!

(I’m posting this on behalf of Mardi — Betsy) Those of you who have been following my blog for a while now will know that teaching kids to cook is something I am passionate about.  Through my Petits Chefs and Cooking Basics classes, I’m teaching my students how to cook, yes, but also life skills […]

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A Word from Laurie…

    Good Morning Everyone, Betsy, Mary and I have great news to share with you. Although we still have 60-some recipes left in Around My French Table that we will finish around April 2015, French Fridays with Dorie will live on to cook another book. After Dorie announced that her latest book, Baking Chez […]

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Dorista Card Exchange

2013 Dorista Christmas Card Exchange

If you are on Facebook, Alice sent up a page for the event here. In addition, here’s a message from Alice for everyone… Hello everyone! It hardly seems ready for snow or Christmas here in northern California with our daytime temps remaining in the mid 70s, but alas its that time of year again! Fall […]

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FOR FUN: DORISTA NEWS FLASH

DORISTA NEWSFLASH from Laurie, Betsy and Mary, Thursday, October 24th,  is our dear Dorie’s birthday.  We are inviting any and all of you to blog a Birthday Bonus Post in honor of Ms. Greenspan. Have fun, go crazy, be silly and festive with this as you choose the celebratory dessert of your choice from any […]

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Food Revolution Day

May 17 is Food Revolution Day

(The following is a message from our own Mardi Michels of eat. live. travel. write.) Hi everyone! You may or may not know that it’s Food Revolution Day on Friday May 17th, 2013. What’s Food Revolution Day, you ask? Food Revolution Day is a chance for people all over the world to come together and […]

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LYL: Valentine Cookie Exchange 2013

After the success of our Christmas Card Exchange, the FFWD social director, Alice, organized us again for a Valentine Cookie Exchange. Each participant was responsible for sending a dozen cookies (and, maybe, some other little surprises) to a secretly assigned Dorista. Today, Valentine’s Day, is the big reveal. Of course, the recipients already found out […]

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FOR FUN: Valentine Cookie Exchange

Let’s put Alice in charge of FFWD/Dorista Entertainment. Is that what a Human Resources Director does?  Take a deep breath, Folks.  Alice is suggesting a Valentine Cookie Exchange to include all FFWD colleagus (more than 200 of us). And, no, we don’t have to mail out 200 boxes of cookies to our cookin’ colleagues. Alice […]

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For Fun: HOLIDAY CARD EXCHANGE

Jingle, Jingle, Jingle. Alice is heading up a holiday card exchange to include all FFWD colleagus (more than 200 of us). She will add more information, answer questions and include anyone who is interested –  on this Link. Thanks, Alice, this is something that’s been done in the past on TWD and it sounds fun […]

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Milestone: 100 Recipes

Milestone: 100 Recipes

Fellow Doristas,    This week marks a major milestone for our group.  Peach Melba is the 100th recipe.  What an achievement!  As far as I know, Mardi from eat. live. travel. write might be the only one who has made all 100.  If you are in her company, I apologize for leaving you out.  Please shout […]

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Quick Poll: Where are you?

Quick Poll: Where are you?

Just wanted to do a quick poll to find out how widespread all the FFWD people are. Let me know, where are you at? (I am in Pittsburgh.) Thanks!

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