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Dorie’s Birthday Celebration Reminder

On Friday, October 24, we will be baking from Baking Chez Moi to celebrate Dorie’s birthday. See this link for details of the plan that Liz and Susan have put together. Liz is going to create a list of participants with links to their post that we can each include in our posts next Friday. […]

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Special Plan for Friday, October 24th (Dorie’s birthday)

Chères Doristas, Join us for a trifecta celebration on Friday, October 24th  Dorie’s Birthday  4th Anniversary of French Fridays with Dorie  Release of Baking Chez Moi Select one of these recipes from Dorie’s new cookbook:  Palets des Dames, Lille Style  Canèlles  Chocolate Cream Puffs with Mascarpone and Rose Filling  Brown Butter-Peach Tourte We’d love to […]

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FOR FUN with LIZ and SUSAN

Hi Everyone,    Betsy and I are pleased to tell you that Liz Berg and Susan Lester are going to head up the October 24th Recipe Choice/Activities. We know they will sink the Sweet Tooths into something wonderful and special. Just know that they are quietly working behind the scenes. We will be in touch […]

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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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