Cookbook giveaway - Baking Chez Moi

Baking Chez MoiIn Baking Chez Moi, Dorie Greenspan's eleventh cookbook, she shares simple yet sophisticated French desserts from her Paris kitchen. You can read her charming EYB interview to learn more about the cookbook and the differences in baking culture in France and the United States.

We've indexed all of Dorie's recipes on EYB -  eleven cookbooks as well as newspaper & magazine articles and blog posts. We're delighted to offer three copies of Baking Chez Moi to EYB members in the U.S. Click on the contest below to view all of the entry options. One of the options is to answer this question in the comments:

Other than World Peace Cookies, which of Dorie's recipes is your favorite?

Please note that you must enter the comment after signing into Rafflecopter or your entry won't be counted. The contest ends November 25, 2014.


  • limor  on  10/28/2014 at 5:58 PM

    my favorite recipe from dorie is the Tiramisu Cake from the book "from My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan" i made this cake for my sister wedding after everyone told me if i am sure i will be response to make the wedding cake, i was positive that this book will make the best cake ever, and i was write, every one was shocked that i made this cake and even ask for the recipe...

  • boardingace  on  10/28/2014 at 6:24 PM

    I hope this counts as an entry, because I haven't made any of her recipes, but I have heard of her cookbooks of course, so I was very excited to see this contest open up!!! And I had to google the world peace cookies - they sound delicious :)

  • genericgenre  on  10/28/2014 at 6:36 PM

    I have seen many of Dorie's recipes but haven't made or tasted any of them. Looking at the recipes in this book, Saint Pierre Poppy Seed Cake sounds great!

  • sgump  on  10/28/2014 at 8:00 PM

    Blueberry crumb cake (from *Baking: From My Home to Yours,* pp. 192-93): simple and lovely.

  • Eybhp  on  10/28/2014 at 8:18 PM

    Thumb print cookies.

  • hillsboroks  on  10/28/2014 at 8:28 PM

    I love her lemon cream tart recipe.

  • DKennedy  on  10/28/2014 at 9:03 PM

    Her apple cake in Around My French Table has become a staple in our home.

  • lovelily1001  on  10/28/2014 at 10:43 PM

    on the cover of "baking: from my home to yours" is a gorgeous chocolate cake "devil's food white-out". made that for my son's 18th birthday, and it came out just like the cover picture! amazing! and delcious too!

  • veronicafrance  on  10/29/2014 at 4:08 AM

    I've heard so much about Dori, but I've never yet made one of her recipes. I really enjoyed reading her interview -- I live in France, and so much of what she says is spot-on with my experience.

  • ckbkaddict  on  10/29/2014 at 4:44 AM

    A recipe in Bon Appetit magazine for Dorie's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies. They are amazing and every time I take them to something people rave about them and always ask for the recipe. I would love to win this book but guess I'm not alone! ;-)

  • cecrofts  on  10/29/2014 at 10:26 AM

    I love her Roast Chicken For Les Paresseux (Lazy People) so much - the bread that cooks underneath the chicken is probably my favorite thing to eat ever!

  • jupflute  on  10/29/2014 at 1:19 PM

    I've made so many of her recipes with great success that it's hard to pick just one. Either her lemon cream tart which I've made multiple times to rave reviews (I could eat that filling by the spoonful) or her mango bread which is probably the first recipe of hers I made.

  • angelanorr  on  10/29/2014 at 2:00 PM

    this is the first I've heard of Dorie.

  • lavenderashgrove  on  10/29/2014 at 4:04 PM

    Custardy Apple Squares - yum!

  • kimtrev  on  10/29/2014 at 4:12 PM

    my favorite has to be the Cocoa-Nana bread.

  • enassar  on  10/29/2014 at 4:33 PM

    Wow, where do I start. Her "Baking from My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan" is by far my most used baking/pastry book. The recipe I bake the most out of it...well make that two recipes are the simple Bittersweet Brownies with espresso and the Great Grain Muffins

  • Lyndaherman  on  10/29/2014 at 5:25 PM

    The french Apple cake!

  • matag  on  10/29/2014 at 5:47 PM

    Nutella Buttons

  • JumpinJude  on  10/29/2014 at 6:07 PM

    I haven't met a recipe of hers I haven't liked (whether I made it or someone else did), but one of our faves is one of the simplest: Key Lime Pie Sorbet.

  • Taxlady  on  10/29/2014 at 6:19 PM

    I have heard about Dorie, but have not had a chance to make any of her recipes. I think any if the recipes in this book would be a great start.

  • lmalter  on  10/29/2014 at 6:26 PM

    I love her mushroom quiche (and crust)

  • robinorig  on  10/29/2014 at 6:26 PM

    I love her world peace cookies but also the sablés, cornmeal shortbreads, etc. I've been to one of her pop-up cookie stores and everything was delicious! I would love to try the lemon cream tart as it sounds incredible!

  • atesari  on  10/29/2014 at 6:31 PM

    Bill's big carrot cake!

  • ae.bell  on  10/29/2014 at 6:35 PM

    Her tarte tatin!

  • sarahawker  on  10/29/2014 at 7:22 PM

    Everything by Dorie Greenspan turns out perfectly! Can't wait to put my hands on this book!

  • cespitler  on  10/29/2014 at 7:40 PM

    I haven't made a thing! I need a cookbook to get me started.

  • matag  on  10/29/2014 at 7:41 PM

    Nutella Buttons

  • Elena Rose  on  10/29/2014 at 7:49 PM

    Coconut cardamom tea cake - I make it all the time!

  • NYTBatCat  on  10/29/2014 at 8:22 PM

    she is always a reliable baker and I'm psyched to see this. Yes, nutella buttons are stupendous.

  • rstuart  on  10/29/2014 at 8:30 PM

    I honestly don't know where to start.. there are so many! I love the World Peace Cookies... but I think that the Dimply Plum cake might also be a favourite. It's simple and homey but delicious..

  • Julia  on  10/29/2014 at 8:40 PM

    Doris's recipes are consistent, reliable and delicious. I would love to see this new collection.

  • SLane  on  10/29/2014 at 8:44 PM

    A fig cake for fall from Baking: From My Home to Yours

  • krobbins426  on  10/29/2014 at 9:50 PM

    I heard her on NPR and started making my own marshmallows based on her recipe, especially pumpkin ones for Thanksgiving, after hearing that story.

  • AmyCohen  on  10/29/2014 at 10:02 PM

    Nutella buttons all the way!!

  • hander60  on  10/29/2014 at 10:18 PM

    Dorie's recipe for Madeleines is the best.

  • Queezle_Sister  on  10/29/2014 at 10:48 PM

    I love Dorie's Brrrrownies recipe - it chock full of york peppermint patty bits for minty freshness.

  • trudys_person  on  10/29/2014 at 10:55 PM

    I'm looking forward to trying Dorie's macaron recipe!

  • elysek  on  10/29/2014 at 11:11 PM

    I love Dorie's apple cake!

  • Ambrosia  on  10/29/2014 at 11:45 PM

    Cinnamon chocolate cake.

  • cadfael  on  10/30/2014 at 3:35 AM

    I also love her Roast Chicken For Les Paresseux (Lazy People) so much - the bread that cooks underneath the chicken is everyone's favourite-supposed to be the cooks treat but k Now I have to divide evenly,

  • calmond79  on  10/30/2014 at 3:44 AM

    The Nutella Buttons!! #yummy

  • ballen  on  10/30/2014 at 5:40 AM

    Top-secret chocolate mousse!

  • htlibrarian  on  10/30/2014 at 6:19 AM

    Fig Cake!

  • Nancith  on  10/30/2014 at 8:46 AM

    bittersweet brownies--delish!

  • Aggie92  on  10/30/2014 at 9:23 AM

    Marie-Hélène's Apple Cake....ooh....and gougères. Both are so yummy. The apple cake gets rave reviews from everyone :-)

  • louie734  on  10/30/2014 at 10:09 AM

    Dorie's Potato Gratin is truly best-ever, and really easy.

  • IslandgirlOK  on  10/30/2014 at 10:42 AM

    The Whole Cherry Clafoutis from Around my French Table. I do however remove the pits, to make things a little easier (and not so gross) for my guests.

  • Kayevee  on  10/30/2014 at 12:04 PM

    Dorie's Floating Islands for me! Yum!

  • ljskop  on  10/30/2014 at 7:12 PM

    I like the Swedish Visiting Cake--fast and easy to make, and perfect for company.

  • goodfruit  on  10/30/2014 at 11:38 PM


  • JanScholl  on  10/31/2014 at 12:47 AM

    garlic mayo!!!

  • decklededges  on  10/31/2014 at 5:42 AM

    I just made her All-in-One Holiday Bundt Cake last night! Like all of her fabulous recipes, it turned out perfectly.

  • tmcginty  on  10/31/2014 at 6:41 AM

    Salted butter breakup

  • Sharylmk1  on  10/31/2014 at 6:00 PM

    Her apple cake!

  • beetlebug  on  10/31/2014 at 6:36 PM

    The giant butter cookie from around my French table.

  • tjnelson1hotmail  on  10/31/2014 at 8:30 PM

    So many choices....I think sables.

  • pgarcia  on  11/1/2014 at 10:36 AM

    Pretty much anything from Around My French Table turns out beautifully.

  • Sarabclever  on  11/1/2014 at 10:51 AM

    The sable cookies.

  • maisie_grn  on  11/1/2014 at 12:57 PM

    Adult thumbprint cookie!!

  • gastronom  on  11/1/2014 at 9:08 PM

    Custardy Apple Squares from this new cookbook! I do not (yet) own this beautiful book. But this recioe was published in our Boston Globe newspaper! It is terrific.

  • ecasey830  on  11/1/2014 at 9:37 PM

    I love the chocolate pound cake from her Paris Sweets book!

  • nphillips  on  11/2/2014 at 11:02 AM

    It's a toss up between the Lenox Almond Biscotti and My Best Chocolate Chip Cookies from "Baking from My Home to Yours." They've both become my standards and I don't bother making anyone else's.

  • chawkins  on  11/2/2014 at 11:38 AM

    I love both the blueberry-mascarpone roulade and Marie-Helene's apple cake equally.

  • madamepince  on  11/2/2014 at 12:53 PM

    A Fig Cake for Fall .....

  • GeekGirl  on  11/2/2014 at 1:47 PM

    Scallops with caramel-orange sauce. Also Curried Mussels and Salmon and Basil Tapenade

  • jlh39  on  11/2/2014 at 9:22 PM

    I followed the "Tuesdays with Dorie" blog but have just now received her "Baking from My Home to Yours" so haven't yet made a recipe. Would start with something lemon-y.

  • susiehk  on  11/3/2014 at 10:50 AM

    The La Palette Strawberry Tart (Baking from My Home to Yours)

  • jenlhawes  on  11/3/2014 at 11:04 AM

    French apple cake. Love all of Dorie's recipes!

  • butterflydolin  on  11/3/2014 at 11:20 AM

    Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate! Ganache Recipes and the chocolate chip cookies look wonderful and I am dying to make whatever beast made the front cover, yummy!

  • xaocfrau  on  11/3/2014 at 11:24 AM

    Apple pie!

  • robin0red  on  11/3/2014 at 12:11 PM

    French apple cake!

  • davises88  on  11/3/2014 at 1:00 PM

    The basic banana cake in a bundt pan is nearly perfect.

  • sbh2006  on  11/3/2014 at 1:12 PM

    I love her Madeleines and everything from "Paris Sweets!"

  • Confectiona  on  11/3/2014 at 1:47 PM

    Well, since you ruled out World Peace Cookies, I guess I'll go with My Favorite Pecan Pie from Baking: From My Home to Yours.

  • KristinBee  on  11/3/2014 at 2:11 PM

    I love Roast Chicken for les paresseux, but it's hard to choose just one recipe!

  • gabsimonelouise  on  11/3/2014 at 2:12 PM

    I like her soups from Around My French Table, especially the cauliflower soup!

  • kerokaeru  on  11/3/2014 at 2:43 PM

    The apple cake is on my list to try!

  • ButterYum  on  11/3/2014 at 5:28 PM

    I love Dorie's Hungarian Shortbread.

  • Kerrey  on  11/3/2014 at 5:38 PM

    Her carrot cake!

  • dvajefink  on  11/3/2014 at 9:24 PM

    I just made the chicken with apples normande from Around My French Table. It's was very good but the family favorite is her Shepard's Pie . The World Peace cookies are a big big favorite ...just saying :)

  • cmk  on  11/3/2014 at 11:12 PM

    Cinnamon Cake with Chocolate Frosting - Baking From My House to Yours

  • SilverSage  on  11/4/2014 at 6:03 AM

    It's a real tossup between her Peanut Butter Torte and the French Lemon Creme Tart.

  • homeeccentric  on  11/4/2014 at 12:28 PM

    Apple cake!

  • carolienbell  on  11/4/2014 at 8:40 PM

    Dorrie's chocolate chocolate chip cookies

  • cambridgecook  on  11/4/2014 at 9:11 PM

    apple cake

  • jd5761  on  11/5/2014 at 6:33 AM

    Custardy Apple Squares

  • rivergait  on  11/5/2014 at 8:45 PM

    French Lemon Crème Tart, made with Meyer lemons from my backyard.

  • nmclallen  on  11/6/2014 at 12:52 PM

    My family loves the Banana Bundt Cake from "Baking from my home to yours"

  • RNJessicaK  on  11/7/2014 at 1:33 AM

    ❤ Dorie Greenspan!!

  • sipa  on  11/7/2014 at 1:48 AM

    No recipes yet but if I win the book hopefully many recipes.

  • mskonieczny  on  11/7/2014 at 11:58 AM

    poppy seed cake!

  • ravensfan  on  11/7/2014 at 6:19 PM

    tiramisu cake

  • amylou61  on  11/8/2014 at 7:29 AM

    My favorite Dorie Greenspan recipe is her Double Apple Bundt Cake from Baking: From My Home to Yours

  • priyamaine  on  11/8/2014 at 11:00 AM

    I love love love the quiche from the french cooking book.

  • TrishaCP  on  11/9/2014 at 6:22 AM

    Marie Helene's apple cake from AMFT.

  • DKennedy  on  11/9/2014 at 9:39 AM

    My favorite DG recipe is probably her simplest: the avocado with pistachio oil, salt and lemon. Perfection.

  • bching  on  11/9/2014 at 1:12 PM

    I have a reliably productive apple tree in my yard and love the apple cake.

  • kidzcook  on  11/13/2014 at 10:30 AM

    Love her lemon creme tart!

  • contest718  on  11/14/2014 at 11:23 AM

    A dozen baby spring vegetables with vanilla, ginger, and basil

  • wanda72  on  11/15/2014 at 4:27 PM

    Cinnamon Squares

  • lucycury  on  11/16/2014 at 8:52 AM

    Nutella Buttons

  • auntietina  on  11/23/2014 at 1:45 AM

    I made a carrot cake from one of her books years ago that my boss raved about!

  • JoanN  on  11/24/2014 at 4:19 PM

    Too, too many favorites, but Double Apple Bundt is right up there near the top of the list.

  • tjos  on  11/24/2014 at 5:06 PM

    I have not made any of her recipes (do not have any of her books) but I was looking at this book in a bookstore the other day and now I want it BAD!

  • RuthGo  on  11/24/2014 at 5:26 PM

    Another vote for the apple cake!

  • vox82  on  11/24/2014 at 6:10 PM

    It's very difficult to choose just one recipe... yet I'll select deconstructed BLT and eggs from Around My French Table for a simple supper.

  • Soccermom  on  11/24/2014 at 6:43 PM


  • Sasvif  on  11/24/2014 at 8:00 PM

    Sable cookies

  • smallan  on  11/24/2014 at 9:35 PM

    The best cookies ever - croquant - if your favorite flavor is "crunch"!

  • jaburg  on  11/24/2014 at 11:10 PM

    I love Dorie's recipe for Linzer Sables. I make them every Christmas.

  • highburysweets  on  11/25/2014 at 11:18 AM

    I love the Lamb and Dried Apricot Tangine

  • centraljersey  on  11/25/2014 at 3:26 PM

    Guilty: I have printed out many of her recipes and right now they are buried in a pile of printed-out recipes. Which means I need to quit printing out recipes and get the cookbook!

  • Womenfest  on  11/25/2014 at 4:18 PM

    Her Carrot Cake!

  • katcook  on  11/25/2014 at 4:28 PM

    Though I continue to make Twenty-hour apples as Dorie wrote it in Desserts by Pierre Herme, I do appreciate her shorter version called long and slow from Around my French Table. That filling can be used in a variety of ways.

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  • Sfgordon  on  11/25/2014 at 4:36 PM

    I LOVE the stuffed pumpkin recipe from Around my French Table. It is such an incredible party food and finally a worthy use of a big ol' pumpkin.

  • Julimorr  on  11/25/2014 at 6:38 PM

    Love apple cake

  • amyrinco  on  11/25/2014 at 11:45 PM

    I have not yet made any of her recipes but I look forward to trying them out!

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