Like food, every cocktail has a story behind it.  There are obviously the personal connections that one has to a drink.  For me, I’ll always think of warm summer afternoons when I’m sipping a gin and tonic.  Steaming mugs of hot toddies go hand in hand with Downton Abbey marathons. And champagne… well, I will never forget our meal at The French Laundry and the marriage of bubbly with the briny poached oysters and tapioca “pearls” in custard.

I started this blog because I feel that there is so much to learn from cooking and food.  Beyond these experiences, however, are the historical tales that go along with each dish.  Do some research into your favorite food, and you’ll surely be able to uncover an elaborate story.

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  • November 5, 2012 - 6:21 am

    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar - This sounds so fabulous! What an awesome drink!ReplyCancel

  • November 5, 2012 - 8:44 am

    Andrew Frishman - Mnnn. . . I LOVES me some Sazerac, especially when Ted Timmerman is doing the pouring.

    Cuando el nombre para un tipo de comida es chistoso de pronunciar, creo que el sabor es mejor.ReplyCancel

  • November 5, 2012 - 9:25 am

    Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies - Heading over right now. I love the idea of your new series!ReplyCancel

  • November 5, 2012 - 9:43 am

    Lora @cakeduchess - This is so pretty, Brian. I tried my first Sazerac with Gwen a year ago in NOLA. Yours looks just as awesome as the one I had there. cheers!ReplyCancel

  • November 5, 2012 - 12:55 pm

    Eileen - Yay Sazerac! It’s one of my favorite lesser-known cocktails. :)ReplyCancel

  • November 5, 2012 - 1:29 pm

    Shaina - The lemon curl is just absolute perfection.ReplyCancel

  • November 5, 2012 - 2:24 pm

    Alison Lewis - too gorgeous Brian! You have a gift.ReplyCancel

  • November 5, 2012 - 6:16 pm

    Stacey - Sounds intriguing and I love the photo. It’s lemon curl perfection.ReplyCancel

  • November 6, 2012 - 2:26 am

    Jaclyn - so glad I discovered your blog after reading Olivia’s, such beautiful photos and the stories behind the recipes are brilliant, well done!ReplyCancel

  • November 6, 2012 - 12:06 pm

    Joanne - I’ve never even heard of a Sazerac but you can bet I’ll be going over to check out that post! Food does hold so much memory and history doesn’t it? perhaps that’s at least part of why we love it so much.ReplyCancel

  • November 7, 2012 - 4:14 am

    Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen - I’ve always been fascinated by the story and history behind our food, it makes the experience of a meal that much more rewarding.ReplyCancel

  • November 7, 2012 - 4:43 pm

    Colette - Hello, Brian!
    I just discovered your blog and I am already liking it a lot! I think it’s sad that not enough men blog vs women. I always like to read what guys think and see the world through their perspective.
    Like most of the people, I am a foodie. I don’t blog much about it, but I like to see other’s food related blogs. Anyway, I just wanted to communicate to you my appreciation of your blog! Have a great day!

    PS: the photo is stunning!ReplyCancel

  • November 7, 2012 - 6:33 pm

    Kiran @ KiranTarun.com - I’m a sucker for anything historic. And a drink :)ReplyCancel

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    How To: Throw a New Orleans-Style Soirée Like a Local | design district - […] drink: French 75s for the ladies and Sazeracs for the gents – and Abita Strawberry Harvest beer (if you can find […]ReplyCancel

This has been an odd week. Each day seems to have merged into one big blob. Maybe it’s due to the way it started off… with a storm that ravaged the state where I grew up and a city for which I hold much affection for.   My parents and sister and her family are safe, though they’re stuck without electricity until next week (not to mention a very large tree that is leaning precariously towards their house).  But there are others who weren’t as lucky… so many people lost their homes and possessions.  And there are neighborhoods that will need to be completely rebuilt.  It’s devastating to watch.

One thing I realized I can do is reach out to you, my dear readers, and ask you to donate some money (even $5) to one of the amazing organizations out there who have been helping during this crisis.  The largest is the Red Cross and here is the direct link to donate to them, but there are plenty of other groups who need the money as well.  Again, even a small donation helps.  I also recommend reading this article from the Huffington Post on Tips for Donating Smartly as well as this page on the FEMA website.

Lastly, my friend Jenn Oliver at Jenn Cuisine is hosting a food blogger event to get the word out about donating.  Check out her post: Food Bloggers Support for Sandy

So… yeah, I haven’t even talked about this Moroccan Carrot Dip.  My darling friend Mandy (who is also a fabulous cook) brought it to our Friendsgiving dinner last year and I was blown away by its brilliant flavors.  I felt like this was a good dish to make… the color alone will lift your spirits a bit.

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  • November 2, 2012 - 8:17 am

    Jenn - Brian, thanks so much for posting. I hope everyone who is able to can donate to help out – I love what the power of community, and know that the food blogger community can do a lot of good. The carrot dip sounds great too :)ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 9:22 am

    Dixya @ Food, Pleasure and Health - I am very glad that your family is doing good. Its such a devastating and sad time for everyone. I will try to spread the word out for the victims. I am not much of a carrot person but this dip sounds amazing..something to keep in mind for dips next time :)ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 10:20 am

    Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. - great post Brian and wonderful idea! Beautiful photography!ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 12:33 pm

    Andrew Frishman - Mmnnn. . . I LOVES me some Carrot Dip, especially when it’s Moroccan

    Tu eres como un huracán, hay calma en tu ojo.ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 1:13 pm

    Sommer Collier - Uhhhh, yes please! I’ve never tried carrot dip before!ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 1:59 pm

    Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies - What a lovely dip–and the color is just gorgeous! I’m glad to hear your family is doing fine. I have a lot of friends in NY and the photos they’ve posted on Facebook are shocking–it sounds like the whole area is just completely crippled right now.ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 2:42 pm

    Shaina - I’m so glad to hear your family is safe, albeit without power. The links are wonderful, thank you for providing them. The vibrant carrots look so cheerful, and turning them into a dip rather than a salad is an appealing prospect.ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 2:55 pm

    A Good Time With Wine - Brian
    As always, a great post. I appreciate your thoughtful comments about the people hit by the storm. AS someone who grew up in Brooklyn, who’s mom lived on Staten Island until last year and who’s dad is still in New Jersey, the storm affected m friends and loved ones tremendously. And as someone who’s gone through 6 hurricanes in 7 years, I know how much pain the rebuilding is.

    As for the dip, I love the idea! I have never thought of anything as interesting as a carrot dip, and will definitely give this a shot!

    Cheers
    MattReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 3:55 pm

    Lisa | With Style and Grace - Thank you for sharing all these wonderful resources! This has sure been one hell of a week and my heart goes out everyone impacted.ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 4:38 pm

    Barbara Kiebel - Thanks for mentioning the effort that Jenn and I are doing; we would love for you and other food bloggers to join us next week with a comfort food post!ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 4:49 pm

    Lora @cakeduchess - I am craving a bowl of this lovely carrot dip with chips for dinner. It looks fantastic! It’s important to spread the word on how to help those affected by Sandy. Thanks for sharing info.ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 6:23 pm

    Cassie | Bake Your Day - I absolutely love how food bloggers come together in times like this, so amazing! And this dip – absolutely beautiful. Love the flavors!ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 7:44 pm

    Heidi @foodiecrush - Your heart as usual is in just the right place. Thanks for tipping me to Jenn’s cause, will help spread the word.ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 12:31 am

    Dine & Dish - It’s been so surreal to watch all of this, and I’m sure even harder since you grew up there and are so close. It’s great that bloggers are coming together like we do in a time like this. I’m proud to be your friend, Brian!ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 7:42 am

    Joanne - With all of my favorite spices in it, this is surely a dip I would love!! So great that you’re spreading the word about donating to Sandy victims. My whole family really lucked out but I know others weren’t so fortunate!ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 5:46 pm

    Carolyn - You’re right, Brian. Even the smallest gesture helps in the face of a huge storm like Sandy. Your carrot dip looks wonderful too!ReplyCancel

  • November 4, 2012 - 1:17 am

    Toni | Boulder Locavore - Such a vibrant dish Brian. A great thing to have on hand as we move into the season of heavy carbs and sweets. Appreciate your mention of the Hurricane support options. I have a number of friends in the areas affected. We can’t do too much.ReplyCancel

  • November 5, 2012 - 4:32 pm

    Jamie Schler - I grew up in Florida right smack in the hurricane zone and have experienced many. I find it odd and strange that my friends in NY, Conn, NJ just lived through one. And as always, the food blogging community bands together to do good. A great dip! I love Moroccan Carrots but never thought to make it into a dip!ReplyCancel

  • November 6, 2012 - 8:42 pm

    Laura (Tutti Dolci) - I love this dip – carrots are a daily snack for me and the spices are calling my name! Thanks for bringing attention to ways we can help those affected by Sandy.ReplyCancel

  • November 6, 2012 - 9:21 pm

    Jeanette - Great post Brian – our area was hit by the hurricane and we just got our power back last night. There are so many that lost homes and loved ones – so much support will be needed so thank you for posting this.ReplyCancel

  • November 7, 2012 - 12:03 pm

    Trish - The recipe sounds amazing. Pinning it ahora.

    Thanks for your Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. I appreciate this very much b/c I’m from the Jersey Shore and my whole family is there. They were very much affected by it. My sister lost her house and all her belongings and so did my uncle. And each of their stories is just one of many. A long way to recovery. I definitely feel fortunate here in San Francisco.ReplyCancel

  • November 7, 2012 - 6:33 pm

    Kiran @ KiranTarun.com - Living in FL, I never thought I’d say this — Sandy is definitely the worst devastation I’ve ever seen, being in the States for more than 6 years now. So so sad. It’s so nice to see how much of an impact a blogging community can make in a person life from this tragedy.

    You know I want this dip in my life, right? :)ReplyCancel

  • November 8, 2012 - 4:44 am

    julie - Love this! My boyfriend’s grandmother who is Libyan passed this recipe to me & I make it with carrots & pumpkin. They called it tirshi & we eat it with her homemade couscous… It’s one of my favorites. I’m definitely going to try this oneReplyCancel

  • November 8, 2012 - 3:23 pm

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  • November 13, 2012 - 3:35 pm

    Z Tasty Life - mmm, sounds zesty and healthy too.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2013 - 7:23 am

    Low Carb Gluten-Free Super Bowl Recipes | All Day I Dream About Food - […] Moroccan Carrot Dip from A Thought for Food […]ReplyCancel

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    100 Best Super Bowl Party Recipes | the little kitchen - […] Recipes Sweet Asian Hot Wings from Crepes of Wrath Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip from Bake Your Day Moroccan Carrot Dip from A Thought For […]ReplyCancel

  • February 5, 2013 - 4:09 pm

    Nichole - I made this for the Super Bowl, super delicious! The recipe is now in my keeper pile :)ReplyCancel

  • February 6, 2013 - 2:02 pm

    I love dips & spreads! « Born in the Wrong Century - […] Moroccan Carrot Dip – this was really good!  Even though the carrots are cooked they stay a really bright color […]ReplyCancel

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    Vegan Easter Round Up! - Trans-Planted - […] Moroccan Carrot Dip by A Thought for Food […]ReplyCancel

  • November 25, 2013 - 4:50 pm

    A Vegetarian Thanksgiving | Forbidden Rice Blog - […] Salad with Pomegranate and Pine Nuts by Earthy Feast 4. Baked Artichoke Squares by Shutterbean 5. Moroccan Carrot Dip by A Thought For Food 6. Butternut Squash Ricotta and Sage Crostini by […]ReplyCancel

  • March 24, 2015 - 9:37 am

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  • November 2, 2012 - 9:50 pm

    A Thought For Food - Sommer, I think you’ll just adore it! The flavors are so wonderful, especially for a dip, which often tend to be heavy.ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 9:51 pm

    A Thought For Food - Thank you Barb for getting the community together! I’m going to try to pull something together (rough week). Thank you again! ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 9:52 pm

    A Thought For Food - I hope your family is safe. Thank you for sharing, Matt!ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 12:52 pm

    A Thought For Food - It really is amazing to see what our community can do… I think the most important thing right now is getting the word out. Thank you so much for your sweet note!ReplyCancel

  • November 7, 2012 - 5:17 am

    A Thought For Food - It is surreal, Jamie… and it’s been amazing to see how everyone has banded together. Thanks for your lovely comment!ReplyCancel

Sometimes I look back at my published posts and I see reoccurring themes.  What I’m seeing now is that apparently I’ve been really into comfort food lately. Soup, potato gratin, a pot pie… and now this galette. Maybe I just need a hug.  Or a cup of tea.  A glass of scotch. Something to make me feel cozy.

I can’t take complete credit  for this recipe.  The filling, I can. The crust, not so much.  That came from the very talented baker/entrepreneur/cookbook author behind the fabulous Tate’s Bake Shop, Kathleen King, who has just come out with her latest book, Baking for Friends.  You may be a bit skeptical when you see the cornmeal listed as an ingredient… but gosh darn it, every time I make a galette, I’m going to refer back to this recipe. That small addition has a huge impact on the whole texture of the pastry. And it works beautifully.

Before you head on off to make this (which was incredibly easy to whip up and will work with a number of other kinds of fruits), I have a little giveaway to announce!  The fine folks at Tate’s Bake Shop are generously giving away one of their fantastic Cookie and Bar Towers to one lucky reader.

To enter: All you have to do is leave a comment on this post. No restrictions.

Official Rules: No purchase necessary. Open to US and Canadian residents only . Giveaway will end on November 4th 2012 at 12:00 pm EST. One winner with a valid entry will be selected at random using random.org. The winner will be notified by email and will have 48 hours to claim their prize or another winner will be selected.

Additionally, if you want to receive $5 off Baking for Friends, just enter the code “BAKEOFF” when you order it from their site.

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  • October 29, 2012 - 1:15 am

    jaime @ sweet road - I know the feeling. As soon as cooler weather hits I start to go back to my comfort food recipes and taking advantage of every moment that I can make a cozy moment. I drink tea, I bake nonstop, and I spend plenty of time cuddled and cozied up in front of the fire. Next time I’ll do it with some dessert inspired by this galette!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 1:22 am

    Sharon - I had to comment, not because of the towers of Tate, but because this galette has gone straight to the top of my must bake list. Just…WOW!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 2:32 am

    Rosa - A beautiful galette! That filling is perfect.

    Our tastes depend on the seasons, so it is quite normal to start craving comfort food when it’s getting chilly outside.

    Cheers,

    RosaReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 8:53 am

    Molly - I’ve done cranberry and pear but never cranberry and chocolate. I’m intrigued.ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 8:55 am

    Christina - I’ve never had cranberry and chocolate together. I’l be trying this soon!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 9:01 am

    Becky B. - Yummmmeeee!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 9:15 am

    Lori @ RecipeGirl - This looks amazing, but I really just love the way a rustic galette looks. SO pretty.ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 9:33 am

    Karen - I am definitely making this! Looks fabulous!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 9:44 am

    Lisa S. - That palette is beautiful! What a great use for cranberries.ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 10:02 am

    Brooks - The pairing of chocolate and cranberry intrigues, but the visual representation is quite compelling. Beautiful work Brian!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 10:05 am

    Jenny @ BAKE - I love this flavour combination! this galette looks so beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 10:27 am

    Shaina - It’s almost a play on chocolate-covered cherries. Love.ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 10:29 am

    Bev @ Bev Cooks - DUDE. That photo of the cranberries….killing.me.softly.ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 11:03 am

    Maria - Galettes are one of my favorite desserts! Much better than pie-if you ask me:) Gorgeous!!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 11:05 am

    Joan - Oh my, I would love to have a piece of your galette for breakfast this morning. :)ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 11:19 am

    Ken┃hungry rabbit - This is a true beauty and no doubt a delicious dessert.ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 12:01 pm

    Deb - The addition of cornmeal to the crust is inspired! And I an intrigued by the pairing of chocolate and cranberries, an irresistible fall treat!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 12:41 pm

    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar - This is stunning! Love this idea!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 1:32 pm

    Julia - Oh my, this looks delicious! I might have to try it with the bag of cranberries sitting in my fridge getting lonely. Also, it would be pretty great to win the giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 2:10 pm

    Jo - A beautiful food memory of Hurricane Sandy.ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 2:15 pm

    Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. - looking great Brian! Great giveaway! Hope you had a good weekend!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 3:43 pm

    Jeanette - What a beauty! I do like the texture that cornmeal adds to baked goods. The combination of chocolate and cranberries sounds so complex – love that!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 4:01 pm

    Anna - Yay! It’s time to bake with cranberries! This galette sounds amazing!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 4:08 pm

    Lisa | With Style and Grace - Beautiful! Thinking about you – please stay safe my friend!!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 5:18 pm

    Kim Catapano - That looks REALLY GOOD and I love the combination of chocolate and cranberries!!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 5:25 pm

    Debbie Bray - looks delicious!!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 8:01 pm

    Meryl - Great giveaway! I love Tate’s Bake Shop Whole wheat chocolate chip cookies!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 8:01 pm

    Louis - Thanks for the giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 9:22 pm

    foodwanderings - Anything with cranberries and I am sold. This galette Bri looks fantastic, Rustic and comforting yet elegant!ReplyCancel

  • October 29, 2012 - 10:48 pm

    Lora @cakeduchess - Cornmeal in the crust makes for a perfect galette. I like to make it savory like that for dinner sometimes (veggies-cheese). This is gorgeous. Hope you’re safe with the storm my friend xxReplyCancel

  • October 30, 2012 - 7:27 am

    Carolyn - I do believe I saw part of this lovely thing sitting on your counter the other day :)ReplyCancel

  • October 30, 2012 - 10:01 am

    Andrew Frishman - Mnnn. . . I LOVES me some cranberries, and I LOVES me some chocolate.

    A veces, cuando se combinan dos cosas que creo que son deliciosos, su delicioso sabor se pierde cuando se mezclan.ReplyCancel

  • October 30, 2012 - 11:23 am

    gloria - I love cranberries and this look really beutiful:)
    Love your pictures too!!ReplyCancel

  • October 30, 2012 - 1:10 pm

    Genevieve - I think the cornmeal crust would go perfectly with a cranberry filling! I’m definitely craving comfort foods lately, and those cookies would certainly help!ReplyCancel

  • October 30, 2012 - 1:32 pm

    Sarah - If this recipe is any indication, I would love this cookbook. :-)ReplyCancel

  • October 30, 2012 - 2:52 pm

    Laura W - A very beautiful galette Brian!ReplyCancel

  • October 30, 2012 - 3:28 pm

    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel - This is one of those recipes that just screams Fall and New England to me!ReplyCancel

  • October 31, 2012 - 12:24 am

    Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen - I love cozy food and I love Tate’s Bakeshop! They have some pretty amazing gluten free cookies and brownies.ReplyCancel

  • October 31, 2012 - 1:18 pm

    Sheila - I can’t wait to try this. Yummy enough to take a bite right out of the picture. Thanks for my new recipe!ReplyCancel

  • October 31, 2012 - 8:14 pm

    Michelle - Found you thru Pinterest, so glad I did. Can’t wait to search your blog!ReplyCancel

  • October 31, 2012 - 10:21 pm

    Erica - That looks so good!!! I wish I could have a piece right now.

    ps you commented on my guest post on chez us and I had to share some love back. Love what I am seeing!ReplyCancel

  • October 31, 2012 - 10:32 pm

    Megan - This dessert looks AMAZING!!! Well done! :)ReplyCancel

  • November 1, 2012 - 7:27 am

    Maria - OMG!! I wish I had cranberries and time to make this now. It is raining all morning, my bones hurt and I need a hug, a cup of the with lots of scotch in it and and a double doze of this galette to comfort me!!ReplyCancel

  • November 1, 2012 - 7:43 am

    Joanne - At this time of year, I’m pretty sure we could ALL use some comfort…and I’m loving the sound of this galette! I haven’t delved into cranberries yet this season…but this seems like the perfect recipe to start with!ReplyCancel

  • November 1, 2012 - 8:42 am

    EdiaK - I always struggle to apply vintage filters with casts to my photos but that photo of the cranberries is certainly inspiring!ReplyCancel

  • November 1, 2012 - 12:31 pm

    Tanya Phillips - Yes, this looks amazing! And it’s been so long since I’ve had cranberries.ReplyCancel

  • November 1, 2012 - 6:15 pm

    Heather - This looks awesomely yummy. Thanks for sharing. off to the market to buy some ingredients.ReplyCancel

  • November 1, 2012 - 10:13 pm

    Heather McClelland Blicha - looks amazing. I am off to get the ingredients to bake this this weekend. Thank you so much for sharing this!ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 4:19 am

    Anonymous - Gorgeous galette! What an unusual combination of flavors!ReplyCancel

  • November 2, 2012 - 8:50 am

    elizabeth - Looks delicious!! Can’t wait to make it!ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 8:03 am

    Pamela - Will be making this lovely dessert this weekend. The perfect blend of sweet and tart sounds fantastic. Great photos too:)ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 10:24 am

    Camilla @ Culinary Adventures - That galette looks amazing!ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 3:31 pm

    Audrey Giannattasio - We love Tate’s cookies! Sample them whenever we can at Savenor’s on Boston Foodie Tours, and our guests often buy. Can’t be beat…ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 5:11 pm

    CarolynH - Delish recipe. A nice dessert to make for my family. & would be nice to win the giveaway. @poohroReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 6:03 pm

    Delenn Dax - Cranberry is one of my favorite flavors, and chocolate, and sugar, and….oh shoot, I’ll take nearly anything that fits in the category of “Comfort Food”. And for this non-cook, it this Chocolate Cranberry Galette looks pretty simple to make.ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 7:24 pm

    Kate W. - That looks amazing!ReplyCancel

  • November 4, 2012 - 6:10 pm

    Rachelle - I can’t wait to try this. I have been looking for a good cranberry pie.ReplyCancel

  • November 5, 2012 - 12:27 am

    Gerry @ Foodness Gracious - Fantastic recipe, I love rustic looking tarts and pastries and this sounds and looks first class!ReplyCancel

  • November 6, 2012 - 8:35 pm

    Laura (Tutti Dolci) - Beautiful galette, love the chocolate and cranberry pairing!ReplyCancel

  • November 7, 2012 - 9:27 am

    Camilla @ Culinary Adventures - Thanks for the inspiration. I added some cayenne and coffee to mine and it was fabulous! http://culinary-adventures-with-cam.blogspot.com/2012/11/c4-tart-its-bomb.htmlReplyCancel

  • November 9, 2012 - 5:18 am

    Kamnra Ahmed - There are long lasting ways to get the amazing middle you crave. These genius tips.
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  • November 22, 2012 - 12:23 pm

    pinkóci - Tanks for the recipe, it’s lovely :) I hope you don’t mind I posted the recipe, marking you as a source :)ReplyCancel

  • May 7, 2013 - 9:55 am

    Caustic Cocoa Cranberry Galette. | a pie a week for a year - […] though, with the emphasis on the Apple. But two in particular sparked my interest: this one, and this one. How could I resist the addition of dark cocoa to the pie? I thought it would be just the ticket […]ReplyCancel

  • November 20, 2013 - 1:01 pm

    Top 10: Dessert Galettes - […] Galette from Kitchen Meets Girl   Nectarine or Peach and Basil Galette from The NY Times   Chocolate Cranberry Galette from A Thought for Food   Mini Raspberry Lemon Galettes from Indigo Scones   Gluten Free Stone Fruit Galette […]ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 7:37 pm

    A Thought For Food - It is surprisingly easy! I’m not a baker and I didn’t have any trouble :-)ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 7:37 pm

    A Thought For Food - Aren’t they delicious!?!?! So thrilled to be hosting this giveaway. ReplyCancel

  • November 3, 2012 - 7:38 pm

    A Thought For Food - Thank you, Karen! I was concerned that the cranberries might be too tart, but when they cook with the cocoa powder and sugar, it all comes together beautifully.ReplyCancel