Daring Kitchen

White Bean and Tuna Dip

February 17, 2010

Hummus isn’t the only bean dip out there.  And while I love hummus, tahini is expensive and can be hard to find.  I made this white bean and tuna dip to go with our “mezze” for this month’s Daring Kitchen challenge.  I originally decided to create a white bean dip because I couldn’t find tahini […]

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The Daring Cooks do Mezze – Pita Bread!

February 14, 2010

What a challenge this month, and doubly so for me as I am still trying to get settled and find my way around!  I had to do something completely different for the pita bread because of the gluten free (GF) thing.  In bread, gluten manages to pull off several little miracles that one never notices […]

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DC #8 – "En Croute" Two Ways

December 13, 2009

The 2009 Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Simone of Junglefrog Cooking. Simone chose Salmon en Croute (or alternative recipes for Beef Wellington or Vegetable en Croute) from Good Food Online. Now this month was a serious challenge!!  I had to do it twice to get something even remotely similar to the original intent, and even then […]

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Daring Cook’s Challenge #7 – Sushi

November 14, 2009

Mmm one of my favorite foods!  The November 2009 Daring Cooks challenge was brought to you by Audax of Audax Artifex and Rose of The Bite Me Kitchen. They chose sushi as the challenge.  I was so excited when sushi was picked for this month’s Daring Cook’s challenge, even though I waited until last week to […]

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DC #6 Bonus Dessert Challenge – Fried Apple Cinnamon Cheesecake Pillows

October 14, 2009

The October 2009 Daring Cooks’ challenge was brought to us by Jaden of the blog Steamy Kitchen. The recipes are from her new cookbook, The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook. I actually made this challenge before I made the actual October challenge, because I was so excited about making dessert wontons!  The original recipe was for deep-fried […]

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DC#6: Pho Ga – Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

October 13, 2009

The October 2009 Daring Cooks’ challenge was brought to us by Jaden of the blog Steamy Kitchen. The recipes are from her new cookbook, The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook.  I was so excited to hear that Jaden was hosting this month’s challenge, I instantly became a fan of hers after making a fantastic super easy three […]

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