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Daring Cooks November: Soufflé

I was very nervous when I read the Daring Cooks‘ challenge for this month – soufflé.  Now, whilst I have enjoyed a few soufflés in my time, I have never actually made one so I was excited to try.  Since this is the Cooks and not the Bakers, I wanted to try a savoury one, […]

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Daring Cooks: Stuffed vine leaves (dolmades)

The October Daring Cooks’ challenge was hosted by Lori of Lori’s Lipsmacking Goodness, who challenged The Daring Cooks to stuff grape leaves.  Lori chose a recipe from Aromas of Aleppo and a recipe from The New Book of Middle Eastern Food. A lot of you have wondered recently how I manage to do everything I […]

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Daring Cooks September: pear chutney and quick tomato jam

The September 2010 Daring Cooks’ challenge was hosted by John of Eat4Fun. John chose to challenge The Daring Cooks to learn about food preservation, mainly in the form of canning and freezing. He challenged everyone to make a recipe and preserve it. John’s source for food preservation information was from The National Center for Home […]

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Daring Cooks August – Pierogies

We interrupt this Road Trip to bring you the August Daring Cooks’ Challenge – hosted by LizG of Bits n’ Bites and Anula of Anula’s Kitchen. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make pierogies from scratch and an optional challenge to provide one filling that best represents their locale. When I read this challenge, […]

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Daring Cooks July – brought to you by California Walnuts

[donotprint] I won’t lie – I was pretty disappointed to see the Daring Cooks’ challenge this month. Nut  butters. Really? I don’t personally find using a food processor that challenging and I am already familiar with using nut butters in both sweet and savoury dishes.  This challenge does, however, give me the perfect opportunity to […]

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Daring Cooks June – Pâté

[donotprint] Our hostesses this month, Evelyne of Cheap Ethnic Eatz, and Valerie of The Chocolate Bunny, chose pâté with freshly baked bread as their June Daring Cooks’ challenge! They provided us with 4 different pâté recipes to choose from and allowed us to go wild with our homemade bread choice. I have to admit, my […]

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