Category Archives: Appetizers

Homemade Goat Cheese, Cheeseballs, and Cheese filled Turkish Pide

So, today I’m making cheese; goat cheese; chevre to be exact.  Valerie from A Canadian Foodie has challenged a bunch of us to start making cheese from scratch with her Cheesepalooza challenge.  I was extremely excited when she announced this … Continue reading

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Pulled Honey Sesame Chicken Sliders with Bell Pepper Slaw

Today we’re going to transform a popular Chinese take-out dish, Honey Sesame Chicken, into a pulled meat slider. I know it sounds weird, but bear with me. We’re all familiar with loads of twists on pulled pork, pulled beef, pulled … Continue reading

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Focaccia with Bacon, Cheddar, and ‘Eggs in Wells’ aka Breakfast Focaccia

Before I get to this Breakfast Focaccia, there’s a new bread challenge in town.  It’s called the Bread Baking Society (Twitter handle @Breaking_Bread – hashtag #BreakingBread), founded by Lora from Cake Duchess and Shulie from  Food Wanderings.  This month the bread they asked … Continue reading

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Crunchy Baked Coconut Key Lime Chicken Strips (or nuggets) with Spicy Greek Yogurt Dip

These Crunchy Baked Coconut Key Lime Chicken Strips aka Chicken Fingers aka Chicken Nuggets, are so perfectly crispy/crunchy, they taste deep-fried! The Spicy Greek Yogurt Dip served alongside really takes it over the top! For this month’s Secret Recipe Club, … Continue reading

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Crazy Chocolate Flecked Popovers

This is what I made for this month’s Daring Bakers Challenge – Popovers, but not just any popovers, popovers with flecks of chocolate in them! The Daring Bakers’ February 2012 host was Lis (my wifeypoo). Lis stepped in last-minute and challenged … Continue reading

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