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

Posted in Appetizers, Asian, Breads, Dinner, Lunch, Rainbow, Salads, SRC, Vegetables | 78 Comments

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 Lime Chicken Strips (or nuggets) with Spicy Yogurt Dip

These Crunchy Coconut Lime Baked Chicken Strips aka Chicken Fingers aka Chicken Nuggets, are so perfectly crispy/crunchy, they taste deep-fried! For this month’s Secret Recipe Club, I was assigned the blog, Edesia’s Notebook  (love the name) authored and photographed by Lesa.  For … 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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