Category Archives: Daring Cooks

A Shocking Loss. Farewell, Sweet Lis.

I know I haven’t been around in a long, long time, and I do owe you all an explanation, but for now, there’s something more important I need to touch on.  I will be back..and definitely back soon with the … Continue reading

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Tourte Milanese – A Meal en Croute

Good to see you again, Ms. Tourte Milanese.  You’re looking as beautiful as ever! Yes, there is a story behind that unusual welcome to an edible, inanimate object.  I’m weird, but not that weird.  I hope. Remember when I told you … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Daring Cooks, Dinner, Lunch, Pastry, Rainbow, Vegetables | 129 Comments

Deboning a Whole Chicken for Chicken Ballotine or Galantine; My Daring Cooks Challenge

Before I say one word about this chicken challenge, a warning.  Vegetarians and vegans (In my best Melissa McCarthy impersonation) LOOK AWAY! LOOK AWAY! Make No Bones About It! They’re not dead – just boneless. Created by Gary Larson. So, … Continue reading

Posted in Daring Cooks, Dinner, Holiday, Poultry, Vegetables | 72 Comments

Maple Brined Ancho-Scallion Boneless Turkey Breast Roulade with Apple-Butter Pecan Stuffing

Damn, I thought Thanksgiving was the 29th because Thanksgiving is usually the last Thursday in November. Oh, boy, this is the trick of the trick or treat for real – the ultimate “Ha ha…you better get your ass in gear!” … Continue reading

Posted in Breads, Daring Cooks, Dinner, Holiday, Poultry, Vegetables | 61 Comments

Potato Rosti with Bacon and Brie, and a Quick Brown Butter Pan Applesauce

Potato Rosti may not sound familiar to some, but it’s like one giant potato latke.  To amp up its grandeur, I created a 15-minute brown butter pan apple sauce that will knock your socks off! Happy Valentines Day, err, Eve, … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Daring Cooks, Dinner, Gluten Free, Pork, Vegetables | 48 Comments