Category Archives: Daring Cooks

STEWIE! BBQ Short Rib Brunswick Stew

Rabbit-Free Brunswick Stew Wrong Stew-ie, but I love that little, animated guy.  What other evil baby’s cheeks could you pinch while he devises a plan for a  trebuchet that launches machetes directly at Lois? This brings us to this month’s Daring … Continue reading

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Risotto – The Sweet and The Savory

Ahhh, Risotto. Who doesn’t love a rich, creamy risotto? Well, who doesn’t love a rich, creamy risotto outside of the one who’s cooking it? I think most agree that standing at the stove for 20 some odd minutes, ladling simmering … Continue reading

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A – MEZZE – ING

Wow, this was some Daring Cooks challenge, and worth every second.  Ever have a tapas at a Spanish Restaurant? Well, this is a Middle Eastern version of a tapas called a mezze.  It consists of homemade pita and loads of dips, … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Thailand – Pork and Beef Satay

This is a very rare entry for me. Wanna know why? Because I have nothing to say.  Can you believe it? ME, nothing to say? That’s like Michelle Duggar not popping out a kid every 1.5 years.  In any event, this … Continue reading

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Individual Beef Wellingtons

Where’s the Beef? It’s in the pastry! I love miniature versions of well known dishes, and these spinach, mushroom, roasted pepper and cheese filled individual Beef Wellingtons are one of my favorite takes on classic Beef Wellington. Anything Wellington or … Continue reading

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