Tag Archives: Daring Bakers

Baklava Success…Phyllo Fail.

Back in 2009, a friend and I were discussing my 1st Daring Bakers challenge hosting gig, trying to decide what I should challenge everyone with.  I was throwing out ideas, and like many first pitches in baseball, they were all over the place. Baklava was … Continue reading

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Maple Mousse in Candied Bacon Hazelnut Lace Bowls – Eat the Bowl Part Two

So everything went horribly wrong, but then it went a little right, but not after much cursing and a mess of epic proportions.  Then my knee acted up due to a big storm, delaying this entry even more.  I’m now … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cinnamon Meringue Rolls

Many years ago, in the Pillsbury Bake-Off contest, a marshmallow wrapped in crescent dough won the Grand Prize. Who woulda’ thunk it? I will get to the above in a moment. Chocolate Cinnamon Meringue Rolls. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Well, … Continue reading

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Triple Strawberry Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta Verrines and Macadamia Lace Cookies

First, I want to start by saying that I’m officially making this a very late Valentine’s Day post. I didn’t have one this year, so since this dessert is all red and pink and soft and creamy a.k.a romantic perfection, … Continue reading

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Biscuit Joconde Imprime Entremet – Peanut Butter and Chocolate all Decked Out

“You’re going to love the January Daring Bakers Challenge.”. That’s what Lis, the co-founder of The Daring Kitchen, said to me one day last December.  I was tied up in cassoulet and confit, and a computer crash at the time, so the thought … Continue reading

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