Category Archives: Daring Bakers

Homemade Candy and How to Temper Chocolate

I reached 100 posts today.  It’s actually kind of sad since I’ve been blogging for almost 3 1/2 years.  I should have triple that amount, or more!  Regardless, candy is a great way to celebrate it! What?? Candy making during the scorching … Continue reading

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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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