Category Archives: Hors d’oeuvres

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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Homemade Puff Pastry and Vols-Au-Vents

How to Make Puff Pastry The real Puff Daddy, right? “You’re tall, do your exercises by the window where the ledge you can hold onto is higher”; “You’re tall, can you grab that off the shelf for me?”.  HUH? This is … Continue reading

Posted in Amuse Bouche, Appetizers, Beef, Breakfast, Daring Bakers, Dessert, Dinner, Hors d'oeuvres, Lunch, Pastry, Pies/Tarts, Seafood, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , | 91 Comments

Lavash Crackers, Edamame Hummus, and Mad Trauma

I will start by saying that this month’s Daring Bakers definitely ranks right up there in the ‘DARING’ mode, except this did not involve anyone whose surname is Knievel  However, it did involve a pirouette that would make most ballerinas green with … Continue reading

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