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Cannelloni Di Magro: Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni

This months Daring Kitchen Challenge provoked my fading memories of a life briefly lived in Italy. How incredible to tap back into the warmth of Tiziana’s Sicilian kitchen where I learn how to make pasta, with a strong flour milled mere kilometers away and eggs from the galina’s that roost outside our window, my flour covered hands […]

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Beef Bourguignon: a rich and delicious homage to Julia Child

Our May 2012 Daring Cooks’ hostess was Fabi of fabsfood. Fabi challenged us to make Boeuf Bourguignon, a classic French stew originating from the Burgundy region of France. I didn’t use Bourgogne wine, so really this dish should be called Beef Cabernet Savingnon. But that doesn’t quite have the same ring to it. So we […]

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Red Wine Beef Braise with Brocoli

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs w Gremolata (Daring Cooks’ March, 2012 Challenge)

The March, 2012 Daring Cooks’ Challenge was hosted by Carol, a/k/a Poisonive – and she challenged us all to learn the art of Braising! Carol focused on Michael Ruhlman’s technique and shared with us some of his expertise from his book “Ruhlman’s Twenty”. This is my first Daring Kitchen challenge since November 2010 (*slap on wrist*) […]

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Savoury Pierogi Recipe and Sweet Pierogi Recipe

Savoury Pierogi Recipe and Sweet Pierogi Recipe

I’ve recently found and joined a great online community called The Daring Kitchen – each month a cooking challenge is set, and the experience is reported back either through a blog post, or on the forum if you’re not a blogger. Each month you can chose between two challenges – one for the daring bakers […]

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