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Best wort chillers of 2019
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10 Best Wort Chiller Units of 2019

As many are aware, the beer industry is massive. In fact, in the United States alone, over $111.1 billion worth of beer sells annually. Due to this statistic, one might believe that the need for ready-made beer would be at an all-time high. However, homebrewing has become more popular over […]

Offset smoker smoking chicken and pork ribs
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10 Best Propane Smokers 2018

In the eyes of grillers, the next best appliance to a barbecue is usually a good ole smoker. While both devices can cook meats and vegetables alike, smokers and barbecues offer vast variations that ultimately make the two unique. However, even the best propane smoker and the best propane barbecue […]

Electric griddle with English muffins
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10 Best Electric Griddles 2018

If there’s any underrated small kitchen appliance everyone should have, it’s an electric griddle. The wide range of foods that can be whipped up on griddles make these devices enticing for many consumers. From hot sandwiches and burgers to French toast and eggs, these appliances can cook just about anything. […]

Rapala Fish Fillet Knife
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Best Fish Fillet Knife 2018

Every seafood lover and chef deserves the right equipment to prep their favorite fish; that includes a quality knife for fish filleting. But before you consider against purchasing your own fish fillet knife, presuming you already have the right knives to get the job done, know that every type of […]

Quality Kitchen Knives Stainless Steel
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10 Best Kitchen Knives 2018

Whether you’re a chef or simply cook in the home setting, finding a quality set of knives is important. However, if you’ve never owned among the best kitchen knives, you probably don’t know the potential your next set could have. It’s not always about aesthetics or whether or not your […]

Vegetable chopper with blade inserts
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10 Best Vegetable Choppers 2018

Ask any cook – home cook or professional cook – what one of the most daunting tasks is in the kitchen, and they might just reply, “Food preparation.” It’s not that washing, cleaning, and chopping fruits, vegetables, and herbs and other prep tasks are mundane; instead, it’s that prep time is […]

Boning knife on table
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10 Best Boning Knife of 2018

When searching for the right knives for your kitchen, it’s not always about picking out the most commonly used knives. Instead, it’s about selecting the knives that you personally need. While average home cooks are content with a regular chef’s knives and a couple of cutting boards, serious chefs prefer […]


Gluten-free Seed and Nut Loaf

Hi! I’m Susan from Kiwi Cook. I’m a born and bred New Zealander (as you can guess from my blog name!) and this is my first hosting experience Daring Kitchen (which is being run concurrently with another challenge Daring Cooks’). theme of both challenges this month is ‘whole and healthy’! […]


Brining and Roasting

Hello this Audax from Audax Artifex and I’m honoured to be your host this month. I have decided to concentrate on a couple of important cooking techniques that every good cook should have up his or her sleeve. The first technique is brining – which uses a brine (at its […]


Cheesecake Crumble Pie

Hi! We are Krista & Nicole of “Two Cups of Sugar.” We are two sisters who share a love for baking and have been blogging about our adventures in the kitchen since 2005 when we joined the Daring Bakers. We are super excited to be hosting this month’s challenge and […]

Cappuccino Machine Pouring
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Best Cappuccino Maker 2018

In an industry worth over $12 billion in annual sales, coffee is well loved by millions around the world. In fact, in the United States alone, there are over 24,000 coffee shops. But given the price for a cup of java, it’s pretty self-explanatory why coffee drinkers are looking for alternatives for […]


Middle Eastern Breakfast

Hi, my name is Manal Obieda, known as Manal’s Bites. I am thrilled to be hosting the February 2015 Daring Cooks’ Challenge and I hope you will enjoy the experience of making a delicious with me. I became a member of this great group in 2013 and I’m so happy […]


Gateaux Pithiviers

Hello. Long-time Daring Baker Kat here with the December challenge. Gateaux Pithiviers, also called Galette des Rois or King’s Cakes, are traditionally eaten at Lent. Pithiviers are essentially a cake-sized pastry stuffed with an almond filling. A charm, or feve, is sometimes baked into the dessert, and whoever is served […]

Ninja Blender
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Best Ninja Blender 2018

If you like the idea of having a freshly squeezed glass of OJ or a frozen cocktail, there’s nothing better than producing a fresh glass at home. And the only way to guarantee that is to buy a powerful do it all blender. A blender is sort of like a […]



Hello everyone! Another Ruth here, and to avoid any confusion with our fantastic curator whom I share the name with, I’ll refer to myself as Makey-Cakey Ruth! Greetings to you all from sunny Scotland (well, the sun is indeed shining as I write this, however unfortunately it’s still only 8°C/50°F…). […]