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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 […]

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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. As for protein lovers or chefs who frequently prep fresh meats in the kitchen, having a boning knife, or bone […]


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 […]

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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 Middle Eastern breakfast with me. I became a member of this great group in 2013 and […]


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 […]

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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…). […]

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Best Nonstick Cookware 2018

For those who have a passion for food, owning a reliable set of cookware is absolutely necessary to ensure that your efforts don’t amount to a culinary catastrophe.  And best of all you can whip up healthier meals with the right kind of cookware. But how do you know if […]

Ready To Eat That Delicious Joconde

Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

Hello Daring Bakers! I am Astheroshe from the Blog, accro. Accro is French for addicted. I, like everyone here, love to bake. I graduated in 2009 from Culinary School as a Pastry Chef. Joconde imprime /entremets. A joconde imprime (French Baking term) is a decorative design baked into a light […]

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Best Vitamix Blender on the Market in 2018

For the avid smoothie drinker, it doesn’t feel like a smoothie until you have completely pulverized the ingredients into a creamy texture. Savoring every single pallet, distinguishing every ingredient mixed together to make the perfect blend- what could be more perfect? But getting a professional grade blender that can whip […]



Hello, my name is Andrea and have been a member of the Daring Kitchen since 2011. I first joined the Daring Kitchen because I wanted to learn new recipes and techniques. And I learned quite a few of which ultimately have become favorites in our house. Blog-checking lines: The October […]

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Best Home Coffee Maker on the Market in 2018

Who doesn’t love the smell of hot coffee in the morning? But spending a couple of dollars every single morning for a single cup of coffee at the coffee shop doesn’t offer much convenience for the avid coffee drinker. The expense itself can be a bit overwhelming which is why […]