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Potluck Soup

in banjos love potlucks unconventional weddings Written by Hannah of Rise and Shine. I am not the type of cook to prefer, require or create precise recipes. More controversially, the same goes for my methods of baking. My “cup” or “tablespoon” may just get plucked from the cupboard or more […]



The September 2009 Daring Bakers’ Challenge has been chosen by Steph of a whisk and a spoon. Steph chose Vols-au-Vent, which we are pretty sure in French means, “After one bite we could die and go to heaven!” Puff pastry (aka pâte feuilletée) is something most of us usually buy […]


Vietnamese Chicken Pho

The Daring Cooks October 2009 Challenge was hosted by Jaden Hair of Steamy Kitchen. Jaden Chose Vietnamese Chicken Pho from her new cookbook The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook: 101 Asian Recipes Simple Enough for Tonight’s Dinner Hello Daring Cooks! I’m ecstatic that you guys will be cooking one of my very […]


Edible Containers – Savory

Daring Cooks April 2011 *Editor’s Note*This is NOT the voting area. The voting area will be at the top of the home page on April 17th! xoxo Hello Daring Cooks! I’m Renata of Testado, Provado & Aprovado! I have joined the Daring Kitchen at exactly 1 year ago and I […]


The Challenge: Skate, traditional flavors powdered

Daring Cooks July 2009 Challenge: The Challenge: Skate, traditional flavors powdered (slightly altered) Hosted by Sketchy of Sketchy’s Kitchen This is a dish from chef Grant Achatz, found in the Alinea cookbook – page 230.It is basically skate fish wings served with powdered flavors that you dehydrate and prepare yourself. […]


Fresh, Fluffy, French!

Daring Bakers September 2011 Hi! I’m Sarah of . . . . . well nowhere online really. I’m a Canadian non-blogger, currently living and baking in Warsaw, Poland. I initially wanted to share some of the (wonderful, delicious, incredible) baked goods from my new home with you, but unfortunately some […]


Food Preservation: Canning & Freezing

THE DARING COOKS SEPTEMBER 2010 CHALLENGE: FOOD PRESERVATION-THE APPLE BUTTER OF KNOWLEDGE Hello Daring Cooks! I have the honor of hosting this month’s challenge. I’m John from Eat4Fun. When Lis and Ivonne asked if I would host a challenge, I jumped at the chance. Being a person who enjoys experimenting […]


Cold Soba Salad & Tempura

Happy New Year Daring Cooks! I’m Lisa from Blueberry Girl and I am delighted to be hosting the February Challenge. It took me forever to decide on what dish to choose, my nearest and dearest kept urging me to choose something that reflected my background and influences, but that was […]


Christmas Stollen

Hi Everyone…My name is Penny from Sweet Sadie’s Baking and I am sooo excited to be hosting a challenge…and a little nervous too….especially since it is the Christmas one! I finally decided on Stollen – a very traditional German Christmas bread that tastes fabulous and looks pretty. We are going […]


Brunswick Stew

Hi there! I’m Wolf of Wolf’s Den. For this Challenge, I chose a popular pan-Southern classic called Brunswick Stew. Brunswick Stew has a long, and oft debated history. Brunswick, Georgia claimed that the first Brunswick Stew was created there in 1898. There is, at the Golden Isles Welcome Center on […]



Hi my name is Carol and I am a non-blogging member from Newfoundland, Canada – in fact I live in the most easterly city in North America! I have been a member of the Daring Kitchen since January 2010. I love our Daring Kitchen challenges and each month I anxiously […]