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Slow Cooking For Two

in General Cooking Written by Hannah of Rise and Shine. It seems I’ve been deeply entrenched in making overly complicated food lately! Imagine my amazement when I pick up this cookbook and find that not one of the recipes requires four skillets, browning veggies before whisking up a roux or […]


Zuni Ricotta Gnocchi

Daring Cooks The inaugural May 2009 Daring Cooks’ Challenge was brought to us by Ivonne of Creampuffs in Venice and Lis of La Mia Cucina It seems like yesterday that The Daring Bakers were humming along and The Daring Cooks wasn’t even a twinkle in our eye. Well here we […]



Daring Cooks January 2012 Hi! **waves enthusiastically** My name is Maranda and I blog over at Jolts & Jollies. I am a stay at home mommy to 2 kiddos and an Army Brat turned Army Wife. My husband and I met in El Paso, Texas, which is right on the […]


Confit & Cassoulet

Daring Cooks January 2011 Hello! We are Jenni (The Gingered Whisk) and Lisa (Parsley, Sage, Desserts and Line Drives) and we are so very excited to be hosting your challenge this month!! We have found the perfect challenge for you this month! It’s warm, it’s comforting, it’s hearty, it’s cassoulet! […]


Cookbook Reviews

Gourmet French Macarons in Dessert Reviewed by Sandielee of Crumbs of LoveIf you thought the french macaron trend was over, think again. You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!This creative book will surely get people to see these delicate cookies in a whole new light. When I was asked to review this […]

On The Spot


in Not Featured Member’s Blog Name:  99% Cacao Dark Chocolate My name is Melissa. I live in the St. Louis, Missouri area and work for the US Government in the field of aviation. When I’m not doing something airplane-related, I enjoy cooking and baking, dabbling in photography, and find I […]



Daring Bakers October 2014 Hi! I’m Korena from Korena in the Kitchen and I’m thrilled to be hosting a Daring Bakers’ Challenge for the second time. My favorite challenges are the ones where I get to bake a cake and/or pretend to be a pastry chef, so for this month’s […]


Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

Daring Bakers January 2011 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 […]



Daring Bakers December 2013 Hi! I’m Bourbonnatrix, of Bourbonnatrix Bakes, member of the Daring Bakers since 2011. I started blogging while looking for a creative outlet when on maternity leave with my second daughter, and have been enjoying the process ever since. Since this time of year is especially busy […]