Daring Cooks

Braised Short Ribs

Braised Short Ribs

The past 6 months or so we’ve taken a little hiatus from Daring Cooks/Bakers.  We kept procrastinating and then ended up half assing our way through each challenge.  Having to […]



We’re still trying to get through our glut of past challenges.  This time, we’re only a few days late, and not a month plus!  It’s all about the small victories. […]



For this month’s Daring Cook’s challenge we had the choice of making one of two Peruvian dishes, ceviche or papas rellenas. Kathlyn of Bake Like a Ninja was our Daring […]



The February 2011 Daring Cooks’ challenge was hosted by Lisa of Blueberry Girl. She challenged Daring Cooks to make Hiyashi Soba and Tempura. She has various sources for her challenge […]



It’s the 14th, so that can only mean one thing, the latest reveal for the Daring Cooks Challenge. This month’s challenge was to make a soufflé. And now for the […]

Apple Butter

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Thanks to John for this month’s challenge.  The September 2010 Daring Cooks’ challenge was hosted by John of Eat4Fun. John chose to challenge The Daring Cooks to learn about food […]


Pierogi 1

The August 2010 Daring Cooks’ Challenge was hosted by LizG of Bits n’ Bites and Anula of Anula’s Kitchen. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make pierogi from scratch […]

Stacked Green Enchiladas


This month’s challenge was Stacked Green Enchiladas.  Our hosts this month, Barbara of Barbara Bakes and Bunnee of Anna+Food have chosen a delicious Stacked Green Chile & Grilled Chicken Enchilada […]

Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew

If it’s the 14th, it’s time for another Daring Kitchen reveal!  The 2010 April Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Wolf of Wolf’s Den. She chose to challenge Daring Cooks […]


Spinach Risotto

What is it about risotto that oozes decadence?  I’d say we eat rice 4 or 5 nights week…enough for the two of us to go through 20 lbs. bags of […]


Mezze 6

I can’t say I had heard the term Mezze prior to this challenge, but I have always loved all the food that make up a great mezze.  The 2010 February […]

Satay with Peanut Sauce


Another Daring Bakers challenge!  After missing the last Daring Bakers challenge, we made an effort to get this one done with plenty of time to spare.  We made sure to […]

Salmon En Croute


How is it that French cuisine can get away with just describing the cooking method, yet make it sound so appetizing.  Coq au Vin, Rognons de Veau Flambes and Creme […]



Presenting our first Daring Cooks Challenge!  Sushi!  The November 2009 Daring Cooks challenge was brought to you by Audax of Audax Artifex and Rose of The Bite Me Kitchen. They […]