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The Daring Cooks’ Challenge: Char Sui and Char Sui Bao (charred BBQ Pork plain and in buns)

Our Daring Cooks’ December 2011 hostess is Sara from Belly Rumbles! Sara chose awesome Char Sui Bao as our challenge, where we made the buns, Char Sui, and filling from … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · 9 Comments

Daring Cook’s Challenge: Chicken Breasts with Tea and Lemon/Lime

Once again, the Daring Cooks choose a great project for us.  Sarah from Simply Cooked was our November Daring Cooks’ hostess and she challenged us to create something truly unique … Continue reading

November 14, 2011 · 7 Comments

Roasted Spaghetti Squash Gratin with Cheese

Well, the year has gone by and my healthy eating plan has once again been a dismal failure but  I did recently try a recipe that passed both the healthy … Continue reading

November 7, 2011 · 5 Comments

Recipe Test: Cook’s Illustrated Chicken Canzanese

This weekend’s episode was Chicken Canzanese and it looked so good I had to give it a try.  I was not disappointed nor was the family!  The chicken skin was … Continue reading

August 29, 2011 · 3 Comments

Best meal of the summer: Fried Chicken with Poblano Mashed Potatoes and Chorizo-Thyme Gravy and Roasted Corn with Manchego & Lime

Recommended recipes for Epicurious Fried Chicken with Poblano Mashed Potatoes and Chorizo-Thyme Gravy and Roasted Corn With Manchego & Lime

August 5, 2011 · 9 Comments

Potato LeekTart

I’m sad to say this dish was just not very photogenic.  It has great flavor and was a big hit with family and friends but I just couldn’t get a … Continue reading

July 16, 2011 · 7 Comments

Italian Caprese Sliders – Top 5 in LA Times Battle of the Burgers

Ok I admit it, I lied. It is #NationalHamburgerDay and it’s been years now so I’m reposting this one. I’m also making them for the holiday. I know everyone is … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · 13 Comments