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The Daring Cooks Challenge – handmade spätzle (with meatballs in cream sauce)

This month’s challenge was to make noodles, with a suggestion for Spätzle.  A long (long) time ago I lived in Germany for several years and became very fond of them but … Continue reading

July 14, 2011 · 3 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

The Daring Cook’s Challenge Edible Containers: Stuffed Meatballs in a Parmesan Crisp Bowl

This month there was another great challenge to create something to serve in an edible container. Renata of Testado, Provado & Aprovado! was our Daring Cooks’ April 2011 hostess. Renata … Continue reading

April 14, 2011 · 9 Comments

Papas Rellenas (fried meat stuffed mashed potatoes)

What could be better than fried stuffed mashed potatoes – even a picky eater like me can appreciate that.  For this month’s Daring Cook’s Challenge, Kathlyn of Bake Like a … Continue reading

March 14, 2011 · 6 Comments

Italian Caprese Sliders – Superbowl Sliders

Italian Caprese Sliders I know this isn’t new, but seemed perfect for tomorrow (and it did get an Editor’s Pick in Food52‘s burger contest a while ago).  When I was … Continue reading

February 5, 2011 · 2 Comments

Pasta Fagioli inspired by Olive Garden – Party/Freezer size

Even though I know it isn’t very authentic I really enjoy the Olive Garden’s soup and bread sticks lunch, which led me to make my own version of the soup … Continue reading

January 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Meat Sauce for Pasta (party/freezer size)

  Son texted from college last week asking “how do I make spaghetti?”  Knowing that his dorm room this year has a small kitchen I was quite optimistic that he was … Continue reading

September 21, 2010 · 1 Comment