Stacked Green Chile and Grilled Chicken Enchiladas

It’s that time again…time for another Daring Cooks’ challenge. Our hosts this month, Barbara of Barbara Bakes and Bunnee of Anna+Food, have chosen a delicious Stacked Green Chile & Grilled Chicken Enchilada recipe in celebration of Cinco de Mayo! The recipe, featuring a homemade enchilada sauce, was found on www.finecooking.com and written by Robb Walsh. … Read more

Gluten Free Steamed Pudding with Maple Rhubarb Sauce

The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding using, if possible, a very traditional British ingredient: suet. I loved the spirit behind this challenge. Esther is British and and wanted us to experience an ingredient that most Daring Bakers (especially … Read more

Brunswick Stew for the Daring Cooks

The 2010 April Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Wolf of Wolf’s Den. She chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make Brunswick Stew. Wolf chose recipes for her challenge from The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook by Matt Lee and Ted Lee, and from the Callaway, Virginia Ruritan Club. Brunswick stew is a richly flavored dish … Read more

Orange Tian (Deconstructed)

The 2010 March Daring Baker’s challenge was hosted by Jennifer of Chocolate Shavings. She chose Orange Tian as the challenge for this month, a dessert based on a recipe from Alain Ducasse’s Cooking School in Paris. Let me tell you that right off the bat, the idea of making this Orange Tian really scared me. … Read more

Roasted Tomato Risotto

The 2010 March Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Eleanor of MelbournefoodGeek and Jess of Jessthebaker. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make risotto. The various components of their challenge recipe are based on input from the Australian Masterchef cookbook and the cookbook Moorish by Greg Malouf. I’ve always been intimidated by risotto. This … Read more