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A break from cookies to present….

I am taking a break from cookies today to post my Daring Cooks December Challenge on poaching eggs. I am still baking up a storm at home. My Princess has her class holiday party tomorrow and I’m getting the gingerbread cookies baked up for them to decorate. Plus, I’m baking all kinds of goodies to […]

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The Daring Cooks: Stuffed Grape Leaves

The Greeks call this dish “dolmata.” The Persians call this dish “dolmeh.” I just call these little bundles of joy, INCREDIBLE! We, Persians, like to stuff everything: red peppers, onions, potatoes, tomatoes and every guest’s bellies until they burst! I was so excited to see that The Daring Cook’s October challenge was the dolmeh. It […]

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Daring Cooks: Pierogies!

I was very excited to find out that the Daring Cooks challenge for August was going to be Pierogies. I love these little bundles of yumminess. Then summer happened and I forgot all about it! Luckily, when I started getting the posts and recipes of some of my fellow Daring Cooks in my RSS feeds, […]

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Cucumber-Feta Toasts and The Daring Kitchen

Need a quick appetizer that requires no cooking and tastes great? Well I found this recipe for Cucumber-Feta Toasts in my little Martha Stewart Everyday Food magazine. I had to laugh when I saw it because it’s basically a twist on a Persian classic, Noon-o Panir-o Khiar (lavash with feta and cucumbers). This version uses […]

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Daring Cooks: Brunswick Stew

I always enjoy trying new things. That’s one of the reasons I joined the The Daring Cooks: to try recipes that I never would have dreamed of trying! And usually, it’s a complicated recipe, that requires skill and a lot of attention. Luckily, this month was easy, delicious and it didn’t hurt the wallet. The […]

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Daring Cooks: Lemon Risotto

My family and I love all types of foods. I’ve always enjoyed cooking, and my husband and kids are used to seeing new things on the dinner table. Of course, they don’t always eat what I serve them, even if they are delicious. Despite these setbacks and disappointments, I keep moving forward (Remember, “Meet the […]

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