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Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin

I’m a bit late posting since we had a minor emergency yesterday when I planned to put this post together and didn’t get a chance to finish it. First, the emergency: my daughter’s school called to let us know that she had gotten hit in the eye with a softball and that she was having…

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Steak Diane sans Flambe’

Steak Diane sans Flambe’

OK, so this is the sans Flambe’ version of this months Recipes to Rival because I don’t have any liquor in the house besides red wine and I wasn’t sure if my husband will let me experiment to see whether I can set his wine on fire or not. Flam·béed or not, this made for…

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Gruyère Cheese Gougères &  Galatoire’s Oysters en Brochette

Gruyère Cheese Gougères & Galatoire’s Oysters en Brochette

December was a month of French terms and recipes in our kitchen starting with the French Yule Log we did for Daring Bakers and continuing with the Recipes to Rival challenge which is this duo of Gruyère Cheese Gougères & Galatoire’s Oysters en Brochette appetizers. Our hosts for December were Temperance of High on the…

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Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang

My gosh, I think I can blog again! Some people blogged all through election night but I couldn’t do anything all night but stare at the TV; first, holding my breath and waiting for the results then when it came, just sitting, stunned that we have a new president and the first black president at…

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Shrimp Dumplings

Shrimp Dumplings

I was so glad to finally see a challenge that I was familiar with. This month’s challenge for Recipes to Rival is shrimp dumplings! No big deal, right? WRONG! We’ve made potstickers, shumai and eggrolls, sure. But have we ever made our own wrappers? That’s where the challenge comes in. This was the first time…

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Recipes to Rival: Thank George’s Bank

Recipes to Rival: Thank George’s Bank

This is the dish for July’s Recipes to Rival challenge chosen by our hostesses, Belita of Culinary Adventures and Lori of Lipsmacking Goodness. Recipes to Rival is a monthly food blogging event conceived in the spirit of The Daring Bakers where the host or hostess chooses a recipe and everyone in the group makes it…

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Ratatouille

Ratatouille

I just found out about a new food blogging event called Recipes to Rival which is similar to Daring Bakers but for savory dishes instead of sweet. Recipes to Rival was founded by Lori of Lipsmacking Goodness and Temperance of High on the Hog. Sign up and visit the Recipes to Rival forum where the…

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