Daring Baker’s: Tiramisu

The February 2010 Daring Baker’s Challenge was hosted by Aparna of My Diverse Kitchen and Deeba of Passionate About Baking. They chose Tiramisu as the challenge for the month. Their challenge recipe is based on recipes from The Washington Post, Cordon Bleu at Home and Baking Obsession. I’ve heard of Tiramisu but didn’t know much … Continue reading

Home for the Holidays: Gingerbread House

It’s that time of the month again for the Daring Bakers’ Challenge post. This month the these was “Home for the Holidays” and the challenge was to make a gingerbread house. The December 2009 Daring Bakers’ Challenge was created by Anna of Very Small Anna and Y of Lemonpi. They chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ … Continue reading

Caramel Ice Cream Cannoli Cups

I am a member of the Daring Kitchen and I participate in the Daring Baker’s monthly challenges, which are revealed on the 27th of the month. Being so wrapped up with preparations for Thanksgiving dinner I did not even realize until late afternoon today that today is Nov. 27th. The November 2009 Daring Bakers Challenge … Continue reading

French Macaroons

Another challenge from the Daring Kitchen: The 2009 October Daring Bakers’ challenge was created by Ami S. (she is a member of the group but does not have a blog). She chose macaroons from Claudia Fleming’s The Last Course: The Desserts of Gramercy Tavern as the challenge recipe. In the United States, “macaroon” usually refers … Continue reading

Vols-au-Vent / Puff Pastry

I recently joined a group called “Daring Bakers” and each month there is a baking challenge. The challenge is posted on the Daring Bakers website in a section only those participating can view at the beginning of each month. On the 27th, all baker are supposed to reveal the challenge on their blogs. This was … Continue reading