Daring Bakers: Peach and Kumquat Crostata (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

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The 2010 November Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Simona of briciole. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ to make pasta frolla for a crostata. She used her own experience as a source, as well as information from Pellegrino Artusi’s Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well. I was unaware whether I… 

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Kids in the Kitchen: Escargot and Turtle Soup

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If you’ve been following along with Kids in the Kitchen for any length of time, I’m sure you can guess who was in the kitchen this time around by the title of the post. Most kids wouldn’t choose escargot and turtle to prepare. Brandan, however, thrives on trying new things. What I wasn’t prepared for,… 

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Gluten-Free Holiday: Gifts of Good Taste (Macadamia Almond Brittle and Pistachio Coconut Macaroons)

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This giveaway is now closed! Check out the winners – announced over at The W.H.O.L.E. Gang. While you’re there, read this week’s theme for Gluten-Free Holiday – Favorite Holiday Entrees and Side Dishes! Gluten-Free Holiday is off to a roaring start! Ricki at Diet, Dessert and Dogs kicked us off with tips to stay healthy during the… 

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Daring Cooks: Broccoli “Cheese” Souffle

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Dave and Linda from Monkeyshines in the Kitchen chose soufflés as our November 2010 Daring Cooks’ Challenge! Dave and Linda provided two of their own delicious recipes plus a sinfully decadent chocolate soufflé recipe adapted from Gordon Ramsay’s recipe found at the BBC Good Food website. While I’m no souffle expert, I have made a… 

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