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Cranberry Ginger Mustard Sauce

Cranberry sauce.  Whether you love it or hate it, Thanksgiving and Christmas simply aren’t the same without it. As a kid and teenager I used to avoid the stuff.  You know, that thick gelatinous stuff… Continue reading → The post ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Nov 16, 2016 |  Original Post

BEST Macaroni Salad

Thank you to Lindsay for sponsoring this post and to my readers for supporting the brands that help make The Daring Gourmet possible! I know I don’t have to tell you this one simple truth, that… Continue reading → The post BEST ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Aug 25, 2016 |  Original Post

Southern Black-eyed Pea Salad (or Salsa)

The South has a tradition that goes back to the Civil War and says black-eyed peas bring good luck.  Specifically, they bring good luck if they’re eaten on New Year’s Day.  Now I realize I’m… Continue reading → The ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jun 08, 2016 |  Original Post

Ultimate Skillet Corn Pudding

Who doesn’t enjoy a good corn pudding?  As American as apple pie, corn pudding goes back many generations as good homespun comfort food. I’m a little picky when it comes to corn pudding, especially where… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 11, 2016 |  Original Post

Portuguese Potato Hash with Linguica, Peppers & Olives

A special thank you to Lindsay for sponsoring this post! Is there a more versatile vegetable than the potato? (Okay, it’s not technically a vegetable, but you know what I mean.) Boiled, baked, mashed, roasted,… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Apr 27, 2016 |  Original Post

Homemade Hamburger Helper Cheeseburger Macaroni

Sometimes it’s those simple comforts that hit the spot best. I grew up in health-conscious home where things like Hamburger Helper were only served on very rare occasions.  And I’m grateful for a mom who… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Feb 29, 2016 |  Original Post

Pecan-crusted Salmon with Bacon Fat Maple Glaze

It’s hard to beat fresh wild-caught salmon.  My husband adores the stuff. And what better place to get it than from our very own Pike Place Market in Seattle?  (If you haven’t already done so,… Continue reading → The post ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Feb 21, 2016 |  Original Post

Curried Roasted Sweet Potato Soup with Tarragon

I love creamy soups.  Their creamy texture and vibrant flavors all spell “comfort” to me. This deliciously rich and seductively silky soup showcases the sweet potato.  An ancient tuber, sweet potatoes have been radiocarbon-dated in ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jan 25, 2016 |  Original Post

Mega Healthy Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

Health-conscious parents, the ultimate sweet deception has arrived. You already know from previous posts that I regularly deceive my children.  Yes, yes, I know.  But it’s all out of love.  I love my family more than ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Aug 31, 2015 |  Original Post

“TEA V” Break!

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #MeAndMyTea #CollectiveBias What would you offer as a reward for good behavior for a foodie?  Food and drink, of course!  But ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: Jul 22, 2015 |  Original Post

Classic Creamy Potato Salad

Potato salads is one of those dishes practically everyone claims they have the best recipe for.  Ugh, dangling participle.  Okay, let’s try that again:  Potato salads is one of those dishes for which practically everyone…Continue ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jul 18, 2015 |  Original Post

Homemade French Onion Dip Mix

I’ll admit it.  I actually like the Lipton onion mix stuff.  You know, the stuff in the envelope that can be used to make soup or dip?  I’ve never used it to make soup but… Continue reading → The post Homemade French Onion ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jun 22, 2015 |  Original Post

Grilled Salmon with Fresh Peach Jalapeno Salsa

Wild Alaskan salmon is a powerhouse of nutrition.  In recent years we’ve been hearing more and more about the health benefits associated with the omega-3 fats in salmon, including a large American study of several thousands… Continue ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 27, 2015 |  Original Post

Locomotion Barbecue Sauce (Weber Genesis EP-330 Gas Grill Review)

I can’t even tell you how done I am with rickety grills.  We’ve gone through two of them in the last 5 years and it’s one of those hard lessons learned:  You end up paying more… Continue reading → The post Locomotion ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 22, 2015 |  Original Post

America’s Secret 2015 Food Destinations

(BPT) – With their incredible restaurants seemingly appearing overnight, cities such as Brooklyn and Portland have long since been discovered as foodie destinations. If you want coal-fired pizza ovens, craft beer or artisan doughnuts, you only ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: May 03, 2015 |  Original Post

Cream of Jerusalem Artichoke, Leek and Potato Soup

“Cream of” soups have always been some of my favorites.  They really bring out the flavor of the vegetables and love their creamy texture. The Jerusalem artichoke, also called sunchoke, is native to eastern North… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Apr 18, 2015 |  Original Post

Mushroom, Ham and Wild Rice soup

Typically made with chicken, this wild rice soup really benefits from the flavor of smoked ham.  Quite frankly, it’s better than chicken.  This Mushroom, Ham and Wild Rice Soup is super easy to put together… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 21, 2015 |  Original Post

Havarti Dill Corn Cakes

Sponsored Partner Post - Get creative with any of Castello’s uniquely crafted cheeses. Click here for a $1 off coupon to create your own gourmet masterpiece. If you enjoy traditional cornbread or corn cakes these… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 03, 2015 |  Original Post

Sausage, Kale and Black-eyed Pea Soup

Call it want you like – an Italian-influenced Southern dish or a Southern-influenced Italian dish.  Either way, this quick and easy to prepare soup is deliciously satisfying!Continue reading: Sausage, Kale and Black-eyed Pea Soup ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jan 15, 2015 |  Original Post

Old-fashioned Beef Stew

It’s not hard to make an excellent beef stew, but it’s easy to make a mediocre one.  There are a few basics tricks to achieving that depth of flavor that all beef stews strive for… Continue reading → The post Old-fashioned ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jan 11, 2015 |  Original Post

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