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Hungarian Meatballs

I’ve partnered with Veal Made Easy to bring you this recipe.  Thank you to my readers for supporting the brands that help make The Daring Gourmet possible. Friends, you simply have to make these meatballs!  Your… Continue reading ...

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

Burmese Yellow Split Pea Fritters (Baya Kyaw)

If yellow split peas aren’t something you use very often, get ready for a fabulous way to put them to use! Crispy, spicy and flavorful, these Burmese yellow split pea fritters can be served as… Continue reading → The post Burmese ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jul 20, 2016 |  Original Post

Sicilian-style Grilled Tuna Steaks

A special thank you to Lindsay for sponsoring this post and to our readers for supporting the brands that help make The Daring Gourmet possible!  From my early childhood trips to Italy’s beaches to my… Continue reading → The post ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 18, 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

Schwäbische Käsespätzle (German Macaroni and Cheese)

Where I’m from in Stuttgart, Germany this dish is a classic – a quintessential Swabian comfort food dish.  Homemade Spätzle are layered with gobs of shredded Emmentaler and geröstete Zwiebeln (caramelized onions) and then ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 06, 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

Paella Valenciana + a Giveaway!

Thank you to Culinary Collective for sponsoring this post and to my readers for supporting the brands I love that make The Daring Gourmet possible! Paella, paella, paella…it sounds like a romantic melody.  And paella… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 23, 2016 |  Original Post

French Lentil Soup

Soups like this one are very nostalgic to me.  One bite with its familiar and comforting flavors transports me back to Europe.  I’m biased but I stand by the conviction that some of the best… Continue reading → The post French ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 17, 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

Greek Meatballs

Our family loves meatballs.  And really, who doesn’t?  For many of us they’re linked to childhood memories of comfort food around the family dinner table or a favorite Italian restaurant.  My mom made the best… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Feb 25, 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

10-Minute Margherita Flatbread Pizzas (+ a Two-winner Giveaway!)

Pizza is pure bliss, don’t you think?  There’s just something about that crispy-chewy bread crust topped with sauce, oozing cheese and any variety of toppings that speaks universal comfort. I enjoy all kinds of pizzas,…Continue ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Sep 17, 2015 |  Original Post

Asian-style Grilled Fish Tacos (+ GIVEAWAY!)

Our Summer here has been a hot one!  It’s been a record low for rain with a grueling consistent 85-95 degree weather (for us Washingtonians that’s grueling).  But it sure has done absolute wonders for…Continue reading →The ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Aug 25, 2015 |  Original Post

Pulled Pork Burritos with Creamy Tomatillo Sauce

Few things can top meat that’s been cooked for hours in the slow-cooker until fork-tender and saturated with flavor. This pulled pork is a prime example. And I can’t even begin to describe how delectable…Continue reading →The ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Aug 24, 2015 |  Original Post

French Connection Sandwich (Two Ways)

Partnering with Castello for a Summer of Blue Cheese has a way of reconnecting me to my original home of Europe.  Every time I sample some European cheese my mind is taken back to the…Continue reading →The post French Connection ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Aug 04, 2015 |  Original Post

Italian Zucchini Fritters

This is just one of several ways I’ve been trying to use up our plentiful harvest of zucchini.  And by plentiful I mean the first crop was 20 pounds!! Second crop was 14 pounds and…Continue reading →The post Italian Zucchini ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jul 28, 2015 |  Original Post

Chinese Beef and Broccoli

One of the things I love about Chinese food – aside from the fact that it tastes so darn delicious – is how quick it is to make.  Once you have the prep work of…Continue reading →The post Chinese Beef and Broccoli appeared ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jul 07, 2015 |  Original Post

Best Italian Chicken Meatballs

These Italian Chicken Meatballs are deliciously seasoned and served with a very simple but dazzlingly vibrant and flavorful tomato sauce. If you prefer, you can use ground beef instead.  I’ll make it both ways depending on… Continue ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jun 19, 2015 |  Original Post

Greek Lemon Chicken

Capers are one of those ingredients you come across occasionally but may have never cooked with or even tried.  But they’re an integral part of Mediterranean cuisine.  Their use dates way back to ancient Greece.… Continue reading ...

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

Hungry Girl Mac ‘n Chicken ‘n Cheese Recipe from The Hungry Girl Diet Cookbook

Well, Hungry Girl has done it again! She and her team have recreated a comfort food favorite – Mac ‘N Cheese. Her healthy Mac ‘n Chicken ‘n Cheese delivers big flavor in a big portion at a fraction of the calories of ...

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Posted on: Jun 18, 2015 |  Original Post

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