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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

A Nine-course Evening at The Herbfarm

“Our Food Philosophy:  The Herbfarm believes that no dish can be better than its ingredients, and that the best ingredients are usually local.” As National Geographic’s #1 Destination Restaurant In The World, it was ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Feb 01, 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

The Evolution of The American Kitchen (+ win a GE Cafe™ Series Refrigerator)

The history of the kitchen is a fascinating one.  I’ve never seen one, but I would love to watch a documentary on the subject from a sociological perspective.  Kitchens tell us so much about the…Continue reading →The post The ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Sep 16, 2015 |  Original Post

An Evening at Ascots in Bermuda

We recently went on a couple’s getaway to Bermuda and with only 5 days’ time and so much we wanted to see and do, so we had to be very selective with our activities.  And…Continue reading →The post An Evening at Ascots in ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Sep 14, 2015 |  Original Post

Creamy Rice Pudding with Yogurt (Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Vegan)

Aren’t those rice puddings pretty?  This recipe for Creamy Rice Pudding is super easy and adds an element of fun and variety by stirring in your yogurt of choice.  The yogurt not only makes the…Continue reading →The post Creamy ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Sep 14, 2015 |  Original Post

Whole Grain Almond Fruit Bars

Last week I posted the recipe for my Lemon Millet Fig Cake with Walnuts and Candied Ginger and mentioned that I was planning on making some fruit bars next.  I like homemade fruit bars and wanted to…Continue reading →The post Whole ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Sep 07, 2015 |  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

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

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

Grilling Steak & Snake River Farms Beef Review

In preparation for Father’s Day, Snake River Farms and Double R Ranch are offering some special Father’s Day Gifts packages containing premium steaks (see special offer at the end of this post). Their beef is… Continue reading ...

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

How To Make Crystallized Ginger

Have you ever come across a recipe calling for crystallized ginger but passed because you didn’t have any, couldn’t find any in the store, or just didn’t want to bother trying to find it?  Or… Continue reading → The ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jun 05, 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

The Dirty Dozen and The Clean 15 + Some Things You Should Know About “Organic”

Every year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) releases a report that lists the top 12 most pesticide-contaminated (the Dirty Dozen™) and the 15 least pesticide-contaminated foods (the Clean 15™). My family and I largely use… Continue ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 22, 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

Beef Stir-fry with Snow Peas and Mushrooms

Who doesn’t enjoy a good stir-fry? One of the things I about Chinese food, aside from the fact that it’s delicious, is that it’s generally so doggone quick to make.  Really the only time involved… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Apr 26, 2015 |  Original Post

Szegedin Goulash (Székely Gulyás)

The weather is slowly warming but I figure there’s still time to squeeze in one final cool-weather stew.  Especially one as good as this.  It’s one of my personal favorites:  Szegedin Goulash. I can remember… Continue reading ...

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

Chicken & Couscous Chili

This post is sponsored by Sargento® You already know I enjoy challenges. I have a Make a Request! feature on my blog and I’ve had many readers issue me challenges to make or recreate certain… Continue reading → The post Chicken ...

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

What You Didn’t Want To Know – But Should – About Shrimp

By Todd C. Killebrew, N.D. There aren’t many things better than a gourmet dish of perfectly cooked shrimp. Succulent and flavorful, doused in butter and garlic. Just the thought is enough to make the mouth… Continue reading → The post ...

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

Chili Peanut Coconut Chicken

This tasty Indonesian-influenced dish comes together in 30 minutes.  The flavors of peanuts, coconut, chili, garlic and ginger beautifully meld to create a sauce that is rich, comforting and deeply satisfying. We recently had some ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Apr 13, 2015 |  Original Post

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