Category Archives: Daring Bakers

The Daring Bakers Dare to Create Instant Heart Attacks…in Bar Form

Man o Man…the Daring Bakers really did it this time. I am totally delighted that they chose a gluten free dessert, but do Canadians really go bonkers over Nanaimo Bars? I would have pegged them for being granola fanatics or something…ya know? This sweet treat must be specially designed for folks who enjoy eating straight […]

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Casita Del Barrio Mierda= Daring Bakers Do Gingerbread Houses!

The December 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was brought to you by Anna of Very Small Anna and Y of Lemonpi. They chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ everywhere to bake and assemble a gingerbread house from scratch. They chose recipes from Good Housekeeping and from The Great Scandinavian Baking Book as the challenge recipes. Well. This […]

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Daring Baker’s October Challenge- French Macarons!

I think I’ve pinpointed why the French feel nauseated from even looking at us Americans. Maybe because we botch every single one of their recipes? Even when Evan and I make homemade french fries we add exotic spices like cayenne and chili powder. Blasphemy! I tried tried tried to pull these macarons off with grace […]

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DB Challenge- Puff Pastry!

I guess you could call me a conscious baker. I am a total health nut and bit of a freak when it comes to nutrition. So, whenever I bake, I try to use as many “whole” ingredients as possible. As in: whole wheat, spelt, oats, flax, fruit, honey. This at least helps me convince myself […]

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DB challenge

Well, this was my first Daring Baker’s Challenge ever! If ya’ll are new to the Daring Kitchen…then let me fill you in. Once a month a baking and/or cooking challenge is assigned, but the outcome cannot be revealed until a certain day…and today is that day! yay! This month’s baking challenge was chosen by Lorraine […]

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