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Bread Loaves, Breads and Desserts, Cuppylicious!, The Daring Cooks' Challenge

Herb and Garlic Brioche

Herb & Garlic Brioche

Total time: 3.5 hours

Peta, of the blog Peta Eats, was our lovely hostess for the Daring Cooks’ September 2011 challenge, “Stock to Soup to Consommé”. We were taught the meaning between the three dishes, how to make a crystal clear Consommé if we so chose to do so, and […]

Cuppylicious!, Ethnic Foods, Pasta & Rice, Side Dishes, The Daring Cooks' Challenge

Spätzle

Spätzle with Chicken Paprikas

Total time: 35 minutes

Steph from Stephfood was our Daring Cooks’ July hostess. Steph challenged us to make homemade noodles without the help of a motorized pasta machine. She provided us with recipes for Spätzle and Fresh Egg Pasta as well as a few delicious sauces to pair our noodles […]

Bread Loaves, Breads and Desserts, Breakfast, Cupcakes & Muffins, Cuppylicious!

Stacie’s Amish Friendship Bread

Friendship Bread and blueberry muffins

Total time: 30-60 minutes, plus 7-10 days.

Friendship bread is that chain-letter-bread that you divide with your neighbors and continue to reap the benefits from over and over again. The concept is to take your starter, triple it, then share it with 2 people. You bake with your share, […]

Bread Loaves, Breads and Desserts, Cuppylicious!

Challah (Egg Bread)

Braided egg bread

Total time: Approximately 3 hours.

Adapted from the Joy of Cooking.

1 Tbsp active dry yeast 1 c warm water + 2 Tbsp warm water 4 tsp sugar + 1/2 tsp sugar 3 c all purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg, slightly beaten 2 Tbsp vegetable oil pinch of […]

Breads and Desserts, Breakfast, Cupcakes & Muffins, Cuppylicious!

Apple Ginger Muffcakes

Apple Ginger Muffcakes

Total time: 40 minutes.

Original by Tried & Tasted’s Paper Chef September: Apple Ginger Cupcakes

Two apples, diced 1 stick of butter 3 inches fresh ginger root, minced 1 T cinnamon

1 1/2 c flour 1/4 c vegetable oil 1/4 c plain yogurt 1/4 c milk 1 eggs 3/4 c sugar […]

Bread Loaves, Breads and Desserts, Breakfast, Cuppylicious!

Apple Oat Bread

Apple Oat Bread

Total time: 35 minutes.

1 cup chopped apple pieces 1 c flour 1/2 c oats 1/2 c sugar 1/2 c oil 2 eggs 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda

Preheat oven to 350F.

Whisk together dry ingredients, set aside.

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Breads and Desserts, Cookies, Cuppylicious!

Chocolate Pecan Biscotti

Chocolate Pecan Biscotti

Total time: 1 hour.

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 cup pecans 2 eggs 1 stick butter, softened 1/4 cup baking cocoa 1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350.

Set aside your melted chocolate to […]

Breads and Desserts, Cuppylicious!, Pasta & Rice, Sauces and Dips, Side Dishes, The Daring Cooks' Challenge

Apple Ginger Pierogi

Sweet and spicy apple pierogi. […]

Cuppylicious!, Meat, Pasta & Rice, Poultry, Side Dishes, The Daring Cooks' Challenge

Cardamom Chicken Pierogi

Cardamom and chicken in a dumpling. […]

Cuppylicious!, Eastern Mediterranean, Ethnic Foods, Pasta & Rice, Side Dishes, The Daring Cooks' Challenge

Spaniko-pierogi

Spinach, onions, and feta, in a pierogi instead of phyllo dough. […]