Month: March 2009

A Different Daring Baker

A Different Daring Baker

This month’s challenge was much different than most of the other challenges. Not only is it savory, it’s an entree. It is “real” Italian lasagne… not the ricotta laden version that most of us are used to. The March 2009 challenge is hosted by Mary […]

Its Raining Babies!

Its Raining Babies!

Is it just me, or is there another baby boom? I guess the economy is making people stay at home more and babies are resulting from all of the forced homebodies! :P Could that be it? My dearest friend Lisa, my BFF since I was […]

Waste Not Want Not

Waste Not Want Not

What do you do when you find some sad looking, rubbery broccoli in the depths of your refrigerator? Me… I make soup. We’ve been eating out often lately due to our hectic schedule and I’ve been neglecting my crisper drawer in my fridge. Digging through, I found broccoli, zucchini, a little fresh basil and a few red peppers on the cusp of being inedible. So dinner was cream of broccoli and zucchini with roasted red pepper garnish. Contrary to popular belief, cream of broccoli need not be fat laden with tons of cheese. I finished the soup off with a little bit of half and half, but it was not really necessary. Too bad the parsley was well beyond salvage, because it would have made a nice fresh garnish… you can’t win ’em all!

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Oh, Sweet Jesus

Oh, Sweet Jesus

This is what said when I took my first bite of this decadent flourless chocolate cake that was our Daring Baker challenge this month. I plated up one serving before dinner (when the light is still good) for photo purposes only. We planned on eating […]