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The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 7- Artichokes FIRST TRY

Some save the best for last.  For The Creative Kitchen Challenge, I saved my most dreaded for last!  The Artichoke.  Very pretty and very tasty, these vegetables have always struck … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 13 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 6- Lavender

Hope everyone had a lovely Father’s Day weekend.  We had a really nice weekend and because of that, I’m a bit behind on posting the last of my Creative Kitchen … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 8 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 5- Brussels Sprouts

An ingredient that I was extremely excited to cook with as part of  The Creative Kitchen Challenge was Brussels Sprouts!  For whatever reason, I have never made them before.  And … Continue reading

June 16, 2012 · 11 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 4- Avocados

I have always had a nervous feeling about avocados.  Not quite the same feelings I had for mussels, or the artichoke (saving that monster for the last day of the … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 9 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 3- Figs

After conquering mussels on Day 1 and cremini mushrooms on Day 2, both with such great success, I thought that figs would be a breeze for my next entry for  … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 6 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 2- Cremini Mushrooms

Cremini mushrooms were not the terrifying thought that mussels were before I completed day 1 of The Creative Kitchen Challenge.  I actually spent most of my life not liking mushrooms … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 1- Mussels

Mussels have always been one of those foods that I really enjoyed ordering in restaurants but have been TERRIFIED of making at home.  I mean, they’re shells.  What if I … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · 18 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Getting Started

Late last week I discovered a wonderful new food challenge to partake in.  A great blog, Things My Belly Likes, has started the “Creative Kitchen Challenge”.  “Today I’m challenging all … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 18 Comments