Tag | “52-Weeks-Of-Cooking”

Crème Brûlée for One | Dairy | Week 02

Thus begins the 52 Weeks of Cooking Challenge. Or for when you remember suddenly, while craving...
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Chicken Marsala | Alcohol | Week 03 (+01)

So I have decided to (try) to complete the 52 Weeks of Cooking Challenge. (Try) being the key parenthesis in...
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Prawns on the Barbie | Australian | Week 05

G'day mates! Me mates and I just got back from a refreshing dip in the billabong with my trusty dingo! Seems...
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Harry Potter Birthday Cakes | Two Ways | Week 06

Muggles, hold on to your hats. I think I might have fared well in potions class after the endeavor I undertook...
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Peanut Butter Cups | Chocolate | Week 07

Just because Valentine's Day is over doesn't mean you need to turn in your taste for chocolate just yet. Just...
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Eggplant "Steaks" | One Color | Week 09

Who let the Whos out of Whoville? That's seriously how I felt while picking out the ingredients for this week's...
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Toads in Holes | Hangover Cures | Week 12

I've been making "toads in holes" since college. They're simple enough that you can make them while completely...
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Bento Box Challenge

Well after this week's challenge, I can pretty confidently say my lunches and dinners are covered for the week. Now...
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Twisted Tzatziki Gyro Pizza

Yamas! I think I've discovered the Zeus of pizzas with this incredible gyro mash-up. I've been craving tzatziki...
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Bacon Wrapped Breakfast "Sushi" | Bacon | Week 32

I love to wrap things in bacon. A lot. I also love to make unconventional "sushi." And when you add...
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Gruyère Stuffed Mushrooms | Week 37

This weekend the Starving Chef went on a road trip. For Labor Day weekend, I went to my hometown of Dayton, Ohio to...
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Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

I have a sweet spot in my heart for cinnamon rolls. In fact, I'm sort of disappointed in myself for not posting a...
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Fall Harvest Quiche

Even though the end of fall means winter is just around the corner, I can't help but love these last few days of...
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Grilled Crab & Cheese | Sandwiches | Week 45

I recently bought a large can of lump crab meat for a crab cake recipe where I only needed about half of the...
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Giant Hostess Ho Ho Cake | Fauxstess | Week 46

Why yes, that is a giant Ho Ho cake. With this week's challenge being "faux-stess" (or DIY Hostess...
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Parmesan Potatoes | Roasted | Week49

I live in a "one oven" household; meaning, like the average person, I only have one oven to cook in, and around the...
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Fondue Bourguignonne | Raw | Week 51

Tonight if you are looking for something that looks and sounds super fancy, just throw together some beef bourguignonne...
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Red Cabbage and Radicchio Cole Slaw

Ever just craved a crunchy slaw? None of those green bits, just the good parts? Alright, I'll admit, the...
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Two-Step Tubers: Mashed Purple Potatoes

Please do not adjust your monitor. These potatoes ARE purple. And they are freaking DELICIOUS. I mean, if you...
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Single Serving Chicken Pot Pies with Puff Pastry

I enjoy chicken pot pie, but I don't want to eat it every day for a week straight. That's why this single serving (or...
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Favorite Recipes - 100th Post Special!

Believe it or not, this blog started in 2011. It was created as part of an assignment for one of my classes my...
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The Starving Chef's Favorite Recipes of 2015 | 200th Post

With the year coming to an end, everyone is looking back on their time and how they've spent it. For me, I can hardly...
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Spanakopita | Eat Greek

This week's challenge is Greek - and thankfully, my boyfriend has actually been to Greece so I was able to gain some...
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Maple Bacon Chicken Waffles with Hollandaise Sauce | 15 Minute Meals

I could make chicken and waffles every night of the week. It's such a simple (and amazingly delicious) dish that's...
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Turkey & Quinoa Chili | Healthy Slow Cooker Meals

Chili is a relatively new favorite food of mine - mostly because it's super simple to make in a crock pot. I didn't...
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Squid Tempura with Cocktail Sauce & Ponzu Mayo

Calamari is one of my favorite dishes. My boyfriend and I get it as an appetizer whenever it is available on a menu at...
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Salmon Cakes | Paleo Recipes

If you've been following along, you'll know that I'm on a quest to find the perfect poach. Last week I tried it...
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Breakfast Mac & Cheese | Week 11

Back at it again with the 52 weeks of Cooking Challenge. This past week the challenge was macaroni and cheese,...
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Cheeseburger Rolls with Mayo 'Glaze' | Food in Disguise

This week's challenge was "food in disguise." Don't let these rolls fool you, they taste just like...
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Brigadeiros | Brazilian Caramels

These brigadeiros are certain to be deliciouso! Brigadeiros are traditional Brazilian caramels made with just a few...
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Curried Carrot Soup | From Root to Stem Recipes

This recipe uses everything - from root to stem and everything in between! Using carrots, parsley root, and knob...
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Direwolf Bread | Game of Thrones Recipes

Game of Thrones week continues here in the Starving Chef's kitchen - tonight we return to the Inn at the Crossroads to...
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Pigeon Pie from King's Landing | Game of Thrones Recipes

Pigeon Pie is a staple of many of the kingdoms mentioned in Game of Thrones. It was even served at King Joffery’s...
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Healthy Chicken Wraps | Meal Prep Sundays

If you are one of those people who really hates to cook or if you are trying to save some money instead of eating out...
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Campfire Cooking

It's summer, so that means cookouts and camping! Over the weekend I visited my parents in my hometown and made use of...
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Black Garlic Hoisin Chicken | East Asian

Last week while I was in the grocery store, I spotted something unusual that I had never seen before: black garlic. I...
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Butter Ghee Crusted Steak

I'm of the belief that steak is best served golden brown and rare. And the secret to a perfect steak isn't some fancy...
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Brioche Grilled Cheese | Think Local

We're finally moved into our new home in Medina and have started to explore our town. Every Saturday on the...
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Easy Homemade Marshmallows

Lets talk about marshmallows. Somehow, I have been misled to believe that making homemade marshmallows was difficult -...
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Mini Corn Dogs

We love corn dogs in our household, no matter what size! Corn dogs are easy to make; you just need some Jiffy...
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Caribbean Garlic French Toast

Last autumn, Nick, myself, and some of our friends decided to go on a Western Caribbean cruise that stopped in such...
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Pancake Tacos

Pancakes as tacos!? What will they think of next? That's right, pancake tacos are actually the perfect way to...
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Orange Miso Pork Chops

Miso is delicious. It adds depth to almost any dish - in fact, I recommend substituting miso paste for soy sauce in...
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Fire Roasted Baba Ghanoush

My garden has been exploding lately, thanks in part to several days of miserable rain. When I started my garden, I had...
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Gravlax & Hovmästarsås Croustades

Every week, I participate in a weekly recipe challenge. Recently the theme was Nordic, which was extremely interesting...
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Pokemon GO Cupcakes

Whether or not you've been caught up in the Pokemon craze gripping the world over the last few months, there's no...
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Pretzel Crusted Chicken Breasts | Chopped at Home Challenge

"It's time for round TWO of the Chopped at Home Challenge. Chefs - you may open your baskets. Your main course must...
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One Pot New England Clam Chowder

What's better than hunkering down on a cold night with a big bowl of creamy, hardy, delicious chowder? Especially one...
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Steakhouse Potato Fries

It's steakhouse week in the Starving Chef's kitchen! The other night I made some incredible Ahi Tuna steaks and paired...
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Ahi Tuna Steaks with Pineapple Mango Salsa

I've been looking forward to this week's challenge for some time: steakhouse! I purchased some frozen ahi tuna...
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Ghana Red-Red & Plantains

This week's challenge was West African - and fortunately for me, Nick spent time in Ghana several years ago and was...
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Zombie Meatloaf & Intestine Noodles | Halloween Recipes

As soon as October hits, my kitchen goes into Halloween mode. The spookier I can make my food, the better. With the...
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Margarita Pizza with Homemade Pizza Sauce

So I've been catching up on posting my weekly challenge recipes - don't get me wrong, I've completed every week on...
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French Onion Soup | One Hour or Less Recipes

Everyone knows I've been in a soupy mood the last week or so. Whether it's been soup for a hangover cure or...
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Ratatouille | Disney Recipes

"Why do they call it that?" "What?" " - Ratatouille. It's like a stew, right? Why do they call it that?...
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Cinnamon Sweet Potato Chips | Dehydrator Recipes

I recently bought a dehydrator and now I'm on the hunt to dry anything and everything! First recipe: sweet potato...
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Maui Wowie Pork Loin

I've never been to Hawaii so I decided to bring Hawaii to me! Slow roasted pork loin, simmered for six hours in a...
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Česnečka | Czech Garlic Soup

As I watch the snow and sleet through my window, all I want to do is curl up next to the fireplace with a nice steaming...
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Churro Bites with Strawberry Sauce

I'm always looking for fun new tapas to try out. This week's challenge is Spanish tapas - inspired by Spanish...
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Shashuka & Lamb Meatballs

Shashuka is an Israeli breakfast dish that involves poaching eggs in a spicy tomato sauce mixed with veggies and...
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Calamari Pasta | What's in My Fridge Door?

Every so often I like to play a game called "What's in my fridge door?" that involves me digging around in my...
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Best Recipes of 2016 | The Starving Chef

As 2016 draws to an end, many of us turn to reflect upon our journey through the last 365 days. For me, that means...
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Crème Brûlée Cookies

I've made crème brûlée cookies in my "pre-blogger" days and they were a spectacular failure. Ever since I've started...
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Brown Butter Lobster Risotto

Risotto is a dish that sounds fancy, but is actually pretty simple when it comes down to technique. As someone who...
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Turkey & Veggie Meatloaf

I'm all aboard the "new year, new you" train. At sixteen days into 2017, I haven't had a single soda and I've...
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Homemade Bagels

When Nick and I visited New York City a few months ago, we of course had to seek out the best bagels in the city - and...
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Tex-Mex Chili

Welcome friends, to the best of Tex-Mex fusion. It's a hearty mix of Mexican spice along with some strong...
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Heart Shaped Shrimp Ravioli | Valentine's Day

If you're looking to up the ante this Valentine's day by treating your significant other to a homemade meal, then look...
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Beginner's Guide to Spices

Tonight I am going to teach you all about the importance of using spices in your cooking! Many people are...
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Dragon Fruit Shrimp & Forbidden Rice

A few weeks ago, the challenge was "black and white" - and because of all of the Valentine's recipes I had on deck...
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Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

I feel like I'm always craving cinnamon rolls. Usually late at night, about thirty minutes before bed time,...
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Pizza Waffles | 5 Minute College Meals

When I'm having a lazy Sunday, I'm certainly in no mood to cook. But because we've been so busy these past two weeks,...
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Middle Eastern Lamb Pita

A few weeks ago the challenge was Middle Eastern food. And with all of the holidays and life events happening all...
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Pizza Pot Pie

Back in March, most of the world celebrated "Pi Day" - named for being 3/14, which of course is the start of the...
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Southern Corn Salsa

The snow clouds are finally clearing, warmer weather and sunny days are here - which means summer is just around the...
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Simple Korean Bulgogi BBQ

A few weeks back, I took advantage of the warmer weather to whip up a batch of Korean ribs on the grill. Seeing as...
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One Pot Ramen

A few weeks ago, Nick and I celebrated our five year anniversary. And to commemorate the milestone in our relationship,...
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Scotch Eggs | British Food

Scotch eggs - or savory (erm, savoury?) eggs - are apparently extremely popular in the UK and can be found...
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One Pan Coq au Vin

Sacre bleu! I need to start taking inspiration from French cooking more often. A few weeks ago the challenge was...
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Black Garlic & Pineapple Beef Stir Fry

I love that black garlic is becoming more mainstream and easily accessible in your average grocery. Whenever I see...
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Crispitos | Cafeteria Copy Cat

School may be out for the summer but the bell is ringing in my kitchen! This recipe comes straight from the halls of my...
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Sweet Tea Chicken Summer Salad

If there's one thing that's synonymous with summer time, it's sweet tea. But did you know that it's much more than just...
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S'more Waffles on a Stick

Some nights you crave waffles. Some nights you crave s'mores. And some nights, you crave both! That's the position...
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Thai Mango Curry

I'm always game for a delicious curry - add in some mango, and I'm on it like white on rice! For this week's challenge,...
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Jalapeno & Sweet Corn Tortellini Salad

It's tailgating season (...apparently, I don't sports) despite the fact that it's getting colder and colder. We may be...
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Saffron Pork Wellington

Any decent foodie is probably at least aware of Gordon Ramsay's signature beef wellington - beautiful dish that is...
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Lemon Garlic Parmesan Scallops | Cast Iron Recipes

I love my cast iron skillet. Not only is cast iron super durable, it heats more evenly than its aluminum or steel...
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Chorizo Crab Cake Sliders

A few weeks back, the challenge was "Five Ingredients or Less" - which meant the main portion of the recipe had to use...
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Spicy Grilled Chicken BBQ Flatbread

This week's challenge was "California cuisine" - which for most people, when they think of Cali foods, things like...
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Strawberry Gummy Bears

Gummy bears are a perfect way to preserve the fruits of your summer labor! If you're like me and suddenly have an...
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Breakfast Eggrolls | Dim Sum

We need to talk about dim sum. First of all, no Chinese food order would be complete without some, whether you...
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Spicy Chicken Burrito Salad

This week's challenge was just "salad" - which in the cooking world can mean anything from leafy greens to pasta. For...
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How to build the perfect charcuterie board

Party season is encroaching. Between the sporting events and holidays, there's always a reason to bust out an awesome...
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Pillow Cookies

I'm not sure how I've been on the earth for almost twenty-seven years and it took me twenty-five years to learn of the...
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Mini Toasted Marshmallow Cheesecakes

Cheesecake is probably my favorite dessert - and I love making it in any style, and I especially love cheesecake...
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Black Truffle Parmesan Popcorn

Every once in a while, I get the midnight munchies. And because we generally don't keep many snack items around our...
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Banana Pancakes

If you have Jack Johnson music stuck in your head, the only cure is to make banana pancakes and pretend that it's the...
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