Categorydips and sauces

Baked Garlic Rhubarb Wings with Sweet & Sour Sauce

Garlic + Rhubarb + Chicken Wings? What could possibly be wrong with that? NOTHING, I tell you! This absolutely delicious baked chicken wings flavor combination is a winner. I'm a very picky wing eater and this definitely--easily--tops all the other chicken wings I've made. There can only be one reason for this experiment: I had way too many rhubarb stalks stocked up on a night of craving for Hawaiian wings. An unlikely success to me at the time, but here it is, in all its finger-licking glory. Don't say No before you even try it! :-)

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Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna

I like a good challenge and whenever I see those lovely food blogs with results from the Daring Bakers Challenge, I'm in awe and envy. I got around to it and I froze when I saw my first challenge, the March 2009 recipe: Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna (with homemade spinach pasta). I was expecting to make dessert or bake cakes -- something for my insatiable sweet tooth...something easier. But no, it turns out my "initiation" into the Daring Bakers would be a very laborious one. I was as scared as I was decades ago when the swimming instructor asked us to jump into the pool at the 6" feet mark on our first class. Are you serious? What did I get myself into?!

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