Macoun Apple and Gorgonzola Salad with Duck Bacon
Macoun Apple and Gorgonzola Salad with Duck Bacon

The Macoun Apple and Gorgonzola Salad served with these Savory Biscuits have nothing to do with my life now. It’s scheduled to post on a Friday, but writing this post is an attempt at normalcy. I’m adapting to how life just blessed me with lemons. Read more

Apple Fennel Salad with Grilled Cheddar Cheese and Apple on Raisin Cinnamon Bread Sandwich
Apple Fennel Salad with Grilled Cheddar Cheese and Apple on Raisin Cinnamon Bread Sandwich

The chefs on the FoodNetwork’s show, Chopped, do wonders at the strange ingredients presented to them. One show used canned jackfruit. Another show had the chefs make an appetizer with live eel, peas and ugly peaches. On the show, they’re three rounds: an appetizer, a main course and the dessert. After each round, a judgment is made. The contestant’s dish that’s on the “chopping block” after the silver dome is lifted, is eliminated from the competition. The winner takes home a $10,000 prize. These chefs are brave to display their knowledge and skills in front of the camera. There are no factors that would give one chef a competitive edge. It’s creativity that wins the game. Read more