It’s Kitchen Improv!!!
Have you ever watched Chopped on The Food Network? It’s one of my favorite shows! How those chefs combine 4 totally obscure ingredients in the most cohesive way in 20 minutes is mind blowing to me! And though I’d love the challenge, it would take me days to figure out how to put them all together!
Luckily for me, I’ve found a more reasonable, realistic, and fun version of this concept. It’s called The Improv Cooking Challenge. And it is hosted by Kristen from The Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker. If Kristen is a harried homemaker, you would never know it. She’s a wonderful chef, baker, blogger, mother, whose site is filled with amazing recipes for “family style cooking, frugal tips, and an occasional random post”. And it is awesome!
The premise of The Improv Cooking Challenge is that each month we are given 2 ingredients to incorporate into a recipe of our choice. I can do that! This month, we were to utilize lemons and sour cream. A fabulous combination! Let me show you how I worked them into a scrumptious and lemony cupcake filled with a creamy lemon and blueberry filling. Hopefully, I won’t be hearing Kristen say, “Chef Anne, you’ve been chopped!” [Read more...]