recipes/attempts

cakes
rye-honey spice cake with dates
funfetti cake
carrot cake with mascarpone and orange
a cake for midsummer
yellow cake with vanilla frosting
caramel cake
juicy satsuma orange cake
chocolate-beet cake
leprechaun trap cake!
summer pudding
strawberry cake
dulce de leche layer cake
rainbow cake 
red velvet vegan cupcakes
devil's food layer cake with peppermint frosting, 2010 version
devil's food layer cake with peppermint frosting
birthday sheet cake
erupting volCAKEno
striped ice cream cake
sour cream apricot cupcakes with mascarpone frosting
banana cupcakes with maple brown butter frosting
yellow cake with chocolate frosting
meyer lemon crepe cake
raspberry cheesecake
st. louis gooey butter cake
pavlova
cocoa nib, chocolate, and citrus dacquoise
raspberry lemon heart cakes

cookies
ginger cookies
sugar cookies
3-D reindeer & sleigh cookies
flat and chewy chocolate chip cookies
gilded chocolate cream sandwich cookies
lady locks

other desserts not necessarily deserving their own category
zuccotto pudding
blackberry ice cream
spiced bread and butter pudding with fried bananas
maple buttermilk custard pie
peppermint marshmallows
yogurt pie with grape and black-pepper compote
persimmon bread
baked apples with crème anglaise
chocolate cream pie
red currants under an oat and almond crust
cherry-almond clafoutis
sam's sundae
ambrosia
paletas de arroz con leche
sombremesa de banana com queijo
chocolate éclairs 
banana cream pie
animal crackers
deep-dish pumpkin meringue pie
crepes suzette
yogurt and berry Mexican ice pops
bittersweet chocolate pudding
summer pudding
Belgian sugar waffles
golden brown butter and pecan praline tart
crack pie
cardamom milk pudding
butterscotch budino
coffee flan
fromage blanc brownies
brownies
lemon souffles
red wine caramel apples
goldies
cantaloupe grappa semifreddo
marshmallows
honey caramel peach pie

appetizers and side dishes
lettuce and hot bacon salad
pumpkin stuffed with cheese fondue (and a snack of roasted seeds)
Caesar salad
jicama and orange salad
burnt eggplant with tahini
shirazi salad
cranberry-maple jelly
savory bread pudding
zucchini and hazelnut salad
papas a la huancaína
shishito peppers with sea salt
cream-braised green cabbage
holiday cocktails & spicy almonds
crispy potatoes
oysters with shallot vinegar and champagne
pumpkin scones
white gazpacho
mexican-style roasted corn
romaine with creamy dressing
cornmeal-fried onion rings
spicy egg salad
sausage brioche dressing (stuffing)
burrata cheese with nectarines, mâche, and hazelnuts
matt's special seeds
smoked salmon stuffed eggs
kimchee
fromage blanc
potato and kale galette
rumaki

dinner
green minestrone
green rice salad with nectarines and corn
sopa seca
lasagna Bolognese
Middle Eastern lamb burgers
fettuccini with herbs and buttery egg sauce
kimchi fried rice
rosemary chicken (and Caesar salad)
fish tacos and slaw
pimento cheese BLTs
turkey-parsley burgers
corn simmered in coconut milk with Thai basil
the Hungry Cat salad
onigiri / Japanese rice balls
peas with baked ricotta and bread crumbs
slow-simmered pinto beans with crema and queso oaxaca
burnt eggplant with tahini
one-pan pasta
black paella with squid and shrimp
chicken with caramelized onion and cardamom rice
harvest vegetable galette
gerard's mustard tart
lemon and garlic roast chicken
lobster risotto
miso soup with rice and poached egg
bolognese
quinoa and grilled sourdough salad
sopa de chile ancho
grilled polenta with tomato sauce with bacon and onion
rajas poblanas
green gazpacho
pesto
sweet corn polenta
warm fresh mozzarella with grits, seared radicchio, and balsamic
ghormeh sabzi
carnitas and spicy pickled vegetables
caramelized sea scallops
moules à la marinière 
baghali ghatogh
capellini with chive blossoms and creme fraiche
a moveable dinner party
poutine
oyster stew with mashed potatoes
apple-Gruyere French toast with red onion
a very Bon Appetempt Thanksgiving
onion soup, Madeira, and Gruyere toasts
potato and salt cod tortilla
big curry noodle pot
roast chicken with hot-sauce butter
caramelized-onion and gorgonzola p(r)izza
crab cakes
linguine with clams
herb garden lasagna
pizza dough (and pizza!)
classic meatballs
mexican bibimbap
almond tofu with snap peas and soba noodles
potato pierogi
whole pumpkin baked with cream
vegetarian chili
chicken curry with gentle spices
grilled chicken; corn, squash, and beans with jalapeno butter and blueberry-blackberry crumble
spaghetti with lemon
stuffed roasted garlic paste and blue cheese burgers
tortilla soup
bibimbap
shellfish paella
leek and ginger matzo ball soup
butternut squash soup
squid ink risotto
slow-cooker osso buco
french onion soup
braised beef short ribs
spatchcocked turkey
spicy shrimp inari
orecchiette with sausage and swiss chard
chicken tortilla avocado soup
pork chops with chiles rellenos and ancho sauce
pumpkin-seed-crusted tofu with lemongrass broth, rice noodles, and poached eggs
cold cucumber and cubanelle soup with cashews and chives
figgy piggy cornish hens
gnocchi with fresh tomatoes, green olives and smoked mozzarella
sticky balsamic ribs
rosemary fried chicken
spicy curry noodle soup
orecchiette carbonara
pasta with crabmeat, peas and chile
the lobster roll

breakfast
rice-cooker blueberry pancake
whole-wheat brown-sugar sticky buns
Dutch baby
Grandma's Belgian waffles
(super delicious) granola
blueberry pancakes with ricotta and orange zest
plum kuchen
Swedish cardamom buns
apple-Gruyere French toast with red onion
pumpkin scones
variations on the English muffin
Belgian sugar waffles
bread pudding French toast
pumpkin pancakes
grilled bacon, egg, and cheese sandwiches
baked eggs with chives and cream and candied bacon
shrimp and grits
mac 'n' cheese pancakes
swiss potato pancake 
mochi waffles drizzled with lemon-walnut-rice syrup (& the vegan challenge wrap-up)

savory tarts
gerard's mustard tart

breads
bread wreath
savory bread pudding
fall focaccia
tomato focaccia
cream cheese cinnamon rolls
coffee-glazed doughnuts
irish soda bread
georgian cheese bread
provolone popovers
challah
dinner rolls 
pizza dough (and pizza!)

old school
strawberry fool & walnut sandwiches
the aspic / jellied chicken terrine
marilyn's stuffing
mayonnaise
blueberry blintzes

miscellaneous
Kiawah, South Carolina
post-apocalyptic pantry cooking
2013
preserved lemons
Grandma
agua de Jamaica
favorites from 2012
second annual holiday cocktail extravaganza
Bon Appe-Tips 6 and 7
September / On Turning 31
Bon Appe-Tips 4 and 5
The Vivianne Moves
Bon Appétempt Goes to Paris
we went to Paris
mother's day special
meditations on Pittsburgh
holiday cocktails and spicy almonds
animal crackers
a very Bon Appetempt Thanksgiving
thirty
Old World Winery / Sonoma trip
edible flowers in ice
tools of the attempt
2nd annual martha stewart easter egg challenge
decoupage easter eggs
bloody mary test kitchen
homemade ginger ale
2010 year in review
big sur break-ery
Robyn's "Call Your Girlfriend"
mi rosa

kitchen visits
potato pierogi with Gabrielle Calvocoressi
vegetable dumplings with Jeana Sohn
lady locks with Grandma

guest attempts
leprechaun trap cake
rainbow cake 
chocolate caramel tart
peach pie in translation
buche de noel
boeuf bourguignon
granola project
lemon layer cake
pumpkin cupcakes with maple frosting
mama merle's versa rolls

jokes
yom kippur
united airlines' snack box
ghostbusters
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