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October 2010

This recipe for brie cheese and bacon stuffed chicken in phyllo came to me after making my Greek Feast for Two Dinner Menu. I had plenty of leftover phyllo dough and wanted to try something besides dessert recipes. The process for making brie cheese and bacon stuffed chicken in phyllo is relatively simple, but does require extra organization. The chicken... Read more →


The long awaited recipe for pink champagne cake with whipped cream icing and chocolate covered strawberries has arrived! This recipe was intended to be featured in the Luxury Dinner round of the FoodBuzz Food Blog competition. While The Cheap Gourmet blog did not advance, this cake recipe is way too good not to share! Read more →


The following Nature's Pride pumpkin bread pudding with Kahlua-infused raisins is a recipe I am submitting for a FoodBuzz.com competition. If my recipe is selected, I will have the opportunity to present my dish to food bloggers during the Nature's Pride Festival food blogger conference hosted in San Francisco in November. Read more →


Time to Return to Regularly Scheduled Food Blogging

Sadly, The Cheap Gourmet blog did not advance into round three of the FoodBuzz Project Food Blog Challenge. However, I thank everyone who cast their vote for my Greek Feast for Two entry. I definitely had a lot of fun participating in the challenges and have learned how to become a better food blogger. Read more →