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28 September 2008

Ooops!

In the rush to prepare and pack I forgot to post my Daring Baker project for September. I completed this month's project at the beginning of the month and have made it again, but forgot to post. Sorry D.B!

So this month's challenge for Daring Baker - Lavash Crackers & Toppings by Shelly Fish at http://shellyfish.wordpress.com/

I have to say that when I read the recipe I was a bit disappointed because I wanted an excuse to eat some sugar ladden dessert, and here is a recipe for Vegan Crackers and a choice of Vegan Dips. However, I was ever so WRONG! These crackers are tasty and hold a variety of dips well.

The first time I made them for an easy Friday dinner with homemade salsa, a Tuscan bean dip, and a non-vegan artichoke dip for hubby and the kids. I did top the crackers but forgot to roll the toppings in to the dough so most of the toppings fell off. Even so, this was a hit for dinner. They kids and hubby love the salsa and the artichoke dip; the Tuscan bean dip was a little too much for them but I liked it and actually used the left overs as a base with carrots, onions and celery in a chicken and veggie phyllo dough recipe which everyone loved (I just forgot to tell them they were eating the same bean dip they turned their nose up at only a day before heeheehee). The left over crackers the kids ate plain.

For the recipe for the crackers, click over the Shelly Fish above. This is a very doable recipe, just roll out the dough very thin and don't forget to roll over the dough once the toppings are sprinkled on. The Tuscan bean dip I found on the internet, just click above and it will take you over to it. The salsa and artichoke dip are recipes that I have found in different forms and I have just added and played with them until they fit my family's taste buds. I don't have exact measurements, but if you really want the recipe leave a comment and I'll send you my best estimate.

I can say that I will use this recipe again - most likely for Thanksgiving to set out with my MIL's cheese ball. Thanks to those DB for another great recipe!

Lavash cracker with salsa.


Tuscan Bean Dip.

9 comments:

Sara said...

Mmm, your crackers look amazing! I'm impressed you got them so thin. :) The dips look fabulous too.

RennyBA said...

What a clever baker you are and the way you presents it, it looks delicious.

It looks a bit like Norwegian flatbrød I think :-)

christina said...

Mmm! Those look fantastic. I could live on crackers and dips/spreads, epecially if everything is homemade.

hexe said...

Sara - Thanks - I finally figured out to roll out the dough thin as paper after the first batch. The thicker the crackers were more like flatbread.

Renny - It was a bit like flat bread especially the thicker crackers. Thank you for the invitation to Norway -if I get stuck in Europe I'll see if they can reroute me through Norway :)

Christine - I so agree - this is one of those meals I could eat for several days in a row.

christina said...

Oooh, sorry about that! This freak Patrick has been spamming my blog and found yours in my comments. Just delete and ignore. He's insane.

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christina said...

Might be a good idea to go on comment moderation for a while until this poor lost soul gets bored and moves on. Sorry for attracting him to your blog, Hexe!

American in Norway said...

OK...Mmmm Yumm... That looks amazing!