Piggybacking off of the thread about home cooking triumphs, what dishes have you made that you expected to be really difficult that ended up being a breeze? Souffles were one that were mentioned as not deserving their hard-to-make reputation. Myself, I've never made a soggy quiche, and I don't do much to safeguard against it.
Any others? It's good inspiration to try something that's always intimidated me!