Classic Tuna Melt

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Tuna Melt

Coming in the form of the Classic Tuna Melt, this is my recipe for Tuna Salad. Spring and its warm weather is upon us, so it’s time to break out those cold sandwich salads.  Continue reading

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Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce (Meatless Monday)

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Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce

This recipe for Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce was inspired on a recent trip we took to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. I’ll tell you how I transformed something I saw in the frozen food aisle.  Continue reading

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Whey Bread – Easy Homemade Bread with Seeds (Meatless Monday)

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Whey Bread

This recipe for Whey Bread is a great use for the byproduct of cheese making (whey), and since I just made Feta and have started the six-month process of making bleu cheese, I had a lot of whey. Not making cheese? Got no whey? I’ll tell you how to easily get whey (without making cheese) for your loaves of delicious, homemade whey bread.  Continue reading

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Crock Pot Carne Guisada – Mexican Beef Stew (Soup Saturday – Slow Cooker Recipe)

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Carne Guisada

Imagine beef stew. Imagine beef chunks seared, then stewed to tender perfection, low and slow in a Crock Pot.  Imagine that beef stew spiced to perfection with garlic, re-hydrated peppers, cumin, coriander and Mexican oregano (just for starters). Then, imagine stew sauce so thick you can heap all of that deliciousness onto a flour tortilla. Yeah. That would be this recipe for Carne Guisada. Soup Saturday is here again and this month’s theme is Mexican Soup. Continue reading

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Irish Seafood Chowder (Fish Friday Foodies)

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Irish Seafood Chowder

This recipe for Irish Seafood Chowder is stock and cream based, and is loaded with sliced scallops, smoked salmon (that imparts the most wonderful smokiness to the chowder), chunks of cod and mussels. Studded with corn and new potatoes, it’s a stick-to-your-ribs feast in a bowl. Ready in minutes, it’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day and beyond; it’s this month’s Fish Friday Foodies Irish Fish and Seafood Recipes theme recipe.  Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread (Wheaten Bread)

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Irish Soda Bread (Wheaten Bread)

This recipe for Irish Soda Bread is just one of the many forms taken by this simple quick bread seen across Ireland. In Ulster, the wholemeal (or whole-wheat) form is sweetened and called Wheaten Bread.  Continue reading

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Crock Pot Guinness Corned Beef Brisket with Cabbage and Guinness Cream Sauce

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Crock Pot Guinness Corned Beef Brisket

Wherein you pile the ingredients in a Crock Pot, let them simmer, remove some pan drippings, make a simple cream sauce and have the best recipe yet for Guinness Corned Beef Brisket, Carrots and Guinness Cream Sauced Cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day.  Continue reading

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Guinness Chocolate Cake with Bailey’s Cream Cheese Frosting

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Guinness Chocolate Cake with Bailey’s Cream Cheese Frosting

This recipe for Guinness Chocolate Cake is intensely chocolate; it’s moist with Guinness stout and sour cream, topped with Irish Cream Liqueur Cream Cheese Frosting, with its assembly giving a nod to a frothy, foamy-topped pint of your favorite Irish beer. What’s not to love? St. Patrick’s Day is coming. Be ready with this decadent dessert.  Continue reading

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Homemade Feta Cheese

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Homemade Feta Cheese

Making cheese is fun and rewarding! I’m giving you a Homemade Feta Cheese recipe with step-by-step instructions to make your own! With a few ingredients, you can turn a gallon of milk into a pound of feta; with the whey remaining for other uses.  Continue reading

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Strawberry Sorbet

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Strawberry Sorbet

Strawberries are a sure sign of Spring; what better way to usher in warmer weather than with a frozen treat? This recipe for Strawberry Sorbet does not require an ice cream machine, and is adaptable for your favorite fruit all year.  Continue reading

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