Category Archives: Holiday Cooking

Raw Cranberry Relish

A crazy start to 2018 made me realize that my favorite Raw Cranberry Relish wasn’t published on my website! Super simple to prepare with either fresh or frozen cranberries, this very low sugar recipe is absolutely loaded with vitamin C! … Continue reading

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Split Pea with Ham Soup (#SoupSwappers)

This month’s theme is “Memory Soups” and my recipe for Split Pea with Ham Soup is chock full of wonderful memories. 

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Low Carb Crackers

These Low Carb Crackers are perfect for Low Carb, Ketogenic, Gluten-Free and Paleo lifestyles! The easy recipe uses almond flour and a variety of seeds (or you can make them plain). You don’t have to skip the crackers this holiday! … Continue reading

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Cranberry Sangria Champagne Cocktail

This Cranberry Sangria Champagne Cocktail recipe will be your “go-to” holiday party drink. It makes pitchers full for a crowd; it’s really easy to prepare; it’s even easier to drink. Plus, it’s so pretty and festive! 

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Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies (#FBLCookieExchange)

It’s Food Blogger Love Cookie Exchange time again! This year I sent these Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies to three fellow bloggers. The recipe for these light, fluffy and flavorful Italian Christmas Cookies is so simple you’ll make them again and … Continue reading

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Three Ingredient Fudge Sauce – #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar – Giveaway

Today’s kickoff of the third annual food blogger celebration of all things chocolate, made possible thanks to our gold sponsor Imperial Sugar and the other sponsors, begins a week-long October Chocolate Festival #Choctoberfest! Not only a feast of chocolate recipes, … Continue reading

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Irish Seafood Chowder (Fish Friday Foodies)

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 … Continue reading

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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. 

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

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. … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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