Monthly Archives: March 2012

Irish Cappuccino

Anyone can make coffee. If you don’t have the ability to make espresso, cappuccino or other Italian-sounding drinks, well too bad. Not to mention I think there is some holiday around now that may or may not have something to … Continue reading

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Nothing goes together like potatoes and cabbage. Colcannon 1 small head cabbage quartered and cored 6-8 medium boiling potatoes peeled 2 slices bacon, chopped fine 6 green onions, white and green parts chopped fine and separated Milk Butter Salt/pepper In … Continue reading

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Lucky Milkshakes

We have not one, but two fellow bloggers to blame for this crazy concoction. Caroline, of Sweet Caroline’s blog, posted the recipe and JamieAnne of A Dash of Domestic provided the cereal. Seriously, we won a giveaway she was having … Continue reading

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Beef and Irish Stout Pie

This is a true pub meal. Serve with three shots of Powers Irish Whiskey before ordering plus six pints of Guinness while eating. Finish with a boiler maker for dessert. Beef and Stout Pie 2 medium red onions quartered and … Continue reading

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Irish Coffee Brownies

By Katherine One of my new coworkers quickly discovered I can say anything with a straight face. So when I told her the secret ingredient in these brownies was whiskey, she about died laughing. I wasn’t joking. Whiskey is serious … Continue reading

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Fried rice with broccoli and cashews

This is a great weeknight side dish that comes together quickly. Pre-cooked meat can be added to turn it into a main course. Fried Rice with broccoli and cashews half a medium onion, diced  1 1/2 cups broccoli, cut small … Continue reading

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The first of many problems to come

Two days after planting my arugula seeds one of the dogs decided they were in the perfect place for a nap and proceeded to dig a nice big hole to sleep in. So now I get to replant the arugula … Continue reading

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