Category Archives: Recipes

Mushrooms Stuffed with Mascarpone

These are very simple and quick. Mushrooms Stuffed with Mascarpone 24 stuffing mushrooms 1/2 cup diced green onion 3/4 cup bread crumbs 3 cloves garlic minced 5 oz mascarpone 3-4 slices ham chopped into small dice 2 tbsp olive oil … Continue reading

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Homemade Irish Cream

Once again homemade is so much better than anything on the market to buy. If you make this now it will be ready for a certain Irish holiday. This recipe makes roughly 2.75 liters so have a few empty glass … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Vinaigrette

This is a very simple healthy salad dressing. It has to have ripe red grapefruit to taste right. Grapefruit Vinaigrette 2 tsp Dijon mustard 8 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 tbsp fresh grapefruit juice 1/2 tsp minced garlic Whip … Continue reading

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Mustard Molasses Pork Loin

Here is a simple marinade and glaze for roast pork. Mustard Molasses Pork Tenderloin 5-7 lb pork loin 2 tbsp dijon mustard 2 tbsp stone ground brown mustard 1 tbsp molasses 1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary Mix everything into a … Continue reading

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Avocado and Chickpea Salad

This simple salad is a perfect side for grilled meats or burgers. Don’t skimp on the cheese. Avocado and Chickpea Salad 3 cups cooked chickpeas 1 red bell pepper diced 2 avocados cubed 3 tbsp diced green onion 4 oz … Continue reading

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Polenta Bites with Pepper Jam and Ham

This is a simple appetizer or first course that can be made ahead and brought back to heat when ready to serve. Polenta Bites with Pepper Jam and Ham 1 batch polenta roughly 1/2 cup thinly sliced ham roughly 1/2 … Continue reading

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Venison Bourguignon

Slow cooked venison shoulder is substituted with amazing success in this classic stew. If no venison is available then the standard beef roast can be used. Use a young full bodied wine like a cotes du rhone or chianti. Venison … Continue reading

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