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Basil Pesto Sauce with Parmesan, Romano, and Pine Nuts

Create a classic basil pesto sauce in minutes Simple and refreshing… especially when you use only the best ingredients.  Basil pesto sauce combines the aromatic flavor of basil with garlic, pine nuts, cheese, and extra virgin olive oil.  The two cheeses that I used for this recipe are, Parmesan and Romano, both hard cheeses that […]

St. Patrick’s Day Shortbread Cookies

The luck of the Irish is here with St. Patrick’s Day Shortbread Cookies. And what could be luckier than Shamrocks and a pot of gold?  Maybe lots of Shamrocks and pots of gold.  St. Patrick’s Day shortbread cookies are a tasty treat for your holiday.  Like any shortbread cookie, they have a wonderful buttery taste.  I added […]

St. Patrick’s Day Remembered and Fun Facts Too

The history of St. Patrick’s Day and fun facts too. St. Patrick’s Day is a religious holiday celebrated on March 17th.  It honors the birthday of Saint Patrick who died on March 17, 461 AD.  It was Saint Patrick who was credited with converting the Irish people to Christianity. Patrick was born in Great Britain […]

Mini Irish Soda Breads with Orange Zest

Mini Irish soda breads with orange zest are perfect for indulging and gift giving this holiday season. Mini Irish soda breads are a great way to bake when you don’t want to bother with baking with yeast.  Everyone knows that baking with yeast is time consuming; dough needs to rise a couple times in a warm area.  So, […]

Corned Beef and Pickled Red Cabbage Appetizer

Corned beef and pickled Cabbage on toasted rye bread is an easy appetizer for St. Patrick’s Day. Want something fun and easy to make for St. Patrick’s Day?  Try my corned beef and pickled red cabbage appetizer.  It’s got all the flavors of the holiday without all the work.  Start with some toasted rye bread, […]

How to Make Green Beer for the Holiday

Green Beer for St. Patrick’s Day When I think of St. Patrick’s Day, I think GREEN.  It brings to mind the rich, grassy green color of a Shamrock or a meadow in the springtime.  When I decided to make green beer, I wanted to capture that same hue in every glass, so I did a little […]

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