Monthly Archives: March 2012

Cheesy Beefy Beans And Rice

Dinner doesn’t get easier or more delicious than this one. Cheesy. Yes. Beefy. Yes. Beany. Well no. Written like that makes me think of Beanie, which makes me think of these. For the Hipster. For the Ultra-Hipster. For the Sipster. … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Chocolate Bark with Marcona Almonds

A friend posted this video the other day and I crack up every time I think of it. It reminds me of when I lived in Florida and was taking a walk with my husband. One of these turtles was … Continue reading

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Melting Snowman Cake Balls

It is no secret that I have a soft spot for melting snowmen…of the edible sort. They are so cute. You can look at this post to see some photos on how to make the cake balls. There are also … Continue reading

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Spiced Chickpeas With Spinach And Halloumi

After this we are officially done with St. Patrick’s Day. This video is too good to wait a year to share…and the day would be wrong. I love halloumi. It is so good here atop a mildly spiced pile of … Continue reading

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Irish Oatmeal Brûlée. The Worst Song Lyrics.

Yesterday, I acknowledged that I am a music snob. So, it looks like Irishman Dylan Moran is a bit of a music snob himself. You know how important those lyrics are, right? Okay, another nod to the Irish with this … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Buckeye Bars.

As a self-professed music snob, I thought this was pretty funny. This is one of my favorite T-Shirts. This is one of the best desserts I have made. I love Buckeyes, those sweet balls of peanut butter covered in a … Continue reading

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Sweet Irish Soda Bread

A family that lived across the street from my childhood home was from Ireland. The Mrs. would make this (very) sweet bread and bring it over to us a few times a year. We loved it, especially slathered in butter. … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Pound Cake With Bourbon Boiled Custard

Every time I say “million dollar” I think of this. I love that pinky. I’m not sure why this Pound Cake got the Million Dollar moniker, but I can tell you this….It is wicked good. The cake is very dense … Continue reading

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Two Pizzas. Chicken Fajita. Black Bean Mexican. Twice As Nice: The Debut Album From The Finger.

One of my most anticipated albums of 2012 is The Finger’s debut, ‘I Don’t Believe My Eyes’, out this week…Finally! After being teased with “Die! Die Superhero!” and title track “I Don’t Believe My Eyes”, I was so excited to … Continue reading

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Irish Coffee Bars

The ingredient list for these amazing Coffee Blondies calls for freshly ground coffee. Did you ever watch the television show Frasier? (I know….flight of ideas. Stay with me.) Well, I loved that show. Still enjoy watching it now and again … Continue reading

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