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A St. Patrick’s Day Feast – Corned Beef, Baked Cabbage, Bread Pudding and More

Given the name of this blog, I knew I needed to do a St. Patrick’s Day post and wanted to do something that was actually enjoyable … a step beyond the traditional boiled corned beef, cabbage and potatoes.  Now, on … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day: Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Dessert always seems to be a forgotten item on most St. Patrick’s Day menus.  I thought about what I should make and considered the country … March in Ireland can be cool and damp.  We also tend to be practical … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day: Baked Cabbage with Apples and Bacon

I have to admit that I do not like cooked cabbage … I tried it many times and am never a fan.  I like cabbage raw, but really not cooked.  So I am always looking for a recipe that involved cooked … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day: Roasted Corned Beef and Red Potatoes

Corned beef … the center piece of St. Patrick’s Day menus.  There are a number of ways to prepare it, with most recipes focused on simmering it on the stove for a few hours.  That was how it was always … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mardi Gras By Going to the Dogs

Did you know that St. Louis has the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the country (behind New Orleans, of course)?  The celebration is centered in a neighborhood called  Everyone is a friend at the dog parade Soulard, about a … Continue reading

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Bratwurst: Beyond the Grill and Served Three Ways

Do you stereotype your food?  When was the last time that you cooked a turkey outside of the Thanksgiving to Christmas window?  And cooking a turkey you were given at the office in January does not count.  You probably have … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Meat Sauce: Bolognese Sauce

Not only have I been a poor blogger recently, I also fell off the cookbook challenge several months back.  The other day when I was reading this post on Dinner: A Love Story, I knew I needed to a). try … Continue reading

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