Tonight is Burns Night!. A celebration of the life and works of Scottish poet Robert Burns, though often an excuse to eat haggis and drink whiskey. Over the past few years my Burns Night recipes (brownies and squash) have focused … Continue reading
If you’ve read my blog for a while, you’ll probably have noticed that I like the freeze things. Partly because it helps me deal with recipes that usually serve four, when it is just us two; but also because it … Continue reading
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Tartiflette. This recipe is inspired by our ski trips to France, where we always have a ‘cheese meal.’ This particular gooey cheese dish is common fare in Alpine ski towns and a great meal to have after a day on the … Continue reading
Tagged Alps, cheese, cheesey, comfort food, French Alps, French food, gluten free adaptable, reblochon, rustic food, skiing, vegetarian adaptable
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This recipe (like my Fails!: Ranch Potato Crisps) is also based on the Let’s Dish meal we used to get when we lived back in Virginia; except this one turned out successfully when I made it without their instructions. While, … Continue reading
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!! (And a three day late Pi Day!) I know many of you out there did your celebrating over the weekend, but here is a recipe to close out your festivities. As I thought about what to … Continue reading
Tagged beef, Black and Tan, casserole, Cobra, comfort food, ground lamb, Guinness, Half and Half, Harp, Ireland, Irish cuisine, Irish food, lamb, minced lamb, Pi Day, Pie Day, St. Patrick's Day, traditional
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Happy New Year! I always loved celebrating the new year with a brunch. There was a restaurant in Reston, VA that gave you a discount on New Year’s Day brunch if you came in your pajamas, but I was never … Continue reading