Realistic Cooking Ideas

for Busy People! And sharing our life adventures along the way!

The countdown is on its way for St. Patrick’s Day. I am working on an Irish Stew and Irish scones for this weekend. But in the meantime here are a few recipes you might enjoy! What are you cooking or baking for Sunday? Any party plans or going to an Irish parade?  Irish Potato Cake Irish …

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Around St. Patrick’s Day we always hear about wearing of the green! Well here is a cookie that is wearing a bit of the green. Bite into this great cookie for a surprise burst of mint. Of course this cookie is great any time of the year, but I do like its festive appearance for …

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This is a wonderful light and creamy dessert just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! I have changed it slightly from the traditional recipes to reduce both the time to make and some of the calories. It is wonderful when you can have a dessert that is healthy and delicious while getting into shape for …

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Thank you for visiting Realistic Cooking Ideas. This recipe has been moved to Supper Plate. Please click here for the recipe. I have started a new cooking blog called Supper Plate. This blog will contain some of the recipes from Realistic Cooking Ideas and many new recipes! I hope that you will follow me at …

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If you are looking for a great cake for St Patrick’s Day then you will enjoy this Irish Potato Cake! It is easy to make and you can’t stop eating it! I have always loved Irish sayings and blessings for their wisdom and humor! Below are a few that I enjoy. Do you have a …

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I do not normally make pancakes but with Tuesday being Pancake Day (Or Shrove Tuesday) for the UK I saw a ton of pancake pictures on WordPress! So I decided why not make some pancakes. I wanted my favorite Banana Pecan – but we are out of pecans. Maybe I will make them next weekend. …

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This is another Christmas cookie that my mom made this year and has made since I was a child. When I was a child, this cookie felt like it was made for adults in comparison to Mama’s Peanut Blossom Kisses and other fun kid cookies. Over the years, I have a new appreciation for this …

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Over the years, Greg and I have celebrated New Years Eve in many different ways. In most recent years, we decided to stay home, enjoy a nice dinner, and relax. One year we spent the evening watching Seinfeld reruns – which was great fun! This year I wished friends throughout the world a Happy News …

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For Christmas, my mother made her wonderful Peanut Blossom Kisses. This is another cookie I have loved since I was a child! Hershey Kisses were just so much fun to look at, open, and eat. Then around Christmas they came in beautiful wrapped colors just like little Christmas gifts. I loved looking at them in …

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Christmas morning is a wonderful time to treat yourself to a fun breakfast! We enjoy this french toast recipe because it is a nice break from our typical breakfast. Plus you can make it ahead of time and either bake it the night before or put it into the oven when you first get up. …

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