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It is getting close to Valentine’s Day and I wanted to share this great Red Velvet Cupcake recipe that you can dress up with icing and fun decorations. This is the first time I made red velvet cupcakes and I have to say they are excellent! There are so many fun ways to decorate them. …

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This is a fabulous dish that we were inspired by Carrabbas. Wood grilled food is delish and you can make it on your gas grill. How much of the ingredients you place on the flatbread is dependent upon how you are going to serve it. I made this as a lunch so I was more …

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To continue sharing the recipes from our Mother’s Day dinner that started with Braised Balsamic Chicken with Shallots and Creamed Peas with Caramelized Pearl Onions, we now have a dessert to share. To make it more fun, I made a series of bite-size desserts so everyone could try different bites and of course have more …

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Every year I make a potato soup for St. Patrick’s Day. Last year I made St. Patrick’s Day Potato Soup! The version I made this year is an easy to make potato soup with the shrimp adding a bit more saltiness making it fun to eat. Depending upon the size you dice the potatoes, you …

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It is almost St. Patrick’s Day and even though I am not a beer drinker I do like to make a couple of recipes using Guinness Beer! Today I made these fantastic Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes which has the wonderful flavor of Guinness Beer. They were super easy to make and only took 25-minutes to bake …

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It is a good time of year to try different versions of my original Minestrone Slow-Cooked Stew. It is still bitter cold and we rarely get a warm day. Most of us are so looking forward to spring! I am so done with this winter – but am trying to find projects to keep me busy. …

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