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It seems like a good idea to post another dessert recipe on this frigid winter day. In the Northeast our temperature with windchill is -27 fahrenheit, which is -32 celsius – it is darn cold! Even in the house you feel a slight coldness – even though the temperature is the same as always. But …

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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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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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This is an easy cookie that I have made for many years and it is great with or without icing. Though I do prefer it with chocolate icing! This is the recipe I like to use but you could substitute your favorite frosting recipe. In this posting, I would like to share a few more …

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I have to admit, this is one of my favorite cookies – especially right out of the oven. The cookie is warm so the caramel is creamy and gooey – does not get much better than this! I have made this recipe for many years and it never disappoints. Most people will be pleasantly surprised …

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