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Irish Farmhouse Salad

This salad is always yummy, but is especially popular in our house during the winter months when many of our favorite seasonal veggies are not available or not at their peak. It evolved from an old Irish recipe that mixed cream and mustard with a cooked egg yoke to...

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Beef in Guinness

This is by far my favorite beef stew recipe! Pictured above with sourdough bread (coming soon), it is also delicious with boxty and we often serve it with our Irish Farmhouse Salad on the side. Years ago, we started making this stew by trying a variety of recipes one...

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Baked Potato Soup

Baked potato soup with all the fixings makes a fantastic meal on a cold winter night. This recipe is also great for parties or to take to potlucks because it works well in a slow cooker on a low setting. It does not have any meat in it to get dry and the base does not...

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Sourdough Starter

Bread, English muffins, waffles, pancakes, biscuits, pretzels – the list of things you can do with a nice sourdough starter is endless! A friend of my mom's turned me on to the wonders of starter many years ago when she served up the most delicious sourdough biscuits...

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Basic Tomato Sauce

When you need a fresh-tasting tomato sauce, but don't have all day to make it, this basic recipe is a great option. Fresh carrots, celery, onion and garlic all brighten – and deepen – the flavor of the canned tomatoes. Perfect served simply over pasta and also ideal...

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Inside Out Cookies

Sporting a chocolate cookie and white chocolate chips, we've always called these "Inside Out Cookies." We enjoy them throughout the year, but also always have them on the Christmas cookie tray to satisfy the many chocoholics we know and love! Ingredients for Inside...

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Snowball Cookies

Snowballs, Sandies, Italian Wedding Cookies...the list can go on and on. This popular cookie comes with many names and in many shapes. We like making small balls that you can pop in your mouth in one bite. Grandmommie used to use the same recipe, but shaped them into...

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Holiday Holly Treats

Every holiday cookie plate needs these festive holly treats. They are simple to make and so yummy – but not too many, kids. If your tongue starts to look green, it is said you may be turning into The Grinch! Ingredients for Holiday Holly Treats 1/2 C. butter 30 - 35...

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Dinner Rolls

Only second to eating them, Madeline loves to make these traditional dinner rolls with me. When I was learning to make them with Grandma Izzy, she would recite a story about my uncle as a boy snatching a roll to eat while they were still proofing. Every time, she'd...

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Pasta with Walnuts

Our whole family loves this recipe! The ingredients can be kept on hand for a night when you need a quick, satisfying homemade meal. Add a side of sautéed spinach or steamed broccoli (see Three Tasty and Simple Veggie Sides) for balance and nutrition.Ingredients for...

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Cream Sauce with Shallots and Thyme

This sauce is great with any meat. It holds up well in the slow cooker with meatballs, but is also delicious with pork scallopini or sautéed chicken breasts. Ingredients for Cream Sauce with Shallots and Thyme 3 T butter  3 T flour 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 1/4 C...

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Meatballs

These savory meatballs are fun to make together and delicious for dinner tonight or next week! Ingredients for Meatballs 3/4 lb Ground Beef 3/4 lb. Ground Pork 1/2 Cup Toasted Bread Crumbs 2/3 Cup Milk 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1.5 Teaspoons Fresh Thyme, chopped 2 Egg...

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