Archive for March, 2015

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

March 25th, 2015 3 Comments
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  It’s now day five after making these cookies and the one I just ate was still soft and delicious.  Who needs flour?!?  The most difficult part is that I’m trying to save some for a sister’s get-together later this week and I’m really not so sure any will be left.  Good thing nobody knows that I made them and no one will know what was missed.  Shhhh…     I did the final mixing with my hands since the egg takes

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Colcannon

March 17th, 2015 No Comments
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  Though it’s likely I have at least a little Irish blood in me since my ancestors were reportedly evicted from Scotland (due to alleged horse-rustling) and transferred themselves over to Ireland, I was not introduced to colcannon until I worked at the Seward Cafe with historian and cook Frank Siegel. Frank would work tirelessly to create Irish feasts on All Hallow’s Eve and St. Patrick’s Day, researching and cooking traditional dishes and writing an elaborate menu with the Gaelic terms and history of the dish.

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Congratulations

March 10th, 2015 1 Comment
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    Here’s the deal…I don’t have a recipe.  We came home to a maelstrom of paperwork and whatnot and I cannot get it together to cook anything other than squash, pintos and the last of the frozen catering leftovers.  So instead here is a celebration of being outdoors in the winter…even though winter is melting before my very eyes.     You may or may not care one iota about cross country skiing…but I promised you last week to say more about the FIS

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