Tropical Piña Colada Pie

Tropical Piña Colada Pie - a simple refreshing pineapple & coconut pie that will have you dreaming of those warm breezes on your favorite tropical island.

Most of my family and friends live in the northeastern United States and have been dealing with feet (not inches) of snowfall this year.  Thanks to Punxsutawney Phil and his sure bet of six more weeks of winter, I’m sure all of my family and friends have had visions of tropical breezes, warm sunshine and…

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Langostino Risotto with Fresh Peas & Parmigiano Reggiano

Langostino Risotto

Langostino Risotto One bite in and I knew I hit the jackpot with this Risotto. If you’ve been in search of the perfect risotto recipe, this is definitely one for the books! I’m pretty excited to share this with you guys that I can hardly stand it. Risotto has long been on my bucket list of things…

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Best Caramel Corn Recipe is so good that you may not have any leftovers!

Best Caramel Popcorn

Best Caramel Popcorn and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Movie Review and giveaway Sponsored by Vocal Point and 20th Century Fox. Loaded Popcorn is a fun and festive way to kick off our “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” ‪#‎VPMovieNight‬  sponsored by Vocalpoint & 20th Century Fox. ONE lucky reader will win a digital…

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Bring the exotic flavors of Thai Green Curry Mussels home with this quick and easy recipe.

Thai Green Curry Mussels

 Thai Green Curry Mussels   There’s a French Cafe in downtown Charleston, SC that serves some of the best mussels in town. The cafe is called 39 Rue de Jean and we’ve been on several occasions both alone on date-night and as with a group of friends while we were showing them around town during a recent visit…

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Stir Fried Corned Beef and Cabbage is a good use for left over corned beef, cabbage, carrots and potatoes from St. Patrick's Day.

Stir Fried Corned Beef and Cabbage

So now that St. Patrick’s Day is over, you may be left wondering what to do with all that corned Beef and trimmings from your annual feast. We have a few recipes to share on this topic that are our favorites. This one is one my Mom always made with our leftovers and is my…

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Homemade Corned Beef Hash transforms leftover potatoes and corned beef into another meal, this one a hearty breakfast or dinner.

Corned Beef Hash and Eggs

Corned Beef Hash and Eggs St. Patrick’s Day is over, are you wondering what to do with all that corned Beef and trimmings from your annual feast? We have a few recipes to share on this topic that are favorites around our house.   This version of hash starts with our own Home Cured Corned…

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These traditional Irish Potato Pancakes have as many recipe variations as it has names throughout the region.

Irish Potato Pancakes – Boxty

Irish Potato Pancakes – Boxty These traditional Irish Potato Pancakes have as many recipe variations as it has names throughout the region. This is a more popular dish in the midlands than around coastal areas and also started as a peasant dish that dates back to the Irish famine. Some recipes call for it to…

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Crock Pot Braised Corned Beef is tender, juicy and delicious! Best of all, it's nitrate and MSG free! Give it a try!

Crock Pot Braised Corned Beef

Crock Pot Braised Corned Beef This crock pot version starts with a home cured corned beef brisket but could certainly be done with the traditional version as well. The importance of the home cured version for me is that it is nitrate and MSG free. You can get nitrate and MSG versions at stores like Whole foods,…

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Starting with simple ingredients, Colcannon is a delicious side dish with ham or can be served also as a main meal.

Colcannon

Colcannon is one of my favorite Traditional Irish comfort foods which is known mostly for being a peasant dish. My favorite way to enjoy it is as a side with a slice of ham or even with ham added into the mashed potatoes as a casserole type meal. My Mom and I enjoyed eating this…

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