Traditional Irish Shepherd’s Pie – Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day

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This traditional Irish comfort food is made with ground beef cooked in a rich gravy with fresh herbs and vegetables. It’s topped with creamy mashed potatoes and then baked until hot and bubbly. This classic Irish meal is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. With some ingredient swaps, this recipe can also be made gluten-free, vegetarian, or even vegan.

Baked Ravioli with Rosa Pasta Sauce

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Welcome back, everyone! I hope you had an awesome winter break. I’ve been away for over four weeks and boy am I ready to get back to it. Do you know how hard it was not working in any capacity for over 4 weeks?? I know what you’re thinking and yes, at first, it was totally awesome and very much needed, and as my husband says, “very well-deserved” ( boy, he sure knows how to butter me up), but by the end of the third week I was just like “Whoa! I’m going a little stir crazy here and I need to get back to work.”

By then we were hit with a winter storm that left my tiny city paralyzed under 6 inches of snow! We don’t get much of that fluffy white stuff here in the Coastal South Carolina (think 2nd largest record snowfall in recorded history) – so it was a real shocker to see it blanketing my yard! It was beautiful but the icy road conditions made it treacherous. The record low temperatures combined with the ice and snow had us house-bound for 5 days!

Thankfully, it’s back to business as usual and I’m glad to be able to get back into the swing of things. Today’s featured recipe is Baked Ravioli in Rosa Pasta Sauce – and I just know you’re gonna love it. It’s quick. It’s simple. It’s cheesy. It’s delicious!

Come on over to my kitchen and we’ll get started!

Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings From Scratch

Instant Pot Scratch-Made Creamy Chicken and Dumplings is ready in 30-minutes or less! This quick cooking dish is comfort food in a bowl. Comfort food for the common cold.

This scratch-made Chicken and Dumplings recipe is ready in just 30-minutes using an electric pressure cooker. This recipe utilizes everyday ingredients found in most well-stocked pantries. It’s quick and convenient without the use of canned biscuits or condensed soups. Your entire family will love this easy, comfort food classic.

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Chicken Pot Pie Soup Recipe & Video

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This Creamy Chicken Pot Pie Soup is made without canned soup from scratch using simple ingredients I bet you already have in your pantry!

It is hearty, rich, and soul-warming – not to mention EASY to make. Depending on your skill level, this soup can be ready anywhere from 30-minutes to just under an hour.

Don’t skip the secret ingredient! It’s what sets this soup apart; the flavor is absolutely amazing! 

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New England Clam Boil (Clambake)

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The clam bake or steamed clams, also known as a New England Clambake is a traditional method of cooking seafood by steaming the ingredients over layers of seaweed. This traditional New England Clam Boil is made accessible with an easy swap to cooking over an open flame. This hearty and festive summer meal can be scaled to feed one, two, or more than a few!

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