Grapefruit Rosemary Custard Pie

I’ve been on a bit of a pie kick lately. Perhaps it’s because I’ve been truly blessed with the honor of providing pie for “Pie and Punch Hour.” Yep, that’s it. That’s exactly why. And this one…it’s more than a pie. non traditional saltine crust it’s a country crust, I’d say – just like that of…

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Spiced Carrot Cheesecake Pie

For a long, long time, carrot cake was my very favorite – I think it was because it has always been my mom’s favorite… Recently I’ve been dreaming up a way to combine the earthy sweet of my great carrot cake fondness with the creamy texture of richly whipped cheesecake AND the dreamy crust of…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Tart

I really feel like they (whoever “they” may be) ought to change the old adage, “they go together like peas and carrots” to “together like chocolate and peanut butter.” I mean seriously. Only little kiddos gobble up, unwillingly, frozen peas and bite sized carrot cubes slathered in butter. Sure, they’re okay. But peanut butter and…

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Chocolate Pastry Braid

I recently saw a pretty catchy video on YouTube… Fun, dynamic, spunky ~ It made me think I really need to step up my game! Alas, I’m already feeling absolutely as busy as a bee these days and the thought of tackling another video project overwhelms me to no end. The idea makes me want to hideaway…

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Gluten Free Carrot Cake

Well, we were gifted with the task of creating yet another cake for a simple celebration. The Lemon Curd Limoncello Layer Cake was a huge hit, as well as the Devil’s White Chocolate Cherry Layer Cake divinity…oh, and let’s not forget the German Chocolate Jimbo Cake. We are baking geniuses. This time, the task involved gluten-free….

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Lemon Butter Mushrooms and Tenderloin

I don’t know what your family’s Christmas traditions are, but we often start off Christmas day with a delicious tenderloin. Beef or pork, the aromas of properly seasoned and roasting meat wafting through the house most certainly is cause for celebration. Why not choose pork tenderloin for your family Christmas this year? Add a little Kerrygold…

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Balsamic Glazed Shrimp and Sweet Peppers

Sometimes simplicity surpasses all else. Well, really, almost all the time. Simplicity is bliss. So do you really need a recipe for this one? I suppose so… SIMPLE Balsamic Glazed Shrimp and Sweet Peppers 1 Tbs. Kerrygold butter 1 lb. frozen cooked rock shrimp (baby salad shrimp) 2 cup mixed color baby sweet peppers, seeded…

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Blood Orange Salt Crystals

I had just finished a conversation at home, stating the utter importance of a supremely serene and sublimely clean kitchen in my life. In fact, I believe I could still hear the faint echo of my statement as I ventured upon my juicing journey and witness the massacre of vibrant blood orange sweetness and sticky…

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