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You’ll Flip Over Irish Oat Flapjacks: Matcha Delight

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

You don’t need to be Irish to enjoy the top o the morning when you bake a batch of Irish Oat Flapjacks. Irish Oat Flapjacks Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups Irish quick-cooking oats or Scottish oats 3/4 cup butter 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup golden syrup 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips 1/3 cup white chocolate chips …

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Seriously Delicious Beef Stroganoff

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

What is there not to love about Beef Stroganoff? Perhaps all those calories–but this classic Russian dish makes for one seriously delicious, albeit calorie sinful, dish every once in a while. It’s generally believed, however, that a French chef who was employed by a Russian family is the original creator and that he named the recipe in honor his employer: …

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Braised Corned Beef and Irish Colcannon: A Pot O Delicious

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

This braised corned beef recipe is so darn good, I’m posting it again this year. Never again will you boil your brisket once you’ve sampled this mouth-watering dish. I used beer instead of water-about 1/4 cup. I combined the leftover milk/cream from the colcannon recipe with the pan drippings and made a wonderful gravy. Speaking of leftovers  (if there are …

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Turkey Burgers a la Caesar

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

One of the super yummy lunch specials that I clearly remember from a small restaurant in my old neighborhood was the chef’s Caesar Salad Burger. He used beef patties but I have morphed into using turkey for just about everything; burgers, meatloaf and chili. For last Sunday’s weekly traditional family dinner, I decided to surprise everyone with a blast from …

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Foodie Tuesday: Pets Are Foodies Too!

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

It’s not at all uncommon of late to read about contaminated dog and cat foods. Birds and reptiles seem darn near free of this  plus allergy issues, for some reason. It also seems that more and more of our furry family members are developing allergies. Another recently revealed issue is how “grain-free” dog foods that rely heavily on peas as …