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St. Patrick’s Day Bangers & Mash with Stout Onion Gravy

I had my first swig of Guinness this weekend. Can you believe it? I've spent 32 years on this planet with a very Irish name and never had a drop of Guinness. The verdict? It's some, ahem, potent beer. It's not really my cup of tea. I like my beers light, refreshing, and almost like soda. Guinness… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Bangers & Mash with Stout Onion Gravy

dinner · entree

Italian Sausage Saute with Garlic Parmesan Polenta

I had forgotten how much I love polenta. It's like this wonderfully homey corn cake that goes so well with any kind of pasta sauce you can put on top of it. I couldn't find the tube stuff at the grocery store the other day (it's a guilty pleasure of mine, I'm sorry for all… Continue reading Italian Sausage Saute with Garlic Parmesan Polenta

Appetizer · Dessert · dinner · entree · Sides

Quarantine Cuisine: 20 Recipes for a Memorial Day in Lockdown

Let's face it: this Memorial Day weekend will not be like any we've had before. Sure, it's the first signal of summer, but kids have been home for the last 3 months. Summer seems like it started in March this year because of the pandemic. Not only that, but you can rule out any large… Continue reading Quarantine Cuisine: 20 Recipes for a Memorial Day in Lockdown