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Adult Shamrock Shake

Adult Shamrock Shake

It’s been a long, long time since I’ve had a McDonald’s shamrock shake (or McDonald’s for that matter…), so I should write a disclaimer that this shake won’t taste exactly like the fast food version – it’s better!  Adding some booze makes it an “adult” shake, and a perfect treat for the holiday. This shake [...]

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Cupcake Wars – Grasshopper Cupcake

Cupcake Wars – Grasshopper Cupcake

Here it is guys, the final cupcake I would have made had I advanced to Round 2 of Cupcake Wars – a Grasshopper Cupcake!  This one is a light cocoa mint cake topped with Creme de Menthe frosting, Creme de Cacao whip and a maraschino cherry on top. When Michelle and I were waiting to [...]

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Mint Sugar Fruit Salad

Mint Sugar Fruit Salad

I’m still working my way through showing you guys everything I served at our Bears’ Brunch, even though we’re long past Bears talk since they blew the game last weekend.  My nephew is a Steelers fan (we’re not sure where that came from), so we’ll all be rooting for them in the Super Bowl. I’ll [...]

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Mega Chocolate Mint Holiday Cookies

Mega Chocolate Mint Holiday Cookies

I was recently contacted by Earth Balance to submit a recipe to their new “made just right” website (I mentioned their recipe contest in a recent post).  I wanted to do something that felt festive for the holiday season, and these Mega Chocolate Mint Cookies seemed to fit the bill. These cookies are super chocolaty, [...]

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Badenjan Dip

Badenjan Dip

I saw Nigella Lawson make this Middle Eastern roasted eggplant dip on one of her cooking shows years ago, and since then I’ve made it many times for get togethers at our place, or as a dish to bring to a party. This doesn’t have an overpowering eggplant flavor, so even if it’s not your [...]

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Grilled Zucchini with Almond Feta & Madison’s Garden Dressing

Grilled Zucchini with Almond Feta & Madison’s Garden Dressing

The title of this dish is a mouthful, but it’s actually much simpler than it sounds.  It’s really just a mish-mosh of recipes I’ve been wanting to try for awhile now.  The first recipe is the Almond Feta with Herb Oil from the April edition of Vegetarian Times magazine.  This recipe takes patience, but most [...]

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