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Grilled Bacon Apple Brie Sandwich {Recipe ReDux}

“Nothing lasts forever, so live it up; drink it down, laugh it off, avoid the bullshit. Take chances and never have regrets because, at one point, everything you did was exactly what you wanted.” -Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe was wrong. Because cast iron lasts forever. But before I get into the awesomeness of cast iron …

Irish Colcannon

Irish Colcannon is a traditional dish that dates back several centuries. Colcannon literally translates to “white-headed cabbage”, and is normally made with mashed potatoes and either cabbage or kale, with some regional variations. I made this dish as part of our St. Paddy’s day menu, although in Ireland it is traditionally associated with Halloween.   …

Irish Potato Cakes

Thanksgiving dinner at our house means homemade mashed potatoes.  Who doesn’t love mashed potatoes?  This year we invited a group of local friends over, but the guest list wasn’t finalized until late.  I knew it would be somewhere between 2 and 12.  So I did what any sane person would do:  bought a mountain of …

Ideas for Avocado: Bacon Avocado Salad

This Bacon Avocado Salad is so simple, but can be made to look very elegant if you want to serve it for something fancy. I love incorporating avocado into salads, and pairing it with bacon is even better.  I’m thinking about putting this salad out on Thanksgiving to hold guests over until the turkey and everything else …

Ideas for Avocado: Bacon Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Everybody loves bacon, right?  And who doesn’t love bacon/avocado combinations?  These bacon avocado lettuce wraps are healthy and light. These wraps would be great for entertaining. The hubby and I ate three each and it was perfect for a light lunch.   Bacon Avocado Lettuce Wraps   Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 …