The Minty Leprechaun Shake

A cocktail, dessert or both! So I’m a wee bit Irish, and as the calendar heads towards St. Patrick’s Day I find myself enjoying all things Irish Cream.  I’ve shared with you in the past some of my favorite recipes that incorporate Baileys Irish Cream: Cream Cheese Frosted Baileys Brownies, and a yummy Tropical Baileys Colada, Yes you can say I enjoy a bit of Baileys and that’s why I’m even more excited to share my latest creation…The Minty Leprechaun Shake. If you grew {Read More}

Roasted Cabbage Slices with Parmesan

A simple side dish with plenty of flavor! I’m always on the lookout for ways to prepare standard dishes a bit differently. When St. Patrick’s Day rolled around again this year, I just wasn’t feeling the love for boiled cabbage. I eat it, but its not something I go out of my way to eat. So when I saw a pin on Pinterest referencing Roasted Cabbage made by Martha Stewart I was intrigued, thought we should liven our traditional Corned Beef sides {Read More}

Simple Reuben Pizza

So another St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone!  And another year has passed where I once again made way too much Corned Beef, like WAY WAY too much!  But that’s okay, it tastes even better in my opinion for a couple leftover meals after St. Patrick’s Day.  This year I made some deliciously Simple Reuben Pizza, you won’t believe how good it is and how easy! You’ll find all the favored flavors of the classic Reuben sandwich but in {Read More}

Cream Cheese Frosted Baileys Brownies

  Baileys Irish Cream is one of my favorite bottles in the liquor cabinet!  This stuff is so versatile, from boozy cocktails to coffee drinks to desserts to ice cream topping…yes, I’ve poured some over vanilla bean ice cream and it is fabulous!!! Today we’re using it to make these amazing Cream Cheese Frosted Baileys Brownies, with the addition of Baileys to both the brownie & the cream cheese frosting, you’ll get a hint of that famous Irish Cream flavor {Read More}

Mojito Cupcakes with Mint Frosting

I’m sure most of you have tried the tasty highball drink made with rum, muddled mint leaves, sugar and lime. If you haven’t tried it, you’re missing out! Inspired by the mojito (pronounced “moHEEtoe”) these cupcakes are a nice switch from the usual mint goodies that are abundant as St. Paddy’s Day approaches. Or, make mini cupcakes to serve at a spring tea. Or … well, Cinco de Mayo isn’t *that* far off, right? I used the 1-2-3-4 cake recipe {Read More}