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Beef in Guinness

Lá Fhéile Pádraig, Cuid a Dó

Our Beef Braised in Guinness took a turn to the better, this evening. This is a dish I’ve been making for years and haven’t really varied much from the basic. Tonight, we varied! It started with Victor not knowing what I was planning for dinner, to...

Honey and Oat Loaf with Cayenne

Soda Bread with Cayenne

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day. Or… Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona as they say in Munster… My plan for the day was to make my Beef Braised in Guinness for dinner. Victor’s still not much of a cooked cabbage person, so there’s no real reason...

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

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