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Depression Era Potato Candy

Money was tight. Sweet tooths were still alive and well. Potatoes were plentiful. The answer was potato candy. Ingredients: 1 large russet potato A small pot-o-water 2 pound bag of powdered sugar 1 cup cocoa powder Yellow food coloring (optional) Peel and

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Irish Apple Barley Pudding

It’s authentic. It’s simple. It’s Apple Barley pudding. Ingredients: 6 cups water 4 T. Barley 4 large honeycrisp apples, peeled, cored, and sliced Juice of one lemon 1/4 cup sugar Vanilla whoop cream Bring water to a boil. Add barley

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How to Make a Dessert Terrarium With Baileys Irish Cream Pudding

Ingredients 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups milk 1 cup Baileys Irish Cream 4 large egg yolks 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces 12 vanilla & chocolate sandwich cookies Meringue mushwrooms Wilton shamrock

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Peppermint Patty Recipe

Every once and awhile nothing will do except for a mint. A peppermint. A chocolate covered peppermint to be exact. I have just the thing to satisfy. This recipe makes about 52 peppermint patties. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a

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Baileys Irish Cream Iced Coffee

Ingredients: 4 ounces Baileys Irish Cream 8 ounces quality coffee 1 ounce Irish Whiskey Ice (optional) Baileys whoop cream 2 fresh clovers Brew coffee and stir together with irish cream & whiskey for a loverly hot drink. For a chilled coffee, place Irish cream, coffee, and whiskey in

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Leprechaun House Cake

Ever wonder where Leprechauns rest after a long day chasing the end of a rainbow? A little log house, of course. I say when you go big on decorations, there’s no shame in taking it easy on yourself and using

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How to Make Meringue Mushrooms

1/2 cup egg whites 1/4 t. cream of tartar 1 cup white sugar dash of salt 1 T. unsweetened cocoa powder About 12 ounces semi sweet chocolate (recommended: Ghiradelli Chocolate Melting Wafers) 2 T. cocoa powder for dusting Preheat the oven

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Irish Lemon Pudding Recipe

Who doesn’t love a lemon dessert? Perfect in every way, this pudding is no exception. It’s called a pudding but starts out like a souffle and ends like a cake. Ingredients: 4 T. butter 2/3 cup sugar 4 eggs, separated

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Homemade Hummus Recipe

I’m not sure how it happened. I blame my kids. They started bringing hummus home. I tried to ignore it as I was sure I wouldn’t like anything that was made with garbanzo beans – the ugliest beans on the

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Dolly Pardon…

Published on June 20, 2015, in Stories, The Old Hen.

When I was 5 I sneaked this doll who was big as I was into kindergarten class without permission. It was a long walk home to my mom to admit what I had done.  

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