Category: Non Irish Meals

Review of McDonald’s Bacon Habanero Ranch Quarter Pounder

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Image Credit: McDonalds.com Fast food just got a little more spicy. McDonald’s recently released a new Quarter Pounder that’s layered in Habanero sauce.  The only thing Irish about this sandwich is the Mc in McDonalds but this blog is not

New Ruffles® Crispy Fries & Queso Jalapeno Potato Chips

New Ruffles® Crispy Fries

(Image credt: 7-Eleven) We have a passion for all new products.  When I see something unique and interesting come up I like to share it with everyone. Ruffles is coming out with a new product this month that is a hybrid potato

Grilled Rosemary Potatoes on a Black Iron Skillet

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No that’s not an ancient fossilized record of a prehistoric plant. It’s my version of Rosemary Potatoes on a, you guessed it… BLACK IRON SKILLET! Rosemary is a natural antioxidant.  Both rosemary and sage are considered to help brain function

Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast Kabobs

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Who doesn’t love meat on a stick. Better yet, who doesn’t bacon, chicken and cheese on a stick! Here’s a quick and simple recipe. Great for any meal or appetizer for a small get together. Compliments of Ainge Earney.  

Bacon on the Black Iron Skillet and Grill – Less Mess

Bacon cooked on a cast iron skillet on the grill

Now that it is summer I love BLTs but I don’t like the mess on the stove and the clean up. I cook my bacon in my black iron skillet on the grill. I also cook 1 to 2lbs at

Sun Tea

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Its summer here (Tennessee) my first Sun Tea this year. You can use 7 reg Lipton Tea bags or 1 Lipton ice tea bag. Put your sun tea jar in the sun until desired strength.   Add sugar if you

Parchment Paradise

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You know how I like my cast iron skillets! My next favorite thing is parchment paper. It is a bakers best friend. You don’t have to grease and flour the pan. Just line it with parchment paper your breads come

Jiffy Crack Corn and you should care

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Who needs a secret recipe? Jiffy had it right years ago. It’s as if Angels came down and shined a heavenly light on this black iron skillet corn muffin creation. Here you go, Jiffy corn muffin mix in my seasoned

Cook Safe – use a thermometer

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Here’s a public service announcement for ya.  Check the safe minimal cooking temperatures for different meats.   http://www.foodsafety.gov/keep/charts/mintemp.html Need a food thermometer? Here you go…. I listed some normal ones, some bbq ones, some high tech no contact thermometers and of course one from

Get your own seasoned black iron skillet

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Grandma Georgette’s recipes often include a black iron skillet on the grill. She does this for a number of reasons. Number one being its the cleanest and easiest. Secondly it gives a even and consistent heat. If you keep it