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Boozy St. Patrick’s Day Milkshakes

INGREDIENTS FOR THE MILKSHAKE:  About 1 cup coffee ice cream  2 tablespoons Irish cream (I used Baileys)  2 tablespoons Irish whiskey (I used Jameson) FOR TOPPING:  Whipped Cream  Sprinkles or chopped chocolate  Chocolate syrup INSTRUCTIONS Add all the ingredient to your blender. Blend on high until fully combined and smooth. Pour into a glass. Add … Continue reading Boozy St. Patrick’s Day Milkshakes

6 Foods to Pair with Irish Whiskey According to Experts

Irish whiskey is as much a St. Patrick’s Day staple as Guinness or corned beef and cabbage in America. This year, sip the spirit along with a meal that it was meant for. Not sure what dish pairs best? We asked the experts for their favourite pairings just in time for Paddy’s Day. Hawaiian Pizza … Continue reading 6 Foods to Pair with Irish Whiskey According to Experts

New England Clam Chowder

This hearty New England Clam Chowder recipe is absolutely delicious and loaded with clams, creamy potatoes and smoky bacon. This Clam Chowder recipe is much easier to make than you may think and guaranteed to be a new favourite! Ingredients 4 slices bacon cut into medium dice 2 tablespoons butter 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small onion, diced 3 stalks celery, diced 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour ¼ cup white wine 3 Yukon … Continue reading New England Clam Chowder

8 Wine Pairings With Fish and Seafood

Whites rule, but reds and rosés have their place. Pairing wine with fish or seafood can be daunting. Yes, white wines are generally the right choice—but which ones? Choose a dry white when you need a full-bodied, lush wine and you will be disappointed. What about seafood with heavy sauces, like barbecue or tomato sauce? Do … Continue reading 8 Wine Pairings With Fish and Seafood

Strawberries and Champagne Margarita

A delicious Valentine’s Day version of the margarita! INGREDIENTS 1 cup strawberries hulled 3/4 cup champagne 3/4 cup tequila 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup triple sec pink crystallized sugar INSTRUCTIONS Puree strawberries until smooth. Combine strawberries, champagne, tequila, lime juice, and triple sec and stir or shake until well combined. Rim edges of your glasses with pink crystallized sugar (or salt). optional Pour combined margaritas … Continue reading Strawberries and Champagne Margarita

Boozy Blueberry Pancake Milkshake

This boozy blueberry pancake milkshake tastes exactly like a blueberry pancake. Now have breakfast for dessert and have a little fun, too! INGREDIENTS BLUEBERRY SYRUP ⅓ cup blueberries (I used frozen wild blueberries) 1 ½ tablespoons sugar BLUEBERRY PANCAKE MILKSHAKE 1 pint vanilla ice cream ⅓ cup, plus 2 tablespoons blueberry vodka ½ cup milk 2 teaspoons … Continue reading Boozy Blueberry Pancake Milkshake

Bailey’s Cheesecake Bars

Bailey’s Cheesecake Bars feature a chocolate graham cracker crust, Irish cream cheesecake filling with a hint of espresso, and a fudgy layer of rich chocolate ganache on top. Ingredients For the crust: 10 (150 grams) chocolate graham crackers 6 tablespoons (85 grams) unsalted butter, melted For the filling: 16 ounces (454 grams) cream cheese, completely softened to room temperature 1 cup (300 grams) granulated … Continue reading Bailey’s Cheesecake Bars

4 Wine Pairings For Tempura Battered Asparagus

Asparagus is traditionally classified as one of the most difficult vegetables to pair with wine due to its extreme vegetal components Asparagus in the springtime cannot be beat in terms of freshness and tenderness White asparagus has more mellow flavors compared to its green asparagus relative A tempura batter preparation for asparagus adds weight and … Continue reading 4 Wine Pairings For Tempura Battered Asparagus