Jiggs Dinner – Corned Beef and Cabbage

When it comes to a healthy meal from mother nature, it doesn't get much better than this. Ingredients: 2 pounds corned corned beef 6 carrots 1 medium turnip 6 potatoes 3 parsnips 1 head cabbage Directions: Cover corned beef with cold water and allow to soak overnight. Drain water from meat and fresh water. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for about 2 hours. Peel carrots and parsnips. Cut in half lengthwise. Cut peeled potatoes in half and turnip into thick slices. Cut cabbage into large wedges. Wash vegetables in cold water. Add vegetables to the meat about 30 minutes before the meat is cooked. Read more

Summer Steak Kabobs

If you're looking for unique and edible Summer wedding favors, then you might consider these steak kabobs. Sure, they're not cutesy or anything they can bring home, but can you imagine how much your guests would love these? They're simple, yummy, and pretty cost effective! So don't overlook these beauties as just another food item, when they're so much more. Ingredients: 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup soy sauce 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 1/2 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1 inch cubes. 1/2 pound of fresh mushrooms 2 medium onions cut into wedges 1 medium sweet red pepper cut into wedges 1 medium green pepper, cut into wedges Hot cooked rice Directions: In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first 6 ingredients; add the steak. Seal the bag and turn to coat, put Read more


There are none of our famous cookie bouquets involved in the following recipe, but you can always have them for dessert! Enjoy! For the sauce 3 or 5 ripe tomatoes, organic if possible, peeled, seeded, and chopped 1 small onion, finely sliced 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cayenne For the ground beef 1 pound ground beef 1/2 teaspoon salt For the garnishes 2 avocados, sliced 1 onion, finely chopped 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped 2 tomatoes, organic if possible, chopped 3 cups shredded romain lettuce 2 cups grated cheddar cheese For the tacos 1 dozen corn tortillas Oil for frying To make the sauce: Simmer the tomatoes, onion, cider vinegar, garlic, chili powder, salt, and cayenne in a medium saucepan over low heat until the tomatoes and onions are soft. Remove Read more

Empanadillas De Chorizo - Chorizo Pastries

For something different from sugar free cookies and other desserts, you have to try this recipe for a very tasty family meal. Ingredients: 1 slender chorizo (or pepperoni) sausage cut in about 40 slices 1 raw egg yolk 1 recipe Empanadilla dough Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Divide the dough in two. Roll out half; place sausage slices on rolled dough, pressing them down slightly. Roll out other half of dough and put it over the sausages. Using a cookie cutter or a thin edged glass, cut out a circle around each sausage slice large enough to leave a margin of dough around the sausage. Pinch the edges of the two halves together, brush tops with beaten egg yolks diluted in a little water, prick pastries with a fork, and bake in a 400 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until brown. Read more

Beef and Greens Stir Fry

No, it's probably not the recipe that you'd expect from a gourmet cookie blog. But sometimes you have to balance out your sweets and your meals, so we've opted to provide you with some tasty dinner options as well! And boy oh boy is this one worth a try. Ingredients: 1 pound sirloin steak cut into strips 1 teaspoon minced garlic in oil 2 teaspoons grated ginger 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 large onion cut into wedges 3 cups fresh sliced mushrooms 3 cups broccoli florets 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon powder 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/2 cup water Green onions sliced Chinese five spice powder Heat non-stick frying pan until hot. Add beef strips, garlic, ginger and soy sauce. Stir fry for 2 minutes until meat is no longer pink. Add onion wedges, sliced mushrooms, and broccoli florets. Stir fry for another 4 minutes until broccoli is tender crisp. Combine bouillon powder, Read more