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1. Toasted Coconut Macaroon Cookie Recipe
If you are a coconut lover and you have never ever made coconut macaroons, then you have to think again and try my Toasted Coconut Macaroon Recipe. They are so easy and inexpensive to make. They are moist, chewy and decandant enough to add to any holiday cookie tray.

2. Creamy Seasonal Asparagus & Ham Soup Recipe
When spring has sprung so does asparagus, right through to July when it's flavorful and at its best! My Creamy Seasonal Asparagus & Ham Soup uses leftover cooked ham which can be served as a starter or as dinner with crispy whole grain croutons. This soup is extremely flavorful and easy to make!

3. Creamy Homemade Tomato Basil Bisque Soup Recipe
If you looking for an upscale, classy and delicious soup to impress family or friends? If so, make my Tomato Basil Bisque soup recipe. Even though fresh tomatoes are seasonal in most zones from mid-April thru November, which can be used here, this recipe calls for canned - available year round.

4. Roasted Corn and Red Pepper Salad Recipe
My Roasted Corn and Red Pepper Salad recipe is easy to make and full of flavor. I use fresh corn kernels which are slightly roasted and add aromatics that will make your taste buds go crazy! This is ideal as a side for cookouts or indoors with practically anything you wish. Enjoy!

5. Cinco de Mayo Chile Chicken Bites Recipe
Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican Spring holiday, so it's no excuse not to make my delicious Chile Chicken Bites with Potatoes, peas and onions recipe. This is easy to make and you can substitute the less expensive boneless, skinless thigh meat as you wish. Your crowd will love this!

6. St. Patrick's Red Corned Beef Hash Recipe
St. Patrick's Red Corned Beef Hash is my version of the traditional Red Flannel Hash made famous by a group of young churchwomen over 70 years ago in Woodstock, Virginia. Hash is great any day of the week, but when you add sweet beets to the mix, the recipe takes on a whole new perspective.

7. Creamy Chicken, Leek & Thyme Puff Pastry Recipe
At the end of March, leeks are coming to the end of their seasonal peak. So take advantage of their wonderful mild onion flavor and pair them with chicken and fresh thyme in this wonderful Creamy Chicken, Leek and Thyme Puff Pastry. They can be made as an entree or smaller as an appetizer.

8. Baked or Fried Reuben Chimichanga Recipe
My Baked or Fried Reuben Chimichangas are a fun way to use up leftover corned beef from your St. Patrick's Day celebration. This can be eaten alone for lunch or with the same trimmings from the holiday. They are crunchy, full of Irish flavors and are very easy to make.

9. Irish Colcannon Casserole Holiday Recipe
Aside from cooking corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick's Day, there are so many delicious, comforting and inexpensive traditional recipes that hail from the Irish kitchen. My Irish Colcannon Casserole recipe is a twist on the original that is suitable as a main dish or as a side.

10. Spaghetti, Meatballs with Brocollini Recipe
If you love spaghetti and meatballs but don't have the time to make it...then check out my hack job on this good old Italian favorite. With a few choice, already made ingredients and just a little help for 20 minutes in the oven, you have an Italian classic ready in under 30. No kidding - Enjoy!



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