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St . Patrick’s Day-Inspired Recipes

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Through traditional Irish recipes to the extremely inauthentic, but still delicious,   United states versions with beer stirred within, check out these yummy St . Patrick’ s Day-inspired recipes.
St . Patrick’ s Day-Inspired Recipes to Make us Wish this Came More than Once a Year.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds lamb stew meat, cut into one-inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, divided
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 medium onions, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups reduced-sodium beef broth, plus a splash for deglazing the pan
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 4 medium carrots, cut into one-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons water

Step 1: Prep and Brown the Lamb

Preheat your slow cooker on low and heat a cast-iron skillet (or any other heavy pan) on medium-high.

Toss the lamb with a third cup of flour until coated. You can do this by sealing the two ingredients in a zip-top bag, then shaking, or by tossing them together in a large mixing bowl.

Once the skillet is hot, brown the lamb with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. You don’t need to cook the lamb long—just enough to get some nice color on the outside. When it’s nicely browned, remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.

In the same pan, saute the onions and garlic for a minute or two. Hit this with a splash or two of the beef broth—this will help deglaze, or loosen all the tasty browned bits from the pan. Again, you don’t need to cook these completely—the slow cooker will take care of that.

Test Kitchen tip: Even though this recipe relies on your trusty slow cooker to get that fork-tender texture, browning gives ingredients a big flavor boost.

Step 2: Start Slow Cooking

When the slow cooker is warmed, add the lamb and the onion, garlic and broth mixture—you want every bit of flavor from the skillet going into the slow cooker. Then stir in the potatoes, carrots, seasonings, Worcestershire sauce and beef broth.

Let the stew cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.

Step 3: Add the Finishing Touches

Peas cook quickly in the slow cooker, so wait until the last half hour to stir them in.

This is also the time to give your stew a bit more body. So, thicken the stew with a bit of flour. Whisk together 1 tablespoon of flour with 2 tablespoons of water until nice and smooth. Then stir into the stew. Place the lid back on the slow cooker and let the stew bubble away for 30 minutes more.

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The famous Oreo cookie ball recipe.

Today on athomecook.com I bring to you the famous Oreo cookie ball recipe.Oreo balls Grab two packs of Oreo cookies and a double pack of Philadelphia cream cheese. 1 pack of Oreo cookiesGet your food processor and put all of the Oreo cookies into the food processor and blend or chop until a fine dust. Take out about .25 cups for crumble toping and set aside. Add one pack of the cream cheese in chunks and blend until a dough like consistency. Roll into Oreo cookie ball a bit smaller than a golf ball and put into the freezer for hardening. If your processor is small run in two batches, one pack of Oreos and one pack of cream cheese. In a double Broiler put in your chocolate that melts easily usually found the in cake section of store, I like the almond bark and it works great. Roll each of the semi frozen balls in the melted chocolate and set aside to cool. Drizzle with an opposite color chocolate or sprinkle with some of the Oreo cookie ball Dust saved from before. Oreo balls in the food processor

 

Enjoy you and your guests will have great fun talking about these truffle like Oreo balls.

I have made these for several years and they are always a HUGE hit! They are now a tradition at our family Christmas party. For variation use white chocolate as well as the semi-sweet and both are delicious!  They taste wonderful and are always a hit!

 

 

 

 

  • How to Store: Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.
  • Gift-Giving: Pack these delicious Oreo cookie ball balls in small gift boxes. Add a colorful bow and boom the perfect holiday or hostess gift.
  • Nutrition Information Per Serving: 100 calories, 6g total fat, 3.5g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate, less than 1g dietary fiber, 8g sugars, 1g protein.