ST. PATRICK’S DAY RECIPE: Guinness Chocolate Mousse & Truffles

Chocolate mousse with Guinness. Photo courtesy Guinness Storehouse.   When you’re Justin O’Connor, executive chef at Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, you work Guinness stout into every recipe, from Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes to soup. Guinness, which has chocolaty notes, is a great match with chocolate desserts. Whip one up for St. Patrick’s Day, and serve it… Continue reading “ST. PATRICK’S DAY RECIPE: Guinness Chocolate Mousse & Truffles”

RECIPE: Warm Spinach Mascarpone Dip

Among our Eatin’ O’ The Green recipes for St. Patrick’s Day, this warm spinach dish is very popular. Who doesn’t love a spinach dip, with its glimmer of healthful green spinach blended into a creamy (and not so healthful) base? This recipe, from Vermont Creamery,is made even richer with mascarpone. It’s delicious as a kick-back… Continue reading “RECIPE: Warm Spinach Mascarpone Dip”

TIP OF THE DAY: Marzipan Cupcake Decorations

Just in time for St. Pat’s. Photo © Sprinkles Cupcakes.   Marzipan as a cake decoration goes back hundreds of years. It was so popular as a confection, it was used for centuries in Europe to cover wedding cakes, or to create the decorations that topped conventional frostings. But times change, and there’s less marzipan… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Marzipan Cupcake Decorations”