Margaret M. Johnson
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Three Shades of Green

Started Apr 28, 2014 0 Replies

     I hope I've tempted you a bit by posting the details of the Three Shades of Green dinner at the James Beard House on May 29. If not, here's the complete menu!Three Shades of GreenMENU Hors…Continue

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Gerry Regan liked Margaret M. Johnson's blog post Now's the Time for a Springtime Quiche
May 27
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Now's the Time for a Springtime Quiche

What’s not to love about spring vegetables!  Everyone welcomes asparagus, spinach, and pencil-thin spring onions for salads, soups and side dishes, but I love them in cheese-filled tarts and quiche. Make your own crust, use refrigerated or frozen pie crusts, prepared puff pastry, or make one with no crust at all. All you need to complete your meal is a crisp salad, a…See More
May 27
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Now's the Time for a Springtime Quiche

What’s not to love about spring vegetables!  Everyone welcomes asparagus, spinach, and pencil-thin spring onions for salads, soups and side dishes, but I love them in cheese-filled tarts and quiche. Make your own crust, use refrigerated or frozen pie crusts, prepared puff pastry, or make one with no crust at all. All you need to complete your meal is a crisp salad, a…See More
May 22
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Mini Desserts for Every Taste

You like cheesecake. Your mother likes carrot cake. Your son likes brownies. If you’ve ever faced a dessert dilemma — or just looking for a fresh idea for your next special occasion meal or afternoon tea — dessert in a jar is your solution. In addition to making an impressive presentation, these mini treats offer something to please every taste. If you have small glasses…See More
Apr 25
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Mini Desserts for Every Taste

You like cheesecake. Your mother likes carrot cake. Your son likes brownies. If you’ve ever faced a dessert dilemma — or just looking for a fresh idea for your next special occasion meal or afternoon tea — dessert in a jar is your solution. In addition to making an impressive presentation, these mini treats offer something to please every taste. If you have small glasses…See More
Apr 21
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Spring Has Sprung, Helping Lemons Grab the Limelight

The March equinox (this year Saturday, March 20, at 5:37 a.m. EDT) marks the moment the sun crosses the celestial equator, the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth's equator, from south to north. In simpler terms, it marks the official start of the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere, a time that can’t come soon enough for most of us suffering through a dreary…See More
Apr 6
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Spring Has Sprung, Helping Lemons Grab the Limelight

The March equinox (this year Saturday, March 20, at 5:37 a.m. EDT) marks the moment the sun crosses the celestial equator, the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth's equator, from south to north. In simpler terms, it marks the official start of the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere, a time that can’t come soon enough for most of us suffering through a dreary…See More
Mar 19
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'Eye' Candy: Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

Ever since the early 1980s when I first discovered carrot cake, I’ve been intrigued by the many iterations the little sweetie assumes. I thought about it again recently and dug out my carrot cake “file” filled with recipes shared by friends, neighbors, and chefs — no two were alike!  I found that the only ingredients in common in all of my carrot cake recipes were these:…See More
Mar 4
Margaret M. Johnson posted a blog post

'Eye' Candy: Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

Ever since the early 1980s when I first discovered carrot cake, I’ve been intrigued by the many iterations the little sweetie assumes. I thought about it again recently and dug out my carrot cake “file” filled with recipes shared by friends, neighbors, and chefs — no two were alike!  I found that the only ingredients in common in all of my carrot cake recipes were these:…See More
Feb 21
Gerry Regan liked Margaret M. Johnson's blog post St. Brigid’s Day Signals Spring Is Near
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St. Brigid’s Day Signals Spring Is Near

In Ireland, February 1 is the feast day of Saint Brigid, a woman whom many believe should be granted equal billing with Saint Patrick as Ireland’s female patron saint and that her feast day should be declared a national holiday. Saint Brigid’s Day also coincides with the start of the festival of “Imbolg,” one of the four major “fire” festivals celebrated by the ancient…See More
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St. Brigid’s Day Signals Spring Is Near

In Ireland, February 1 is the feast day of Saint Brigid, a woman whom many believe should be granted equal billing with Saint Patrick as Ireland’s female patron saint and that her feast day should be declared a national holiday. Saint Brigid’s Day also coincides with the start of the festival of “Imbolg,” one of the four major “fire” festivals celebrated by the ancient…See More
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Jan 19
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Hot Tea Month Is Here

Did you know that January is celebrated as “National Hot Tea Month”? I didn’t! As a member of a tea-loving Facebook group, I discover all sorts of information that only passionate tea-lovers know and share. And as the author of Teatime in Ireland, I do know that tea plays an important role in Ireland and that sharing a cup with friends is a legitimate social event, making…See More
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Now's the Time for a Springtime Quiche

Posted on May 22, 2021 at 8:00am 0 Comments

What’s not to love about spring vegetables!  Everyone welcomes asparagus, spinach, and pencil-thin spring onions for salads, soups and side dishes, but I love them in cheese-filled tarts and quiche. Make your own crust, use refrigerated or frozen pie crusts, prepared puff pastry, or make one…

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Mini Desserts for Every Taste

Posted on April 21, 2021 at 8:00am 0 Comments

You like cheesecake. Your mother likes carrot cake. Your son likes brownies. If you’ve ever faced a dessert dilemma — or just looking for a fresh idea for your next special occasion meal or afternoon tea — dessert in a jar is your solution. In addition to making an impressive presentation, these…

Continue

Spring Has Sprung, Helping Lemons Grab the Limelight

Posted on March 19, 2021 at 11:30am 0 Comments

The March equinox (this year Saturday, March 20, at 5:37 a.m. EDT) marks the moment the sun crosses the celestial equator, the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth's equator, from south to north. In simpler terms, it marks the official start of the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere, a…

Continue

'Eye' Candy: Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

Posted on February 21, 2021 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Ever since the early 1980s when I first discovered carrot cake, I’ve been intrigued by the many iterations the little sweetie assumes. I thought about it again recently and dug out my carrot cake “file” filled with recipes shared by friends, neighbors, and chefs — no two were…

Continue

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 9:25am on November 29, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Margaret, delighted to have you with us, and looking forward to learning more about your many Irish passions and pursuits, and, of course, your unique Irish story! Ger

At 7:06pm on January 2, 2014, Brian Nolan said…

Hey...snowing in New York and blowing in Galway...and we are both sheltering among the Wild Geese...now that's a co-incidence!! Welcome to the flock, oops, sorry, the collective term for geese, is gaggle...Brian

At 8:42am on January 3, 2014, Margaret M. Johnson said…

Always the wit! Yes, snowing like hell here so I guess I'm one up on you since you only have wind. Stay warm and dry if you can. Cheers.

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