Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Irish Potato Candy

 These mini potato candies actually contain no potatoes.  I found the recipe out in internetland and I believe them to be a modern confectionary.

1/4 cup butter soft
4 oz cream cheese
1 tsp coconut extract
4 cups powder sugar
2 1/2 cups shredded coconut
Powder cinnamon

Beat butter, cream cheese, and extract together till smooth.  Slowly add powdered sugar while mixing in-between.  Add coconut and blend.  Roll into mini potato shaped balls.  Roll in powdered cinnamon.  Chill and serve.

I found it helpful to chill the mixture after all the mixing and before rolling into balls.  
These things are sickly sweet and I couldn't handle eating more than 3 at a time. 
For some added fun you could put candy eyes on them turning them into wee Mr. Potato Heads!

Frito Kid St. Patrick's Party

Here is March's Frito Kid party theme....St. Patrick's Party.

Here is the spread:

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I made little green pita bread rounds and tinted the chicken salad green, then topped it with a frito chip garnish.

Lemonade "frosted" with lime sherbet.  I used a melon baller to make mini sherbet scoops.  I am not sure if that is "frosted".

And of course mini pots of gold!  Fritos chips of gold!

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Plan a Party St. Patty Plates

I picked up these vintage Hallmark party paper plates at an estate sale last summer.

 It was the first sale (of only 3) I have attended since the pandemic started.  It was being run by friends and I knew they weren't putting up with any malarkey when it came to mask enforcement so I felt fairly safe.

I certainly have no plans to ruin these plates with servings of cabbage and corned beef.  I was thinking they could be quick wall decor if I can bring myself to take them out of the wrapper.

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

National Cold Cuts Day

It's National Cold Cuts Day!  
Celebrate with a piled high sandwich of these delicacies:

These are scans of some vintage deli promotional cards I have.  I saved the best for last!

Print and turn the slice of bologna into a fridge magnet ala Sandy Passage!!!!