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So…Who is My Mountain Guy?

Corned Beef Recipe

the BEST St Pats Pressure Cooker Corned Beef

Meet Steve Kudron, My Mountain Guy aka newly elected town trustee and head fudge maker at Quacker Gift Shop. Steve (MMG) has many hobbies and interests but one of his favorites is creative cooking. For all of this to make sense I should provide a brief primer as to the cooking and dining preferences of my beloved husband. So here it goes:
1.If 7 plus ingredient are required and savory is an outcome, the kitchen comes alive.
2. If smokin’ is the method of cooking…oh my, look out!
3. And heat (like fiery hot), just ask him about his newest creation Ghost In The Darkness Fudge (Yes, it’s dark chocolate ghost chili fudge topped with coconut for a hint of sweetness). Continue reading

The Best Pressure Cooker Corned Beef & Cabbage

Corned Beef Recipe

the BEST St Pats Pressure Cooker Corned Beef

Ah, St Patrick’s Day. Green beer, shamrock luck and a pinch or two because everyone’s Irish for a day.  With my new Power Pressure Cooker XL, I wanted to make a quick, authentic St Patty’s day Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner. I searched high and low for a quick, easy pressure cooked St Patty’s Day dinner.  There was a lot of disagreement, so I took the best ideas and came up with a perfectly cooked meal.  Our Power Pressure Cooker XL did the job easy peasy. Tender Corned Beef, Tasty Beer Braised Cabbage, tender Red Potatoes and Carrots round it all out. We added a pint of Guinness for the perfect St. Patrick’s Day feast! Continue reading