March 7, 2018

Mashed Potato Beef Hand Pies

Closeup of a bitten-into Mashed Potato Beef Hand Pies with others on a white platter
Move over, sweet pies! Mashed Potato Beef Hand Pies are for dinner! A beef stew, cooked in Irish stout beer, cooks quickly in the Instant Pot before combining with creamy mashed potatoes in a crusty whole wheat pie crust. Form into mini hand pies before baking and serving with a flavorful stout gravy! Perfect for St. Patrick's Day, any kind of household get together or a weeknight meal, Mashed Potato Beef Hand Pies will become a new favorite!

March 5, 2018

The Potluck: February 2018

Square collage of The Potluck: February 2018, including six images of skincare products, music, television, exercise and more.
Continuing the monthly tradition, The Speckled Palate's The Potluck: February 2018 includes two different skincare products, a binged television show, a new favorite song and more! Swing by the blog today to get a full list of the things I adored during the month of February.

March 2, 2018

Raspberry Shortcake Biscuits

Raspberry Shortcake Biscuits are displayed in a metal loaf pan while sitting on a turquoise surface and a white flour sack towel with raspberries scattered about.
Raspberry Shortcake Biscuits are the ultimate sweet baked good for both breakfast and dessert! Made-from-scratch biscuit dough is sweetened with a little sugar, freeze-dried raspberries and frozen raspberries before baking. Crunchy on the outside while oh-so-fluffy on the inside, these biscuits are so flavorful and easy to eat. Perfect for a baby shower, bridal shower or brunch, these Raspberry Shortcake Biscuits make any occasion a special one!

March 2, 2018

Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan: Week 46

Overhead shot of the colorful Honey Sriracha Chicken Rice Bowls, filled with brown rice, sweet peas and the chicken, on a white platter.
Looking for some food inspiration for next week's menu? Look no farther than the Dinner Divas weekly meal plan, a comprehensive plan that includes FIVE dinners and two extras, be they drinks, desserts, sides, etc. This eclectic meal plan, which includes relatively healthy dishes that won't take all day to cook, is meant to help busy cooks plan for the week ahead! We hope this meal plan provides great ideas and delicious dishes for your family.

February 28, 2018

Monthly Meal Plan: 31 Recipes to Make in March 2018

Looking for recipes to make this March? Look no farther than this Monthly Meal Plan, which includes 31 recipes to make this month! Featuring several St. Patrick's Day treats, weeknight dinner inspiration, salads galore, Easter brunch goodness and more, this monthly recipe list is sure to offer something for everyone!

February 26, 2018

Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Creamy Bailey’s Icing

Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Creamy Bailey's Icing on a marble platter, displayed for a party
Looking for the PERFECT boozy dessert to bring to St. Patrick's Day festivities? Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Creamy Bailey's Icing make a lovely sweet treat. The cupcakes, which call for a cup of Guinness, mix up quickly before baking. Whip up the icing next, which features Bailey's Irish Cream. Decorate with festive sprinkles and serve at any gathering. Not to worry: There's a kid-friendly icing for these Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes, too!