My Irish Cream Holiday Recipe

Very popular every year! Use Irish whiskey and chocolate syrup for Irish cream. For Bourbon cream substitute Irish whiskey for bourbon and caramel topping for chocolate. Cheers!

The View from C-Level

Thanks again to SAP Radio and host Bonnie D. Graham for giving me a slot in their annual predictions show today.  If you missed the show, you can download the podcast or listen to the recording online at the Voice of America, Coffee Break with Game-changers site.

Bonnie and I enjoy Irish cream and she was intrigued by my home recipe. Truth be told, my business school friend years ago – Irish by pride and custom – gave me her recipe. What a great friend!  This is my holiday gift to all of my friends and listeners…

1 qt whipping cream (use the heavy cream, so much better)

1 qt half and half

1 can sweetened condensed milk (again, use the real stuff not the non-fat)

2 tbl Hershey chocolate syrup (Ghiradelli is good if you can find it)

1.5 cup Murphy’s (or Bushmill) Irish Whiskey

3 eggs


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Michigan Wine Industry: From Freeze to the Future

Several Michigan wineries have made comeback efforts after two profoundly poor vintages of low harvest and severe stock damage to multiple vineyards across several AVAs. The early 2017 vintages show promise, as do a number of off-varietal 2016 bottlings that suggest a certain directional influence of what we might expect in the future particularly from …