Category Archives: St. Patrick’s Day

(Almost) Full Irish Breakfast – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

A full Irish breakfast is just what is says – FULL!!  It consists of Irish sausage (AKA Bangers), Irish bacon rashers, eggs with Dubliner cheese, potatoes, mushrooms, tomatoes, Irish soda bread…I mean, it’s FULL!!  This breakfast just has bangers, bacon, … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Dishes to Celebrate

There is an Irish proverb that says “Laughter is brightest where food is the best.”  Well here is a collection of Irish dishes that will fill the room with laughter and fill your belly with joy!

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Shamrock Toasts

St. Patrick’s day is tomorrow! – so what can you make for a quick breakfast on a weekday that everyone will love AND that is festive?  How about A little cheese – a lot of avocado – and you can eat … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Collection

Wow – is it almost St. Patrick’s day, already??  Three more days and it’s time for all those Irish treats.  Need some recipes?  Well then, read on!  (we have six for you!)

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Top Five Posts of 2015

Well, my blog isn’t quite a year old yet, but 2015 has been pretty busy.   The first post was published on February 7, 2015.  Since then it’s been busy – slow some months and wildly crazy others! Thank you … Continue reading

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Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned beef is not a traditional Irish food – in fact, it isn’t Irish at all!!  Irish immigrants in the 1800s lived alongside other immigrants in New York and frequented Jewish delis.  Although pork was the favored meat, beef was … Continue reading

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Irish Coddle

Coddle, a potato and meat stew,  dates back to the 1700s in Ireland and is linked to the cities rather than the countryside.  Irish Catholics didn’t eat meat on Fridays, so they would prepare a potato and meat stew on … Continue reading

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Irish Potato Soup (and it’s gluten free)

I’m usually fairly modest when it comes to tooting my own horn, but ya know – This soup is pretty doggone good!!  My husband called it the best potato soup he’s ever eaten!  (and it’s so easy to make!) It’s … Continue reading

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Irish Coffee

A wonderful way to end your day – or a Sunday brunch – and just in time for St. Patty’s Day!

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Irish Colcannon

An Irish potato dish, pronounced, cul-CANnon – often used with leftover potatoes and cabbage – and just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!  Traditionally served with boiled ham – but goes great with just about anything!  

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