If you are looking for a simple crunchy cookie with a heavenly caramel taste, have I got a cookie for you: Irish Oatmeal Lace Cookies. For this month's Fill the Cookie Jar post the theme was Irish or Green. I choose these simple cookies because I'd just posted about the Lemon Basil Shortbread cookies a… Continue reading Irish Oatmeal Lace Cookies are a Crunchy Caramelly Delight
Today is Irish Coffee Day, and for many of you in frigid temperatures I am sure some spiked creamy coffee sounds pretty tasty right about now. I came over to the site a few hours ago so I could share our recipe on social media (you are following us aren't you?). Oopsy! I quickly realized that… Continue reading Traditional Irish Coffee
Last year I read about baking a corned beef brisket instead of the traditional method for boiling it, and I was intrigued. I picked up two on sale at the store yesterday and decided to try the baking method for dinner last night so I could be sure to get this blog written before St… Continue reading Baked Corned Beef and Colcannon
When my dad was a boy he tried some Irish Soda Bread at the neighbor's house and liked it so much that he copied the recipe and brought it home to ask his mother to make it. We've pretty much been making it every year since then. Here's the original recipe in his 10 year… Continue reading Irish Soda Bread
You do know corned beef and cabbage isn't really what the Irish eat on St. Patrick's Day, right? Nor do they dump green food coloring in everything from icing to beer. That is an American phenomena. Not that I won't pick up a corned beef this week when they are on sale but if you… Continue reading Hearty and Satisfying Beef Stew with Guinness
How many of us have vivid memories of certain dishes our mothers (aunts, grandmothers, etc.) made while we were growing up? And how many of us assume they will always be around and able to make those special dishes for us when we want them? If that is the case, and you still have the… Continue reading Just like Mama used to make.