Category Archives: irish

Only 56

Steve Jobs died today. He took a fair share of my disposable income, but I never met the man. And given the sorrow that many of us on this planet face every day, one more death isn’t going to tip … Continue reading

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Seventeen Days until St Paddy’s Day

In no particular order … Short story about Guinness at The Whole Story. Bangers and Tatties from the Big Red Kitchen. And their complete Irish Feast, including Murphy’s Stout Milkshakes, here. Irish Soda Bread right here. Two other ways to … Continue reading

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Soup-a-Palooza: Irish Stew

Come join Soup-a-Palooza at TidyMom and Dine and Dish sponsored by Bush’s Beans, Hip Hostess, Pillsbury and Westminster Crackers   St Paddy’s Day is around the corner, so here’s another look at our Irish Stew. Irish Stew and Cheddar Scones … Continue reading

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Foodie quote of the week

“Irish food isn’t cuisine, it’s penance.”Dennis Leary

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Beannacht Lá Fhéile Pádraig

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh! Gotta confess … I don’t get St Patrick’s Day. I just don’t get it. First of all, St Patrick was English, which right off the bat makes him a highly unlikely candidate for Irish immortality. … Continue reading

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Spicy Black Bean Soup with Irish Soda Bread

There’s a band out there that calls itself the Afro Celt Sound System. Founded by members of the Pogues (the sometimes folk, sometimes pop, sometimes punk Celtic band), they blend Irish melodies with West African rhythms to create an always … Continue reading

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Guiness Shout-out

With St Paddy’s Day right around the corner, here’s some good advice, as if you need another reason to opt for a glass of Gaelic black gold. (Although, if you’re drinking the draught canned version, you’re supposed to drink it … Continue reading

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February means … one more month until St Paddy’s Day

So, here ya go. Irish Stew with Cheddar Scone

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Spice, Spice, Baby

As a Gaelic, haolie, druid of sorts, I have to be careful with any spice that packs a whollop. My people consider a shake of black pepper on a boiled potato to be getting crazy with the spices. For as … Continue reading

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Irish Stew with Cheddar Scones

There aren’t very many stew days left in the year, but even if Mr Summer is breathing down Mr Winter’s neck, you can always break this one out for St Paddy’s Day, if nothing else. It takes a good hour … Continue reading

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