Irish

Colcannon

March 22, 2010

A few days late for Irish cooking, I know – but my husband and I were looking for a way to use up our leftover cabbage from our traditional corned beef dinner last week and decided to experiment.  Colcannon is an Irish dish, traditionally served on Halloween, made with potatoes and cabbage or kale.  (There is even a song written about it!)  Since it […]

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Irish Scones

June 9, 2009

Sorry for the long long hiatus in between my posts – between hectic work schedules and fabulous vacations to Ireland, I’ve barely had time to do any cooking! Anyway, I have returned and am ready to blog again. After a week of fabulous Irish breakfasts, I was inspired to make some homemade scones. Every morning […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Feast

March 17, 2009

As a tribute to my Irish heritage, I decided to post some St. Patrick’s day recipes – well, they may not be Irish per se, but at least they have Guinness in them! My husband and I have been on a big Irish food kick for the past couple weeks in preparation for a big […]

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Potato Leek Soup

March 17, 2009

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Despite my Irish heritage, I have not done anything to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in recent years. Now that cooking has become a hobby, I thought it would be fun to create an Irish-inspired meal. On Sunday, my mother and I made Potato Leek Soup and Brown Irish Soda Bread for […]

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Irish Brown Soda Bread

March 17, 2009

Since soup is always better when accompanied by bread, I made Irish Brown Soda Bread using a recipe from the Boston Globe. I was amazed at how easy it was to throw together this yeast-free bread. The resulting bread was moist and flavorful – perfect with a pat of butter or a slice of tart […]

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