Category Archives: Fridays

St. Patrick’s Day, Part 5

After giving it some serious thought, I decided to break away from my planned post today and instead do another set of recipes, this time for a “Full Breakfast” or “Full Irish Breakfast” along with suggestions of how to do … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day, part 4

It’s recipe Friday again today and for today’s post, I want to share with you the recipes I use for my St. Patrick’s Day meal for my own family, the infamous Corned Beef and cabbage and then Irish Soda Bread. … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day, Part 2

This should have gone up yesterday for my usual recipe Friday and also just my usual blogging day but somehow this week has deteriorated.  I’ll still do the drawing right after this posts and let whoever won the stickers know. … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day: Part 1

Okay, I admit it!  I’m giving in to temptation.  I tried and tried to wait until next week so that I could legitimately say we only had a month to St. Patrick’s Day, but finally it just got to be … Continue reading

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Garlic and Herb Dublin Bay Prawns

It’s Friday again and that means another recipe.  I was thinking about  posting something different today, and I decided to head into the realm of seafood.  Being that Ireland is an island, I am sure you are not bowled over … Continue reading

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Irish Culture Part 1: Step dancing

Today I wanted to share a bit of Irish dancing to give you a hint of  Irish culture.  My daughter has done Irish step dancing for seven years and  I thought it would be fun share with you some various … Continue reading

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Recipe for Dublin Coddle

It’s recipe Friday again, hooray!  I love finding interesting recipes to share with you and I hope that you enjoy reading about and/or making wonderful food from Ireland.  Apparently, this recipe is particularly popular in Dublin, hence the name.   … Continue reading

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Ireland: Water, Water Everywhere

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I realized that it’s been a while since I posted any pictures from our last trip to Ireland and felt bad that it had been so long and wanted to rectify that as soon as I could.   In looking … Continue reading

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Recipe for Beef Stew with Dumplings*

I found this recipe in a quirky little cookbook we bought when we were in Ireland in 1987  called “Real Irish Cookery” by Mary Caherty.   The poor book has been scribbled on by my children and has various strange … Continue reading

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Recipe for Irish Brown Bread

I am reverting today to a simple Irish classic, that maybe isn’t quite as simple as it appears to be.  Brown bread is a staple of Irish food — everyone serves it, all the time.  It is dark, hardy, and … Continue reading

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