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Irish Lemon Pudding

This is a fantastic dessert that separates into a fluffy cake on top and a dense pudding on bottom. Irish Lemon Pudding 4 tbsp butter 1/2 cup sugar 4 eggs separated 1 cup unbleached white flour 4 large lemons zested … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Tatties

So this is what happens when you forget to buy potatoes but have a mess of sweet potatoes still around from last year’s harvest. The final result was actually very good and the sweeter flavor of the yams and molasses … Continue reading

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The Irish Flag

So we missed St. Patricks Day this year and as punishment forced ourselves to drink one of these. Then we forced ourselves to do three more. We’re still having fun trying out our new camera phone. To read a more … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: The Luck of the Irish

Because once a year we’re all part Irish, here are some great dishes to bring out your inner leprechaun. Potato Scones Baked Eggs with Black Pudding Hash Corned Beef and Cabbage Soda Bread Beef and Guinness Pie Colcannon Apple Barley … Continue reading

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Homemade Irish Cream

Once again homemade is so much better than anything on the market to buy. If you make this now it will be ready for a certain Irish holiday. This recipe makes roughly 2.75 liters so have a few empty glass … Continue reading

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Potato Scones

For a true Irish breakfast don’t forget the black pudding, rashers, bangers, tomato and toast. Cheese, fruit and sweet baked goods are just an added suggestion. Potato tatties refrigerate really well and warm up in the toaster like crumpets so … Continue reading

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Apple Cake with Custard Cream

The recipe for this fantastic cake came from The Kitchen McCabe blog. The only change I made was to add one teaspoon ground cinnamon to the sugar in the cake. Well and I used cream instead of milk, cut the … Continue reading

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Apple Barley Pudding

Some folks may remember a certain holiday just past. The one with all the heavy drinking and food. You know, President’s Day. In an attempt to discover an authentic Irish dessert to follow the standard meal of alcohol and pickled … Continue reading

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Oat Crackers

These are really easy to make and taste great. Any oatmeal will work that is not instant, but stone ground will give the best result. These taste great with pate or cheese. Oat Crackers 1 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 … Continue reading

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Peppermint Patricks

This works as a shot or as a martini. Be careful, either way, too many will bring the luck of the Irish. The measurements below are for a double shot, double to make a martini. We use St. Brendans for … Continue reading

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