Irish Food Favorites: They're Not Just for Saint Patty's Day Anymore
The following link is to five traditional Irish recipes including Dublin Lawyer, Limerick Ham, Colcannon, Brown Scones and Irish Soda Bread.
No one is quite sure how "Dublin Lawyer" got it's name. It's an old, Irish recipe that's decadent in every way and makes a great, romantic dinner. Dublin Lawyer combines butter-sauteed lobster meat with a Jameson Irish Whiskey flambe and rich, heavy cream. The recipe serves two and is served on the half-shell.
Oh my goodness. Just yesterday I was complaining about the turn in the weather. I didn’t want summer to go, but lo and behold, today is a whopping 28°C (82°F). Melbourne’s weather is infamously erratic, but I can’t complain because it’s brought the sun out today (and tomorrow too, I hear)....more
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #783f04; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif;">Today I needed something extra. A bit of a treat. With a bit of heat and bit of sweet. Digging through my mental filing system I remembered a gem. Exactly the snap I needed...</span><br />...more
I really wanted to make some Mushroom Barley soup, but many of the recipes called for BUTTER or SOUR CREAM. Or, quite frankly, they looked a little bland. So, I decided to overhaul a highly rated recipe on allrecipes.com to make it lower in fat and dairy free. The results were outstanding, so I feel compelled to share it with the world....more
To those of you still mired in the throes of winter around the country, I bring tidings from an early spring. Here in Northern California, spring vegetables are starting to show up in our local farmer's market, and, groundhog prognostication or not, they will be showing up in local farmers' markets all over the country very soon. The season is about to change, and with that change comes a fresh crop of bright new flavors. One of the spring crops I'm always excited to see is green garlic, a young crop of garlic that looks similar to a green onion but offers a subdued version of mature garlic's flavor....more
1 lb bag frozen cooked crawfish tails (thawed)1 stick salted butter1 bell pepper chopped1 bunch green onion chopped (dark green ends reserved for garnish)1 medium yellow onion chopped1 tsp. salt1 tsp. red pepper1 T minced fresh garlic (or minced garlic in a jar is also fine)Cooked, long grain white rice (not converted) ...more
Say hello to Sydney Kramer, a newlywed and a food blogger from Queens, New York. One of Sydney's recipes went viral on StumbleUpon last year, generating 167,000 pageviews! Read on for Sydney's take on how that happened, it just might surprise you!