Beef · dinner · St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner: Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

This is St. Patrick’s Day dinner kicked up a notch.  I usually use a big pot with a lid on the stove top, but this time, I cooked my corned beef in a dutch oven- I am strongly anti-crock pot when it comes to meat  (I swear I can taste the crock-pot) but the biggest… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Dinner: Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

Biscuits / Muffins / Scones · Breads · St. Patrick's Day

Traditional Irish Soda Bread

  All my life I’ve celebrated St. Patrick’s Day hard.  You know, lots of green flair, corned beef and cabbage dinners, Irish soda bread, green beer, and legit pinching of people who have the audacity not to wear green on the day of my people.  Green eyes do not count, ya’ll! I know! I have… Continue reading Traditional Irish Soda Bread

cookies · Desserts · St. Patrick's Day

St. Patricks Day Cookies

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig, or, Happy St. Patricks Day (almost) to you all.  The holiday of my people.  My husband will tell you I’m not Irish enough to call myself Irish, but I say ’tis a mere technicality. My family is as Irish as you can get without actually being born there.  My great grandmother… Continue reading St. Patricks Day Cookies

cookies · St. Patrick's Day

Leprechaun Catching Cookies

My daughter and I are trying to catch a leprechaun. We have carefully constructed a leprechaun trap… We’ve studied all there is to know about them…. And we’ve made these delicious leprechaun catching (read: green oatmeal peanut butter cookies) to entice them into our trap. I am forever seeing St. Patrick’s Day cookies on Pinterest,… Continue reading Leprechaun Catching Cookies