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St. Patrick’s Day

How to Build a Leprechaun Trap

Also Read: 13 Ways to Create Leprechaun Mischief in Your Home God knows we could all use a fun distraction from the “C” word today. My kids told me before the “C” chaos that they wanted to build a leprechaun trap. So, we’re going to do out best to capture of the little green guy. […]

13 Ways to Create a Little Leprechaun Mischief

by Karen Latimer and Heather Zachariah Also read: Is Guinness Really Good for You? In the midst of the CV chaos, we almost forgot that tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day. We all need a disctraction; mischevious little leprechaun is just what the doctor ordered. Basically, the leprechaun is the “elf on the shelf” of March. Thankfully, it […]

13 Ideas for Leprechaun Mischief

Also read: Is Guinness Really Good for You? The leprechaun is the elf on the shelf of March. Thankfully, it is only one day — though I’m sure some entrepreneurial parent is going to find a way to make us pay good money for a tradition we never wanted to start in the first place. […]

Traditional Buttery, Creamy Colcannon

What is Colcannon? It’s a creamy, buttery traditional Irish side made with mashed potatoe and cabbage that tastes killer with a plate of corned beef. Ingredients 3 lb potatoes 2 sticks butter (yes, 2) 1 1/4 cups warm milk Freshly ground black pepper 1 head cabbage, cored and finely shredded 1 lb cooked bacon chopped into small pieces 4 scallions […]

Our 20+ Favorite Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

Here are some of our favorite recipes for St. Patty’s Day from Corned Beef and Cabbage to Desserts and Cocktails…We’ve Got You Covered! Shepherd’s Pie with Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Tender Vegetables.   Slow-Cooked Corned Beef & Cabbage   Smooth and Creamy Irish Rarebit with Tomatoes   Inside-Out Corned Beef & Cabbage Rolls  Good Ole’ […]

Nana’s Irish Soda Bread

This is my favorite Irish soda bread. My mother-in-law makes this every St. Patrick’s day and it was passed down to her from her mother, who lived in Wexford, Ireland. I like it much more than the sweet white bread version.

Irish Bangers and Colcannon with Guinness Onion Gravy

A sweet and savory dish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your family. Another selection found worthy of sharing from Closet Cooking…Colcannon is is traditionally made from mashed potatoes and kale (or cabbage), with milk (or cream) and butter. In this version, bacon and green are added boosting both texture and flavor. Bangers are Irish or English pork sausages usually served over […]

St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Brunch Or Breakfast

Why not switch it up this year and do a St. Patty's day brunch/breakfast? It's the perfect opportunity to create a colorful brunch for your family. A breakfast full of shamrocks, rainbows and leprechauns.

Irish Blessings

The Irish have a long love affair with the spoken and written word. Think of all the wonderful writers who have hailed from this somewhat small island: Oscar Wilde, James Joyce and W.B Yeats. I’ve heard and grown to love these Irish blessings at weddings, birthdays, farewells and funerals over the years. I can still hear […]

How Irish Are You? Take the Quiz!

Over 34 million Americans claim Irish ancestry! And on St. Patrick’s Day, it seems everyone is Irish. So, just how Irish are you? Here’s a quiz to find out.  “How Irish Are You?” Want to REALLY know how Irish you are? Take the test. Our Favorite Irish Recipes: From Corned Beef & Cabbage to Colcannon A Wilde Oscar […]

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