Tag Archives: Irish

Colcannon

An interesting thing about the traditional American St. Patrick’s Day meal of corned beef and cabbage is that corned beef is not a traditional Irish food at all.  When they could get it the Irish ate bacon with their cabbage, beef … Continue reading

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The Bogeyman

The Irish food board, Bord Bia, is an organization that I follow on Facebook because of their fabulous recipes using homegrown Irish ingredients.  I have duplicated many of their recipes and they have always been good, a la Conor Bofin. … Continue reading

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I Promise Not to Eat Her

My new puppy :)  I haven’t picked her up yet or named her.  I want to wait for 3 months when she has more confidence.  In these pictures she’s only 1 month 3 weeks.  She’s an Irish Terrier.  

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Irish Pork Pot Roast

I have lots of photos on my camera and can’t seem to catch up.  I guess I’ll begin at the beginning, before I left Stuttgart. This pot roast is a pretty good recipe inspired by the new cookbook my husband bought for … Continue reading

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Plat d’Etain: Bruno Has the “Irish” In

The French always surprise me with their intense enthusiasm for vacations and hobbies.  I once saw a group of French country western dancers performing on the promenade, boots, hats and all. They were good! Last night Bruno of the Plat d’Etain … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard with Walnut Oregano Dressing

On this last visit to France, I loaded up the cooler with good quality magret duck breasts. In addition, I stopped by Jean Louis’ stall and threw in some superior quality duck breasts from his farm.  A little more expensive, … Continue reading

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Wake Me Up!

I was seriously dragging this morning; not wanting to get up or, for that matter, to stay in bed.  Thank God Chantal called me from Sens.  Her husband Antonio is having a birthday celebration on October 5th and wanted to … Continue reading

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