Tag Archives: Irish

Zesty Baked Chicken {Recipe ReDux}

No time to make a healthy dinner? Do you have 30 minutes? You can make this cheap, no-fuss, zesty baked chicken in no time at all! August Recipe ReDux challenge: Back to the Dinner Table After the hustle and bustle of the holiday/vacation season, August is the time many families get ‘back to routine.’ Show …

Grandma Devlin’s Bran Raisin Muffins

Grandma Devlin’s Bran Raisin Muffins are just the perfect thing for breakfast, tea, or a snack. And with a pat of Irish butter, they are just to die for. Not to be confused with the cereal “Raisin Bran,” these muffins are made with actual bran, which is the outer-most layer of the grain. It’s generally …

Grandma Devlin’s Irish Stew

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Have you ever thought how oddly we Americans celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? In Ireland, it’s a holy day. But in the states, we celebrate by dyeing everything green, pinching each other, and by drinking green beer and Guiness. The holiday was started in the states in the 1700s by Irish immigrants, evolving …

Irish Corn Bread

I have one more recipe for you all from Grandma Devlin’s old handwritten recipe book:  Irish Corn Bread.  This recipe is different than any other corn bread I’ve eaten before.  For one thing, the recipe doesn’t use any flour or sugar.  To me, it tastes more like a cross between polenta and cornbread.  It is …

Irish Colcannon

Irish Colcannon is a traditional dish that dates back several centuries. Colcannon literally translates to “white-headed cabbage”, and is normally made with mashed potatoes and either cabbage or kale, with some regional variations. I made this dish as part of our St. Paddy’s day menu, although in Ireland it is traditionally associated with Halloween.   …

Shamrock Steak and Dumplings

Today’s post is from the hubby’s grandmother’s handwritten Irish cookbook: Shamrock Steak and Dumplings!  Since this is a slow-cooked one-pot meal, it is a simple way to enjoy a delicious meal with little effort.  Serve it with a side of Irish Soda Bread and you’re set! Shamrock Steak and Dumplings   Print Prep time 25 mins …

Irish Soda Bread

St. Paddy’s Day is coming up…it is the hubby’s favorite holiday (he is half Irish), so I like to cook something special for him. Last year I made him this Beer Braised Irish Stew and Irish Soda Bread which were both delicious.  This year I have something even better though! While we were visiting family over the …