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Grandma Devlin’s Irish Stew

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…

Baked Rosemary French Fries

Baked Rosemary French Fries

What’s your guilty food weakness? Mine is french fries. Not just any ol’ french fries either–the one’s from McDonalds. It’s a sentimental thing for me. Growing up, my mom and I would sometimes go through the McDonald’s drive thru, get…

Irish Colcannon

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…

Irish Potato Cakes

Irish Potato Cakes

Thanksgiving dinner at our house means homemade mashed potatoes.  Who doesn’t love mashed potatoes?  This year we invited a group of local friends over, but the guest list wasn’t finalized until late.  I knew it would be somewhere between 2…

Zucchini Potato Hashbrowns

A gopher ate my yellow squash.  Seriously, I went outside this morning to find my squash plant gnawed from the roots and my peppers sunken into the ground.  That makes two pepper plants and one squash plant that have sacrificed…