St. Patrick’s Day

Grandma Devlin’s Bran Raisin Muffins

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…

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…

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…

Shamrock Steak and Dumplings

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…

Irish Soda Bread

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.…