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Authentic Irish Stew

Comforting and satisfying Irish Stew. A trip to Ireland simply isn’t complete without a visit to a local pub for a bowl of hot Irish Stew.  You’ll find it everywhere – and it will never taste the same twice!  So it’s difficult to call something “Authentic Irish Stew.” It seems “authentic” means,...

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Homemade Golden Syrup (for Americans)

If you peruse a lot of recipe sites, you’ll probably run across an ingredient that’s unfamiliar to most Americans: “Golden Syrup.” Folks in the UK will recognize it immediately, as it’s sold in every store under the brand name “Lyle’s.” Sometimes it’s referred to as “treacle,” though real treacle is darker than...

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Easy Blackberry Crumble

Looking for a way to use up some leftover berries? Or perhaps you have some frozen berries and you need a good recipe for them. Try this Easy Blackberry Crumble. Ready in an hour, and made with ingredients you probably have on hand right now. We grow our own berries and I...

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Traditional Irish Soda Bread Recipe

“Flour, salt, baking soda, buttermilk – anything else is tea cake.” I visited Ireland a few years ago and I remember a bread baker telling me this as we toured his shop. You can find a thousand recipes for Traditional  Irish Soda Bread – the American ones really like to add raisins...

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Leftover Ham Recipe – Ham and Cheese Strata

Happy Easter!  As you sit down to your traditional Easter Sunday meal of baked ham and all the trimmings, you may be wondering what to do with the leftover ham? This is one of the easiest leftover ham casserole recipes I’ve found, and it tastes great! It’s a simple cheese strata, but...