St. Patrick’s Day
Sometimes a big party, sometimes just a family gathering – we always celebrate this one around the McGuire house! Over the years we have found many great Irish recipes that have become part of our traditional celebration. Do you have any Irish recipes you can share? Email me!
We make this bread at least once a month. It makes four medium size loaves. We usually eat one on the day we make it and freeze the other three. It is a perfect bread sliced in a basket for a side at the dinner table, but we also use it instead of pastry puffs and in...read more
St. Patrick’s Day at the McGuire’s —it was going to be grand! Five couples plus ourselves would gather in the dining room of our newly built home to enjoy some traditional Irish fare. It was our first real dinner party in the home that we had spent the previous year...read more
This salad is always yummy, but is especially popular in our house during the winter months when many of our favorite seasonal veggies are not available or not at their peak. It evolved from an old Irish recipe that mixed cream and mustard with a cooked egg yoke to...read more
This is by far my favorite beef stew recipe! Pictured above with Basic Bread from Starter, it is also delicious with boxty and we often serve it with our Irish Farmhouse Salad on the side. Years ago, we started making this stew by trying a variety of recipes one at a...read more
Baked potato soup with all the fixings makes a fantastic meal on a cold winter night. This recipe is also great for parties or to take to potlucks because it works well in a slow cooker on a low setting. It does not have any meat in it to get dry and the base does not...read more
These traditional Irish potato pancakes are a little firmer than other varieties because they are made with both mashed and grated potatoes. While the recipe is 100% authentic Irish, our favorite way to eat them strays a bit from tradition. We cook up some turkey...read more