Holiday-St.Paddy’s

The Mysteries of Tea ~ Irish Breakfast

:: Tea of the Week :: Irish Breakfast Irish Breakfast, much like English Breakfast, is a hearty blend of black teas from Sri Lanka and India. It’s the perfect accompaniment to a savory morning meal, or a high tea in the afternoon. On St. Patrick’s day I made a pot of Irish Breakfast tea to…

St. Patrick’s Day 2011

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Today my grandparents, Andie & Maddie came over for lunch and to celebrate the holiday… I made… Irish Soda bread Joy of Cooking Recipe HERE (I didn’t add caraway seeds to this) Cheddar Ale Soup ~ Beer Cheese Soup ~ 6 cups chicken broth 24 oz. dark beer 2 cups finely…

irish farm bread ~ barmbrack

“…I have never tasted tea like this. It is smooth, pungent, and instantly addicting…’This is from Grand Auntie’, my mother explains…’she told me if I buy the cheap tea, then I am saying that my whole life has not been worth something better. If I buy just a little, then I am saying that my…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

“A bit o’ blarney and lakes of Killarney will stir each Irish heart. For they bring back memories, bring back sweet memories, That no earthly power can part.” Hello friends! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Top o’ the mornin’ to ya…hee hee. Do you usually do something special to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Even if you’re…

Potatoes Anna

  “My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.”~Oprah Winfrey I was flipping through Julia Child’s “The French Chef Cookbook,” and came across this recipe for Potatoes Anna. I have made this dish several times, but this recipe is the best. It calls for an oven set…