What’s Cooking for St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick’s Day meals are usually filled with traditional Irish favorites, but… you may be surprised, as I was, to learn that the traditional dish of Corned Beef and Cabbage, loved by so many on Saint Patrick’s Day, actually originated in New York City and not Ireland!

Here’s the recipe for Corned Beef and Cabbage. You will learn more about the history while you make this delicious easy-to-make St. Patrick’s Day meal.

Mardi Gras 

We cannot skip over Mardi Gras, coming up on March 5, 2019, you might be the one selected to make the King Cake this year.

Hundreds of thousands of King Cakes are eaten during Mardi Gras each year in New Orleans, Louisiana.  In fact, a Mardi Gras party would not be authentic without the traditional King Cake as the center of the party.  Learn how to make the King Cake for Mardi Gras.


Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe

Stove Top – Slow Cooker – Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions   My family and I look forward to enjoying corned beef and cabbage dinner as part of celebrating Saint … Continued

Guinness Beef Stew

Guinness Beef Stew History and Recipe

Stove Top – Slow Cooker – Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions Most every pub you visit in Ireland will offer Guinness Beef Stew on the menu.  Stewing the beef in … Continued

Afternoon Tea

 TEA TRAVELS™ Afternoon Tea Articles and Recipes By Tea Expert Ellen Easton 

A wealth of traditions, etiquette, protocols, menus, and recipes for afternoon tea.

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