Irish cooking tends to be a big joke here in the US, though that is quickly passing. The bad Irish food rap though, isn’t really Ireland’s fault. In reality, bad Irish food is more a symptom of poverty and repression suffered at the hands of the English. Irish people do not refer to the potato famine as a famine. Instead, they call it The Great Hunger.
…if you’re still struggling for not-too-big, not-too-small DIY gift ideas, here you go – you still have time. A nice jar of homemade chocolate ganache for a steamy cup of ready-made love for your beloved.
Red beans and Rice PDQ. If you are a real-deal Cajun cook, sorry, but also, not sorry, because this is some really tasty, wholesome, hearty hygge for a dreary winter day.
I have been thinking, even harder than usual, about the affordability of well raised food for those who need it most, the marginalized and low income. And today finds a whole new group of hard working people struggling to put food on the table. Some of us...
What can I do today, before the rush is on, to be ready for last minute gifts, kind neighborly gestures, and unexpected visits? Make recipes for rolls of unbaked refrigerator cookies, portioned into gift-sized logs, wrapped in waxed paper, and stashed in the freezer...
I would have to try really, really hard to sum up the weirdness surrounding our Thanksgiving holiday better than this essay I serendipitously found in a book about preserving seasonal harvests. All the best storylines are present: Fake News, Propaganda, Revisionist...
Some cuts of beef just are never going to be Ruth's Chris caliber. But that doesn't mean they aren't good, they are just something else. A disappointing, tough, lean Delmonico makes a damn fine Chicken Fried Steak, or pepper steak. Ditching the supermarket has...
So tender, a little tangy, with a very gentle spice, this is one of the laziest meals ever, and everyone loves it!
Mmm. The perfect summer strawberry captured warm from the garden, and straight into your cocktail. Check out this DIY project to make a special liquor you can’t buy at the store.
A spin off that classic rural family favorite, ham loaf, Oinkers are made from unseasoned ground pork mixed with ground smoked & cured ham – but less sweet, lighter and more modern.
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