• Recipes,  St. Patrick's Day

    Irish Soda Bread

    Irish Soda Bread It has been called a “poor mans” bread, mainly because Ireland was a very poor country back in the 1800’s, which is when this bread is from. Traditional Irish Soda Bread actually only has 4 ingredients, flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk. The baking soda was used for the leavening agent and the sour milk to bring it all together. These days, we have incorporated other things like eggs, butter, sugar and fruit. The one thing that everyone has kept the same it seems is the cross that is cut in the top before baking. This was done because it was thought to ward off the devil and…

  • Traditional St. Patricks Day Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner recipe for the slow cooker / crock pot. #cornedbeef #crockpotrecipes
    Entrees,  Holidays,  Recipes,  St. Patrick's Day

    Crock Pot Corned Beef And Cabbage

    Crock Pot Corned Beef And Cabbage This recipe is so good and so easy, you will be making it often, instead of just for St. Patrick’s Day. Corned Beef and Cabbage is the classic dish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Perfectly cooked in a crock pot, this classic “Irish American” meal is easy to prepare and the flavors are out of this world. Everyone who tries this delicious combination of flavors will surely love it and want to make it a staple in their springtime recipes. I’m not sure if y’all know this, but Corned Beef and Cabbage as we know it, is NOT an Irish thing. I know that…

  • Humor,  St. Patrick's Day

    A Little Irish Humor

    We can all enjoy a little Irish humor! Walking into the pub… Patick said to the bartender, “Pour me astiff one, Sean. I just had another tiff with the little woman.” “Oh yeah,” said Sean. “And how did this one end?” “Well I’ll tell ya now when it was over,” Patick replied, “herself came to me on her hands and knees, she did.” “You don’t say? Now that`s a switch! What did she say?” She said, “Come out from under that bed, you gutless weasel A ventriloquist is telling Irish jokes in Davy Byrne’s pub in Grafton Street, Dublin, when, O’Leary, an irate Irishman stands up shouting, ‘You’re making out we’re…