Did you know there is a song about a traditional Irish potato dish? It is a sweet, nostalgic ballad by Mary Black titled, Colcannon.Continue Reading
A traditional Irish side dish, colcannon is a filling and delicious combination of potatoes, cabbage and bacon. Great anytime but so perfect with dinner each St Patrick’s Day.Continue Reading
It’s that time of year when green becomes the most popular color and little Leprechauns get excited about St. Patrick’s Day. Frozen Minty Mousse Pie in a chocolate graham cracker crust and layered with ice cream, chocolaty mousse and topped with whipped cream makes dessert magical!
A number of years ago, Sweet Kathleen @ hosted her third annual, St. Patrick’s Day Blog Crawl linking lots of great St. Patrick’s Day posts. I shared recipes for Buttery Shamrock cookies, Shamrock milkshake, minty ice cream sandwiches, Irish soda bread and a Crochet Shamrock Garland.
Similar to McDonald’s Shamrock Shake, this Shamrock milkshake version is not as thick, lighter in texture and flavor intensity. It is very refreshing and enjoyable and you won’t have to suck with all you might to get some through the straw to enjoy this minty St Patrick’s Day beverage.
What would St Patrick’s Day be without a traditional loaf of Irish Soda bread. And today is a good reason to bake up a loaf even if you aren’t Irish. It is just perfect with a cup of tea and yet hearty enough to serve along side a meaty entrée.