Irish American Mom’s Top Ten Recipes

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, I thought why not review my recipes to see which ones are most popular with readers. And so I’ve come up with my Top Ten Recipes of all time. Believe it or not, all of the most viewed recipes on my site are Irish recipes. Well, I […]

Introducing Gaelic Girl Bread Mixes Plus A Little Christmas Giveaway

Irish breads, especially soda breads and scones, are enjoyed every day by Irish people. I think tourists to Ireland are often pleasantly surprised by the natural, wholesome goodness of Irish brown bread.  Irish breads have a unique taste that is difficult to replicate using American ingredients. But this problem has been solved by Sandra Sheerin, […]

Shortbread or Petticoat Tails

Shortbread is originally from Scotland, but like many tasty Gaelic treats, Irish people have shared a love of shortbread with their Scottish neighbors for centuries. And the best shortbread in the world is baked with creamy butter made from grass fed cows such as Irish Kerrygold butter. Shortbread biscuits are simple at first glance – […]

Carrot And Parsnip Mash

Mashed carrots and parsnips were a frequent dinnertime side in our house when I was a little girl.  And let me confess, I hated the mixture.  But no matter how much I begged my Mom to spare me this weekly “treat”, these root vegetables regularly appeared alongside my roast chicken and potatoes. “Just one bite!” […]

Parsnip and Apple Soup

Parsnips and apples, with a hint of curry, compliment each other perfectly in this creamy soup. The pairing of parsnips with apples intensifies their sweetness, with an added underlying warmth from the curry powder, making this soup truly satisfying. I love curry flavor, like many Irish people.  A teaspoon of mild curry powder, a hint […]