Crispy Oven Roasted Potatoes with Herbs

Oven roasted potatoes bake up crisp on the outside, warm and soft on the inside. While super simple to make these potatoes qualify for ultimate comfort food status. In the early 2000’s the technology era was booming and Dublin was open for business. The city filled with young go-getters who shook loose the dirt of their sleepy villages eager to get degrees in computers…

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Guinness Braised Cabbage with Bacon

Guinness Braised Cabbage with Bacon

Guinness braised cabbage with thick cut bacon is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day and pairs great with potatoes! When I think about the meat I ate in Ireland the first thing that comes to mind is bacon. Not the long thin strips of bacon common in the U.S. The bacon I think of is called rashers or back bacon. This…

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shepherd's pie with Jameson Whiskey

Jameson Shepherd’s Pie

A traditional tasting shepherd’s pie with a splash of whiskey for flavor and a colorful twist! Halloween left me feeling a little ghoulish so I made you a colorful dish that is both a trick and a treat. Topped with fluffy whipped purple potatoes it looks a little creepy and kooky. The potatoes may be the color of grape powdered drink mix…

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Brown Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Pears

Jameson Brown Bread Pudding

It doesn’t take much to start me thinking about bread pudding – it is one of my favorite restaurant desserts. My very favorite bread pudding at served at an Irish restaurant in Seattle’s Pioneer Square. One ice cream topped, caramel drizzled, portion is easily enough for four. I am not very good at sharing this one, last time I should…

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Seafood Chowder on Galway Bay

Easy Irish seafood chowder recipe with tender potatoes, flaky white fish, and a variety of shellfish. A perfect recipe for busy cooks who want a taste of Galway Bay. I grew up in Seattle. Living by the coast meant I had the opportunity to sample many “best” clam chowder, fish chowder, and seafood stew recipes. Most of the time, these…

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