McMullan’s Irish Nachos

Happy St. Paddy’s Day!! I’ve actually been cooking Irish recipes all week, but the standout is these potato nachos, in the style of McMullen’s Pub, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. So there’s the name:  McMullan’s Irish Nachos. These are crispy, crunchy homemade potato chips loaded with cheese, crisped corned beef or other protein of choice,…

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20 Recipes For St. Patrick’s Day

I’m already thinking about St. Paddy’s Day, are you? I bet if you love corned beef as much as I do, you might be! I haven’t decided yet what to make for this year; maybe another cocktail or two & and Instant Pot Corned Beef? In the meantime, here are over 20 recipes for St. Patrick’s…

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Whiskey & Marmalade Glazed Corned Beef

I make the same Corned Beef & Cabbage every year. Year after year. It’s that good. But every now and then, I’m up for a bit of a change and this year was it. I made the Whiskey & Marmalade Glazed Corned Beef, adapted from the Silver Palate Book.

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Irish Pub Nachos

Ok, so they’re not Irish and they’re not really Nachos. But what Irish Pub Nachos are is ooey, gooey, cheesy potato deliciousness with the spiciness of nachos. And there’s bacon (or corned beef, if you have some) sprinkled throughout. You might call this an appetizer, but for us it was a fun meal. I apologize…

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The Best Bailey’s Frosting – That really tastes like Bailey’s is in it.

I had so much fun experimenting with Bailey’s frosting – I think I was covered with frosting by the time I was done. I seriously wanted a Bailey’s frosting that actually tasted of Bailey’s and here it is…and it has a generous full cup of Bailey’s!

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Guinness & Onion Soup with a Cheddar Crouton

I love love love French Onion Soup! It’s a beautiful thing. For St. Patrick’s day, though, I have been dying to try out one of the Guinness Onion Soups I’ve seen floating around. How could I resist, really? Caramelized onions, toasty melty cheese!

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Tanya’s Famous Hashbrown Omelette

First, I have to tell you the story about how I found the Hashbrown Omelette, or if you’d like to call it, the omelette of awesome deliciousness. This omelette is a layer of beautifully cooked hashbrowned potatoes topped by a thin layer of egg, cheese, ooey and gooey, & a filling of your choice. Then, the…

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Reuben Potstickers (Gyoza) with a Cheesy Sriracha Dipping Sauce

First of all, no need for congratulations; I’m not pregnant! If I were, I’d have ice-cream with this. 🙂 I’ll admit, though, this is a decidedly different combination of ingredients, perhaps a bit odd, and it might just cause cravings! Flavorful corned beef, tart sauerkraut, sweet pickle and a touch of cheese all tucked into a…

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Connemara Soup with Bacon or Corned Beef

This is an adaptation of Connemara Soup from the Simon Pearce Restaurant in Vermont. A rich tomato soup flavored with bacon (or as I did today, Corned Beef) and brimming with tomato, potatoes and healthy cabbage. If you’ve made a Corned Beef Dinner, a little left over Corned Beef and the vegetables can be diced…

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My Mom’s Smoky Salmon Spread

Way back in the day when my parents threw the occasional party, this little spread would be made. I still remember the sweet little silver plated bowl Mom put this in. It was one of our dog’s trophies. Yep. There was a little engraving on the bottom!

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Ballymaloe’s Irish Soda Bread . $1.00

For years I’ve made Ballymaloe’s Brown Soda Bread, and we’ve always liked it, but this year I decided to try their white for my St. Patrick’s Day dinner. I don’t know what the hold out was on my part – some nod to tradition combined with a commitment to eat more whole grains. I feel…

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Beef & Guinness Pies

This Beef & Guinness Stew is a wondrous thing – a rich, heady stew that rides the fine line between the richness of the gravy and slight bitterness of the Guinness; a stew that balances so closely neither sweet or bitter is detected; instead all melds into one glorious and delicious concoction. Even better, it’s topped…

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