Fire up the smoker for Easter dinner this year

Fire up the smoker for Easter dinner this year

For much of the country, Easter Sunday typically falls during a time of year when the weather outside is still pretty chilly. But this year Easter fal...

March 21st, 2021 |  


Slow roast lamb for Easter Sunday dinner

Slow roast lamb for Easter Sunday dinner

Easter Sunday dinners are a tradition in many families. Though the COVID-19 pandemic forced families to alter that tradition in 2020, and could very w...

March 14th, 2021 |  


Warm up with Irish coffee this St. Patrick’s Day

Warm up with Irish coffee this St. Patrick’s Day

Though it might not be as beloved as a pint of Guinness or as inviting as a shot of Jameson’s Irish whiskey after some cold hours spent marching...

March 7th, 2021 |  



Crusty Mac and Cheese

Crusty Mac and Cheese

Serves 4 to 61 pound elbow macaroni1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper1/2 cup chicken stock3/4 cup heavy cream1/2 tablespoon Worc...

February 21st, 2021 |  


Cheesecake makes a decadent Valentine’s Day treat

Cheesecake makes a decadent Valentine’s Day treat

A cheesecake recipe can be useful on any special occasion, and especially so on Valentine’s Day. For many people, cheesecake is not cheesecake w...

February 7th, 2021 |  


Dinner’s done quickly with savory chops

Dinner’s done quickly with savory chops

More people are cooking at home in 2020, which makes this a great time to expand your culinary repertoire with delicious meals that can feed the whole...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Potato soup makes a filling meal

Potato soup makes a filling meal

Many Irish dishes focus on simple, fresh ingredients that can be purchased close to home. Potatoes long have been a staple of Irish cooking. Brought t...

January 10th, 2021 |  


Fran’s Favorite Rolls

Fran’s Favorite Rolls

2 packages yeast½ cup warm water1 ½ cup scalded milk½ cup butter or canola oil½ cup honey2 eggs1 teaspoon salt6-7 cups all purpose...

November 29th, 2020 |  


Serve potato pancakes for holiday celebrations

Serve potato pancakes for holiday celebrations

Potato pancakes are traditionally served during Chanukah celebrations. This dish is often referred to as “latkes,” a Yiddish word that loo...

November 1st, 2020 |  


Pumpkin & Peanut Butter Dog Treats

½ cup pumpkin½ cup peanut butter2 eggs2 ½ cups whole wheat flour (can be part white flour)½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teas...

October 25th, 2020 |