Belgian Spice Cookies or Speculoos are amazingly crispy, crunchy and delicious. I think that the first time that I had these cookies, also called Biscoff was on a Delta flight. Since then, I’ve tried my hand at duplicating the not-too sweet spicy taste and crunchy honeycomb-type structure with disappointing results. That is, until now!
English Piccalilli sometimes referred to as English Mustard Pickle is a savory relish made from cauliflower, gherkins and pearl onions, pickled with malt vinegar, sugar and salt that is spiced with dry mustard and turmeric. It’s easy to prepare and makes an amazing accompaniment to a variety of cold and hot dishes.
Coq au Vin is a classic French dish of chicken cooked in red wine with onions, carrots, garlic, mushrooms and fresh herbs added. Traditionally, it was a way to cook tough chicken. For my version, I use skinless bone-in chicken thighs for an amazing restaurant quality dish that is elegant enough to serve at a dinner party, but…
White Queso Dip is like the queso cheese dip served at your favorite Mexican restaurant, only better. This super simple dip takes only minutes to make and and is amazingly versatile. You are going to love this super simple restaurant quality Mexican white sauce.
Ikea’s Swedish Meatballs are legendary. Up until a few days ago, the recipe was a carefully guarded secret. However, like several other organizations responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ikea released the recipe for its iconic meatballs so that fans could enjoy them at home. I tried my hand at making the Swedish Meatballs. Here’s what…
Irish Pots de Crème are the ultimate in simplicity and luxurious chocolate taste. They take less than 5 minutes to put together, with the blender doing most of the work. They are the prefect ending to a perfect St. Patrick’s Day feast.
Corned beef and cabbage is traditional fare for St. Patrick’s Day. For a nontraditional twist, I made Sous Vide Corned Beef with Irish Fried Cabbage. The corned beef was, moist, flavorful, and fork tender. The cabbage was brimming with flavor.
The Irish are famous for their potato dishes. These incredible Irish Stacked Potato Bites are no exception. They’re easy to make, and perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. If they’re not gobbled up out of the oven, the Stacked Potato Bites also freeze and reheat beautifully.
Dublin Coddle is a traditional Irish dish dating back to the 17th century. It consists of potatoes, onions, and sausage cooked together and garnished with bacon to create an amazing dish. It’s the perfect dish for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
Irish Pan Haggerty is a delicious twist on a classic Northumberland potato dish. Layers of potatoes, onions and Dubliner cheese are cooked together to create a spectacular dish. It’s easy to make and will definitely wow those at your St. Patrick’s Day gathering.
What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with Irish Boxty with smoked salmon? Boxty is a traditional Irish pancake. It is often made with a combination of mashed potatoes and raw grated potatoes mixed with flour, milk, and egg.
Cottage Pie is one-dish wonder that is the ultimate in comfort food. This traditional Irish dish can easily be made ahead of time and reheated. In fact, I generally have several Cottage Pies in my freezer for those evenings when I just want something easy and absolutely delicious.