How to Brine Corned Beef and Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe

 This easy stovetop recipe explains how to brine your own corned beef. It also makes the very best Corned Beef and Cabbage recipe I’ve ever had. Kiss Me! I’m Irish! When I learned eight years ago that my ancestry was part Irish, I figured it was also time to learn how to brine corned beef. […]

Loaded Baked Potato Leek Soup with Bacon

This recipe for Loaded Baked Potato Leek Soup with Bacon is better than most recipes I’ve seen for Potato Soup, because it has LEEKS in it. Leeks are my husband’s favorite: they lend a subtle  sweet under-note to this outrageously rich, delicious, savory soup.    My Irish Root(s) Vegetable Loaded Baked Potato Leek Soup with […]

St. Paddy’s Spuds

I don’t have a good photo for potatoes, so, here’s a phreebie photo from my porch. Enjoy. Boonie Sunset: You can click to make it bigger. I’m pretty sure I promised you a recipe for potatoes to go with your corned beef on St. Patrick’s day, right?  If you’re in a hurry, and don’t have […]