How to Brine Corned Beef and Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe

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. So, not only will this easy stovetop recipe tell you how to brine your own corned beef, it will also deliver the very best Corned Beef and Cabbage recipe I’ve […]


Loaded Baked Potato Leek Soup with Bacon

    Loaded Baked Potato Leek Soup with Bacon can bring any hungry tummy, and soul,  good cheer. But what about good luck? Have you ever heard this traditional St. Patrick’s Day phrase? “The Luck of the Irish”. It hit me this morning as I was planning this post, that we Irish, as a people, […]


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 […]