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Tag Archives: St. Patrick’s Day recipes
Ready for another minty recipe? In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and my new novella, Struck by Shillelagh, I’ve been posting some minty recipes. Do you have a favorite? This is from my 1976 Cookie Jar cookbook. Lots of favorite, … Continue reading
Molly MacRae joins the minty celebration this month with this very interesting concoction…-Amy This dessert doesn’t start out minty, but the recipe calls for “flavoring” and leaves the choice of that flavor up to us. So let’s join Amy’s minty … Continue reading
From one of my favorite cookbook series, the Southern Heritage Southern Living titles, these lime chiffon tarts are the first of several green foods I’ll blog about in the next two weeks before St. Patrick’s Day. Readers to this blog … Continue reading
Here is a blog post I put up on 3/13/2009 for St. Patrick’s Day. I still love the photo with those pipes among the potatoes: This photo is from the 1959 Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cookbook for St. Patrick’s … Continue reading
Here is a post I first ran on 3/10/2010 about Irish Soda Bread. My Grandma Curtin made it from scratch, but did not leave us a recipe! This cookbook always makes me laugh though at the three menus for St. … Continue reading
For the big green holiday this week, St. Patrick’s Day, I pulled out my Mom’s recipe box. She is still alive, thank God, but I have taken her recipes. Ha! This was actually a recipe from a neighbor that my … Continue reading
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! It’s the high green holiday for my family, and this year we are hosting the dinner. I already made my Lime Ribbon Delight and the Mushy Cookie Puddings, dyed green. I’ll take photos as there’s a … Continue reading