We were four days into our our Ireland adventure and heading east to spend a day in Dublin (Baile Áth Cliath.) I had a wonderful potato soup at a local pub, and created the Creamy Irish Potato Soup recipe below for you! This post may contain affiliate links. After exploring the island of Inishmore, the […]
Seasoned and browned, cubes of winter rutabaga are quite tasty when cooked up like home fries! Sturdy, humble rutabagas! As part of my quest to learn more about the root vegetables that are abundant in winter at local markets and from community farm shares, I grabbed a few rutabagas… but what to do with them […]
Carrots fresh from the farmer’s market are roasted and blended to fill this savory tart! I’m drawn to the unique and new-to-me edible offerings at the various stands at a farmer’s market: baked treats, sauces and jams, rustic breads and of course, the veggies. This post may contain affiliate links. I was not familiar with […]
A flaky pie shell holds a rich filling of leeks, potatoes and cream! This post may contain affiliate links. Warning: this pie is leeky. When I created this recipe a few years ago it was shortly after a family movie night to watch Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. The best thing about that […]
A beautifully simple and satisfying tart! This post may contain affiliate links. This is a classic French dish, the Quiche Lorraine. Julia Child shared a recipe for Quiche Lorraine in her timeless Mastering the Art of French Cooking, vol. 1. A classic quiche is simply a custard of eggs and cream in a pastry shell, […]
This make-ahead breakfast casserole is loaded with savory sausage and peppers, and with plenty of melty Pepper Jack cheese. A delicious, savory breakfast!
A tantalizing and sweet breakfast or dessert treat! Are you a fan of bread puddings? I confess that I did not count myself as one of those fans until very recently. (When I tested and created this recipe, to be precise!) The bread puddings I’ve tried in the past have been too sodden. I know […]
These muffins are loaded with sweet banana flavor and scrumptious chunks of chocolate. What a breakfast!
This edition for Six Of One the focus is Six Ways With Cherries! And this recipe is for a Cherry Chocolate Coffee Cake. I find that making coffee cakes, quick breads or muffins (like Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins) is extremely satisfying. They are not complicated, and the batters come together quickly. The somewhat long bake time is […]
Our next stop in Ireland? County Kerry for a B&B in Castlemaine (Caisleán na Mainge) and sights in Dingle (Daingean Uí Chúis). (Including holding a baby lamb!) And my recipe for you here is an Irresistible Apple Blackberry Crumble. This post may contain affiliate links. After driving all evening from Dublin we arrived pretty late […]
We discovered Brown Bread on our trip to Ireland and had it everywhere we stopped. Now that we’re home and missing those hearty slices, it’s time to make some brown bread in my own kitchen. This post may contain affiliate links. In my Delectable Destinations posts about my trip to Ireland with my mother and […]
A sweet and delicious fig cake with an annual celebration! *This post may contain affiliate links. Our family loves to vacation in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Ocracoke Island is at the southern end of the Banks and fig trees are abundant there. It was such a pleasure to learn about their beloved fig […]