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Putting the ROCK in Shamrock: Recipes Inspired by Ireland’s Greatest Hits

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time for all things Guinness and green. But the Irish have given us so much more than stouts and lucky leprechauns. Since the 1960s, it’s been a nation that has marched to the beat of different (and very talented) drummers. From Van Morrison to U2, the Emerald Isle has been turning out some of the world’s [...]

Thirsty Thursday: Luck of the Irish Whiskey Cocktail

This weekend is St. Patrick’s Day, so pour yourself a pint, adorn yourself in green and get lucky! Ahem, I mean … celebrate the “spirit” of the Emerald Isle! Put down your green beer and awaken your inner pub keeper by mixing up a cocktail worthy of a leprechaun’s approval. Our nod to St. Patrick [...]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day: Drink Like You’re Irish

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This year, skip the green beer (go for green cupcakes instead!) in favor of a real Irish drink. You’ll forget all about emerald-hued light beer when you taste this traditional Irish coffee. Here’s how to make it, plus recipes for cocktails featuring Irish whiskey, Guinness, Irish cream and more.

Irish Beer Picks

For years, Greg Engert has been my go-to source for all things beer-related. An English major turned professional beer director — essentially, a sommelier of beer — Greg currently presides over the extensive beer list at Washington D.C.’s Birch & Barley restaurant and the cool beer bar upstairs, Churchkey. His knowledge of beer is encyclopedic, [...]

By the Book: Sweet Reads, Right Now

My creaking, over-laden bookshelf means I need to be extra-choosey when buying cookbooks.  I always keep an eye on the James Beard Awards (the Oscars of the food world) for future favorites.

Sharing: Baker’s Secrets

Aside from constantly practicing the craft, what better way to become a better baker than engage in the swapping of secrets?  Before we pick your brain, we wanted to share a few from Rachel Allen…

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