The ingredients used for this distinctive canapé provide a wonderful blend of flavors that make this appetizer so irresistible. The moist soda bread, filled with raisins and caraway, perfectly complements the flavors of the chive and onion cream cheese topping and the smoky salmon sprinkled with dill.
Colcannon, a traditional Irish potato dish, can be made with either kale or cabbage. Kale is more colorful; cabbage may be more readily available. Either is very tasty. Colcannon makes a good "encore" use for left-over mashed potatoes.
A meal perfect for St. Patrick's Day. You don't have to be Irish to make this corned beef! The slow cooker helps along with a little Guinness. The cabbage, potatoes and carrots are delicious when cooked in the beer and juices from the brisket.
This savory appetizer recipe features all of the tasty ingredients used for the full-size Reuben sandwich. Serve them as a distinctive hors d’ oeuvre or appetizer at your next party or gathering and watch them disappear.
The alcoholic beverages that have become synonymous with Ireland are Irish whiskey, dry stout, ale, wine geese, and Irish cream. Among the non-alcoholic beverages that are Irish favorites, tea is perhaps the most popular; in fact, the Irish consume more tea per capita than any other nation.
Many of the customs and beliefs associated with St. Patrick's Day originated in countries other than Ireland, especially the United States. Many of the traditions connected with St. Patrick's Day celebrations in the U.S. are associated with either Irish-American folklore or with consumer marketing. This extends to some of the most popular St. Patrick's Day recipes, such as corned beef and cabbage, which originated in the U.S. and have no association with the traditional Irish recipes served on that day.