St Patrick’s Day

A Grown-up Shamrock Shake

Ingredients: for the milkshake: 1 1/2 oz Branca Menta 2/3 cup double chocolate gelato 1/2 cup milk to make the syrup: 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon Brancamenta to serve: whipped cream Directions: To make the syrup: Bring water and sugar to a […]

Irish Potato Candy

Ingredients: 2 cups unsweetened, finely shredded coconut (sometimes labeled as “desiccated coconut”) 2 cups confectioner’s sugar pinch salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste 1/4 cup PLUS 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup ground cinnamon (I used Saigon cinnamon*) 1/4 cup cocoa powder Directions: In a large bowl, mix together the […]

Corned Beef Stuffed Cabbage

Ingredients: 1 very large head of cabbage 1 1/2 cups vegetable, chicken or beef stock 1 1/2 tablespoons grainy deli-style mustard for the filling: 1 cup vegetable, chicken or beef stock 1/2 cup kasha (buckwheat groats) 1 large onion, chopped 1 egg, beaten sea salt freshly ground black pepper 2 […]

Corned Beef and Baby Cabbage Hash

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups cooked diced potatoes 2 cups diced corned beef 2 cups quartered Brussels sprouts 1 onion, diced sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Melt the butter in a large skillet. Saute the onion and Brussels sprouts until the onion is soft and translucent. Add the corned […]

Corned Beef and Cabbage Bao

Ingredients: dough: 2 cups flour 1/2 cup warm milk 1/3 cup warm water 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 oz active dry yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt Filling: 2 cups cubed corned beef 2 cups thinly sliced parboiled cabbage 1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds 1 tablespoon butter 1 shallot, minced 2 tablespoons superfine flour […]

Corned Beef and Cabbage Quesadillas

Ingredients: 1/2 lb leftover corned beef, cut into batons 1/2 cup leftover cabbage, sliced into 1/4 inch wide strips 1/2 cup leftover potatoes, sliced thinly deli style mustard shredded Irish cheddar 2 flour tortillas Directions: Heat a pan large enough for a large tortilla to lay flat. Place one tortilla […]