a bit o’ Irish!

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and I wanted a new dessert to celebrate the wearing’ o’ the green. I muddled around green, and Irish, decided to go with Irish … whisky! Everyone likes ice cream, yes, indeed … Continue reading

cooking with Guinness

Ahh, the wearing’ o’ the green is upon us, and I am always intrigued with making a dish or two with a bit of Guinness! Why cook with beer? Because it is a unique ingredient. Its carbonation will make for … Continue reading

broccoli, cheese & Guinness soup

The Guinness in this soup adds a wonderful richness, with just a slight, yeasty, bitter edge.  broccoli, cheese & Guinness soup 12 ounces Irish Cheddar, grated 1 tablespoon Wondra flour 2 cup broccoli flowerets, steamed 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 medium … Continue reading

Guinness beef stew

Guinness beef stew 4 pounds beef round, cut into 1-1/2 inch chunks vegetable oil 8 sliced onions 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 2 stalks celery, in thick slices 4 medium potatoes, in 1-inch pieces 2 medium carrots, in thick slices salt and … Continue reading