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A Particularly Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

We’re not Irish. But neither are most of the idiots out there today getting drunk and obnoxious, so let’s go with it. I made Irish potatoes yesterday. A lot of Irish potatoes. They’re gone now. I love Irish potatoes. Everyone else in this house loves Irish potatoes. So for today’s St. Patrick’s Day dinner I […]

Tuesdays With Dorie: Chocolate Amaretti Torte

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

No fruit! (Although I hear that almonds are closely related to peaches, but still …) I thought I was going to have to pass on this week’s TWD recipe. It’s Passover, and it’s a Passover tradition that you’re not allowed to eat anything that tastes good. Well, that’s not completely fair. There are two main […]

An Irish-ish Meal

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

I promised this post on Tuesday night, but better late than never, I suppose. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we ate Irish (or a facsimile thereof): Irish stew and soda bread (and Guinness for the oldest two male members of the household). Husband couldn’t find lamb in the city or over here, so we […]

And Again, No Tuesdays With Dorie

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

But I bring you another in what seems to be a series of ethnic holiday dishes (although this one, technically, is not my ethnicity, nor is it the ethnicity of anyone on either side of my family, or my husband’s; that’s got to make us pretty unusual.) First, if you want to read about French […]

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