Irish Cream Scones, a delicious breakfast treat!

Why not make these wonderful Irish Cream Scones for a St. Patrick's Day breakfast? The scones are soft and flaky with an Irish Cream glaze. Especially good with homemade jam! Irish Cream Scones, a delicious St. Patrick's Day treat! I've been wanting to make some scones for months. So, when I found this recipe for scones using Bailey's Irish Cream on Pinterest by The Suburban Soapbox, I decided it was time to take the plunge and make them! After all . . . I need to use that Bailey's Irish Cream that I bought last week. Right? So, these Irish Cream Scones became my next new Irish Cream recipe this week. Making the Irish Cream Scones . . . These Irish Cream Scones are really simple to make. The original recipe says to mix it all in one … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Favorite Recipes!

Favorite Recipes for St. Patrick's Day! I love St. Patrick's Day! During the years I was a public school music teacher, we always did special activities on holidays, and St. Patrick's Day was no exception. Sometimes I miss the days of teaching my music students the "Irish Jig":) (I was a K-4 Music Teacher:)) So when holidays roll around, I get excited. And, since I LOVE St. Patrick's Day, I thought that others might, too! Hence, I put together this collection of some of our Favorite St. Patrick's Day Recipes. Some are "oldies", like Corned Beef and Cabbage and the Watergate Salad. Others are "newbies" . . . sort of, like Leprechaun Munch and the Irish Stew with Noodles. All of them are tried and tested by my family. I hope you find … [Read more...]

Irish Cream Brownie Cookies

These Irish Cream Brownie Cookies are perfect for St. Patrick's Day! They are full of chocolately goodness, Irish Cream and chopped pecans . . . with coffee or a glass of milk . . . divine! Irish Cream Brownie Cookies, for St. Patrick's Day! With St. Patrick's Day only a few days away, I decided to make a new cookie recipe that I found on Pinterest from Bake or Break. Last week, I bought a bottle of Bailey's Irish Cream, so I wanted to use it:) These Bailey's Irish Cream Cookies are not only "pretty as a picture", they look and taste like a fudge brownie . . . with a twist . . . the Bailey's Irish Cream liqueur. The original recipe looked easy, so I got to work making these St. Patrick's Day cookie treats! Making the Irish Cream … [Read more...]

Irish Stew with Noodles, for St. Patrick’s Day

If you like beef stew, you will want to try this Irish Stew with Noodles. The fork-tender beef is cooked in a tomato-based gravy, then served over cooked noodles. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day! Irish Stew for me and you! St. Patrick's Day is coming soon! I love This little holiday with the "wearing of the green", the leprechauns, shamrocks, and the traditional Irish foods! And let's not forget the legend of St. Patrick as well as the true story of his life. We all remember the story of St. Patrick banish all the snakes out of Ireland. Right? Well that is a legend. But did you know he was an ordained priest who went to Ireland to share Christianity with the Irish people? Lots of good things to share about St. Patrick and St. Patrick's … [Read more...]

Baked Spinach Dip, a Green appetizer!

If you are looking for a delicious appetizer, this Baked Spinach Dip is truly one to consider. It is a family favorite! Plus, make it for St. Patrick's Day . . . GREEN! Baked Spinach Dip, perfect for St. Patrick's Day! As I was pondering "green" foods for St. Patrick's Day, I ran across this Baked Spinach Dip that I made for a gathering of friends a few months ago. I thought, "Why not? After all, it is GREEN!!!" While Spinach Dip is most likely NOT an Irish dish, it does fit into the "green" category. And, with Easter coming up, you might consider it as an appetizer for that holiday as well. It is one of our family favorite dips. Baked Spinach Dip and Benjamin . . . My grandson, Benjamin, came over the afternoon I made this Spinach … [Read more...]