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...]

Easy Strawberry Pie for Pi(e) Day!

Happy Pi(e) Day! I shared this pie last year, and, since strawberries will soon be in season, I'm sharing it again! It’s a wonderful pie for spring. Celebrate Pi(e) Day with an Easy Strawberry Pie! Easy Strawberry Pie is a great pie for Pi(e) Day, which is celebrated every year on March 14th. And, bloggers everywhere will be posting their favorite pies for you to try. I decided to post this pie, which is a variation of Mama's Fresh Strawberry Pie, but easier. Because of the mild winter, fresh strawberries are already available here. But, even if they aren't in your area, you can always buy fresh strawberries at your local grocery store. Last week, I decided to adapt Mama's Fresh Strawberry Pie recipe, using a jello filling instead of … [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...]

Bailey’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Bailey's Chocolate Chip Cookies are not your average cookie. They are puffy, but soft with a hint of Bailey's Irish Cream and chocolate chips. They are our new favorite chocolate chip cookies. Bake them for St. Patrick's Day, or any day. Bailey's Chocolate Chip Cookies, a new favorite! In my search for different St. Patrick's Day recipes, I ran across a chocolate chip cookie using Bailey's Irish Cream on Tutti Dolci's Pinterest page. Since I had some Bailey's in my refrigerator (left from last March, but unopened), I decided to give them a try. And, I can tell you, these Bailey's Chocolate Chip Cookies are not your average-run-of-the-mill cookies. They are puffy and soft with a hint of the Bailey's Irish Cream, and lots of … [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...]