Colcannon (Irish Mashed Potatoes)

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This recipe will give you the basics to make colcannon – adjust amount of ingredients or add cooked bacon, ham, kale, etc. as inspired. Since not all of us are feeding a family, use the ratios below to adjust serving size. Cut cabbage stores wonderfully when wrapped.   Ingredients Potatoes Butter Milk Cabbage Onion, small (Use 2 pounds of potatoes, … Read More

Putting the Irish In the Bag

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The origin of some traditional holiday food becomes very clear when buying local, seasonal produce. Let’s take Irish St. Patrick’s Day for example. Front and center you have cabbage and potatoes, which is pretty much the only thing left in the cupboard in March in Ireland and the Northeast. There is a little known historical fact about the color green and the Irish Saint’s … Read More