Your Visit to Dublin Pubs
May30

Your Visit to Dublin Pubs

Dublin Pubs can be traditional or trendy, can serve pub grub or gastro gourmet, can hook you up with great music or a great date. This video from the Irish Independent tells you where you’ll find the craic in the fair city!

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Q & A: Irish Pubs and Etiquette
May10

Q & A: Irish Pubs and Etiquette

Oh, the allure of the Irish pub… warm, friendly, and the best tasting pint to ever touch your lips. Generally, a visit to a pub is simple and straightforward… you order yourself a drink and enjoy the craic. But our readers want to know the ins and outs of a REAL Irish pub. Here are four questions that will help put you in-the-know.   Is there a protocol in pubs when someone buys you a drink and the drinks keep coming...

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Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe
Apr13

Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe

1/2 cup Golden Raisins 1/3 cup of Irish Whiskey 8 slices White Bread 4 tbs Butter 3 cups cream, milk or half & half 4 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla 1 cup Sugar a pinch of salt 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp cinnamon   Put raisins in a cup and add enough whiskey to cover. Let soak for at least one hour. Butter a large pie pan or 9″ square baking dish. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, cream, sugar, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon. Butter one side...

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A Taste of Irish Cider
Mar07

A Taste of Irish Cider

While Guinness may prevail as Ireland’s official drink, Irish Cider offers something a little different. Sweet golden cider is made from fermented Irish apples, and depending on the brand, cider can have a similar or even higher alcohol content than beer. The fruity flavor often appeals to non-beer drinkers and the drink is particularly popular in summertime in Ireland. Bulmers Cider (called Magners outside of Ireland) is the...

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Hungry for Ireland
Dec23

Hungry for Ireland

I’m starving for some of the delicious Irish artisan food right now… And this video from Discovery Ireland just made me even more ravenous. Have a look for...

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Sampling Seafood Chowder in Ireland
Oct17

Sampling Seafood Chowder in Ireland

Creamy. Delicious. Seafood Chowder! One of the best – and most unexpected – pleasures we discovered in Ireland was Seafood Chowder. How had I not heard of the popularity of this, in all my web searches, forum readings, guidebooks? From the very first day I sampled seafood chowder in Doolin (McGann’s, which set the standard for me), I was hooked. I barely ate anything else when we dined out – always, the seafood chowder drew me in....

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