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Irish Colcannon with Cabbage and Bacon

Irish Colcannon with Cabbage & Bacon Recipe #dairyfree #glutenfree #recipe Colcannon - a traditional Irish mashed potato and cabbage or kale dish get's a makeover with the addition of bacon and coconut milk instead of butter or cream. Light, hearty, smokey - a perfect fall side dish. Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free.

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Smoky Irish Eggnog

Smokey Irish Eggnog #Christmas #festive #holidays #xmas #recipe #cocktail How about eggnog instead of mulled wine to sip on while trimming the tree this year? Eggnog is a classic holiday tipple that is enjoyed by many in America during the holidays. It is essentially a sweetened dairy-based beverage traditionally made with milk or cream, sugar, and whipped eggs (which gives it a frothy texture). It can be made with or without liquor so it is perfect for both little ones and adults alike.

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Miniature Christmas Mince Tarts

Miniature #Christmas mince tarts #xmas #food #recipes Mince pies are the cornerstone of Irish holiday baking. They are what hot cross buns are to Easter. Quotidian. They are always the first smattering of Christmas spirit to hit the bakeries and markets across this fair country and the last to leave. When you see the mince pies, you know that elaborate Christmas cakes are not far behind.

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Guinness Beef Stew in Bread Bowls

To Americans, beef stew has long been a fall and winter dinner staple. To the Irish, it’s a traditional dish that has been served for hundreds of years. For both parties, it is a food that provides comfort, especially when cooler temperatures arrive.

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Oysters & Stout

Oysters & Stout The best way to enjoy the full flavor of Irish oysters is to eat them raw, served on the half shell to hold their succulent juices. Topped with fresh lemon juice or a drop of Tabasco sauce, and a cold pint of Guinness or any Irish Stout served on the side, oysters make for a wonderful simple supper.

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An Irish Hedgerow Martini

Irish Hedgerow MartiniThe process of making sloe gin in Ireland and the UK has been going strong since the 1800’s and the odd bit of Irish folklore has it that sloes should only be pricked with the thorn from the branch itself and never a metal fork, unless it is silver. A hedgerow martini is basically a combination of fruits and berries picked from the hedge, but the star of the cocktail is sloe gin (or vodka), which is poured in, and then shaken, not stirred.

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Traditional Halloween Barmbrack

Each October, Ireland welcomes the tradition of the festival of Samhain (pronounced saw-wen) which is said to hold the origins of Halloween. Samhain had three distinct elements. Firstly, it was an important fire festival, celebrated over the evening of October 31, and throughout the following day when fires would be ceremonially lit by Druids.

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Foraged Bramble Berry Tart

Delicious foraged bramble berry tart fit for the whole family. #baking #recipe #tart This is a simple fruit tart, but if you pick your hedgerow berries at just the right time, these wild berries are pure, sweet ambrosia. When you serve the pie, imagine yourself under the roof of an old thatched cottage around a table with friends and cups of tea round robin.

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Hearts of Palm Salad with Tomatoes, Avocado & Citrus Lime Dressing

A hearty salad that is both vegan and gluten-free! #vegan #glutenfree #cleaneating Vibrant and flavorful hearts of palm salad with tomatoes, avocados and citrus lime dressing make for the perfect lunch or light dinner. Packed full of vitamins, and nutrients this is the ultimate feel good meal. Both vegan and gluten-free.

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