3 Levels of Traditional Irish Design

Since enjoying our virtual journey to Ireland, we wanted to bring the style and elegance of this welcoming country into our home.  With my 3 levels of design we will incorporate 3 elements that can give any home a feel of the Irish countryside. LEVEL 1 – The “heart of the home” is always centered […]

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Nana’s Trifle – Desert worth waiting for…

My friend Kristine Dunne Maher,  has pulled out all the stops with this Trifle from Nana. Her Nana, Maureen Molloy Dunne from County Roscommon, Ireland creates a work of art in this traditional dessert. Nana’s Trifle Ingredients: Pound cake loaf Vanilla pudding mix (not instant) 1 ½ cups Milk ½ cup Sherry Raspberry jam 1 […]

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Colcannon – An Irish Potato side dish – Week 2

Along with our Guinness Stew from last week, we need to add a side dish. This traditional one from Kristine Dunne Maher makes my mouth water! Ingredients: 4 lbs Russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 ½ inch pieces 1 ½ lb Savoy cabbage, thinly sliced 1 ¼ cups Water 1 cup Milk 1 Green […]

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A Walking Tour of Dublin – Day 2

As you recall from my last post, I will be giving you my daily itinerary of our trip to Ireland that is on permanent hold due to Covid-19. In this blog we will escape to a Botanical Garden, Kayak on the River Liffey, visit the National Gallery and have dinner at our hotel.  This is […]

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