TIP OF THE DAY: Ploughman’s Lunch For St. Patrick’s Day

[1] The Ploughman’s Lunch, a staple lunch in Britain for centuries (photo courtesy Taste | Australia. [2] Have an Irish beer with your lunch (photo courtesy Murphy’s Irish Stout).   For St. Patrick’s Day, how about a Ploughman’s lunch? You can bring it to work or dig in at home. Pronounced “plow man,” Ploughman’s, as…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Green Tahini Dip & Sauce Recipe

[1] Use this dip with crudités. It’s very nutritious, and so much better for you than dips made with mayonnaise and sour cream (both photos courtesy Seed And Mill). [2] For a more sophisticated take on crudités, use green and red endive leaves.   How about a green dip and sauce for St. Patrick’s Day?…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Irish Lamb Stew For St. Patrick’s Day

[1] Irish lamb stew, made with pearled barley. [2] A pint of Guinness, once the world’s top-selling beer†. [3] Arthur Guinness founded the brewery in 1759. It’s the world’s oldest continuing brewery (all photos courtesy Guinness).   If you like lamb, there’s no better excuse to make lamb stew than St. Patrick’s Day. Lamb shoulder,…
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RECIPE: Corned Beef Hash Patties With Eggs

Our mom loved corned beef and cabbage, and made it year-round in addition to St. Patrick’s Day. There were corned beef sandwiches for lunch the next day, and corned beef hash for Saturday breakfasts (Sunday was always bagels and lox). But our younger brother, a fussy eater, refused to try it, claiming it looked like…
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