[1] A bowl of oatmeal with bananas and hazelnuts (all photos © Flavahan’s). [2] Irish steel cut oats deliver a dense texture and nutty flavor. [53] Irish rolled oats are ready in 3 minutes! [4] Oatmeal raspberry bars. Recipes are available on the Flavahan’s website. [5] Overnight oats are another breakfast favorite. You can also […]

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Green beer has a reputation as cheap stuff, served in pitchers. After all, why color a good beer green? Well: Green food color is flavorless and odorless. So you can color any beer—even fine craft brews—if you want to. For some St. Patrick’s Day fun, that’s just what we’re going to have with, with our […]

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If you’re one of the many who bake bread—and many more have gotten into bread-baking during the pandemic—here’s one for your repertoire. And just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a recipe for Irish brown bread: an “everyday” Irish brown bread recipe by Fred B. Dugan for King Arthur Flour. Traditional Irish brown bread […]

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[1] Reuben pizza, a new way to celebrate National Reuben Sandwich Day (photo © DeLallo). [2] Classic Reuben sandwich (photo © J. Java | Fotolia). [3] Reuben Irish Nachos. Here’s the recipe (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [4] Reuben muffins. Here’s the recipe (photo © King Arthur Flour). [5] Hold the corned beef: a Reuben […]

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You can use whatever ingredients you like to make these St. Patrick’s Day roll-up sandwiches. These shamrock-shaped sandwiches have no corned beef: they’re turkey and Swiss cheese. But the fun is arranging the slices in the form of a shamrock, and decorating with a scallion stem and scattered diced scallions. We do recommend adding at […]

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March 13th is National Ginger Ale Day. We’ve been drinking ginger ale since early childhood—Mom gave it to us not as much as a soft drink, but as a palliative for stomach aches. It still works! In fact, ginger tea has been brewed for centuries, if not millennia, to aid with everything from indigestion to […]

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[1] Torching an avocado at Crown Shy restaurant in New York City (photo © Crown Shy). [2] Charred avocado salad. Here’s the recipe from Food & Wine (photo © Victor Protasio | Food & Wine). [3] Just peel and torch! (photo © Love One Today).   We have enjoyed many a grilled avocado. But what […]

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