Category: St. Patrick’s Day

Cabbage Floral Centerpiece DIY

I’m serving up flowers with my cabbage instead of corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day with a cabbage vase centerpiece! You can use any large head of cabbage for your floral centerpiece. I chose a savoy cabbage, with its dark veining texture and color, to pair with a Bordallo Pinheiro plate.  A purple cabbage would make…

Mini Guinness Chocolate Pudding Shooters for St. Patrick’s Day

I have a fun mini dessert for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration, Mini Guinness Chocolate Pudding Shooters! Guinness enhances the flavor of the chocolate in the same way coffee does, resulting in a rich chocolate pudding. The original recipe made six 8-ounce, servings. After reading the reviews of how rich the pudding was I decided it would be…

How the Tables Turned: 2016 Year in Review

Happy New Year! Thank you for all your visits, comments, shares and Pins in 2016! Here’s look back at how the tables turned in 2016, with highlights from the months, seasons and holidays. Click on the links for complete full posts, sources and more tabletop inspiration. A Winter Woodland Table Tree slice chargers, beaded snowflake napkin rings, pine cone filled…

Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Appetizer: Avocado-Hummus Dip with Spinach Tortilla Shamrock Chips!

Everyone is a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day and I have an appetizer that’s healthy to help you celebrate, Avocado-Hummus Dip with Spinach Tortilla Shamrock Chips! These edible shamrocks start with a package of spinach tortillas from the grocery store. Cut out your shamrocks with your cookie cutter and place them on a parchment lined…

Puff Pastry Pesto Shamrocks and Winners!

Everyone’s a little bit Irish during the month of March, regardless of their heritage! You can have your shamrocks and eat them too for St. Patrick’s Day with this three-ingredient appetizer! The method for making these Puff Pastry Pesto Shamrocks was in the March issue of Food Network Magazine and require only three ingredients: puff pastry, pesto and an egg. Roll out…

Irish Bread & Butter Pudding with Salted Caramel-Whiskey Sauce!

 Help yourself to Irish Bread & Butter Pudding with Salted Caramel-Whiskey Sauce, a sweet ending to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration! Bread pudding is a dessert that magically transforms leftover or stale bread when it’s baked in a sweet and creamy custard. This one is made a little Irish with the addition of whiskey soaked raisins and served with a delectable salted…

For the Love of The Irish: St. Patrick’s Day Giveaway!

 St. Patrick’s Day is a month away and I’m sharing some love of the Irish with a round-up of recipes, with inspiration from the kitchen to the table! And to help you get your green on, I have a couple of giveaways in celebration!  The first giveaway is a beautiful cookbook full of delicious recipes, Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen: A Fresh Take…