Grazings

Graze freely as you explore our blog dedicated to bringing you the latest tips, trends and topics for a small, yet savory, slice of Irish life.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
There’s ice-cold lemonade and a burger served hot off the grill. Kids are catching fireflies in glass jars and setting them free. Friends and family are talking on the patio until the wee hours, candlelit...
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Monday, May 14, 2012
We hope you saved those winning snapshots from the weekend. Let’s see them! The most creative and interesting family cooking photo will be featured on our blog and the winner will receive a Viking hand...
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Friday, May 11, 2012
A Cheerios and grape jelly omelet. A bouquet of fresh flowers that look suspiciously like the begonias you planted in the yard last week. A construction paper card, written in crayon with crossed-out...
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Friday, May 4, 2012
Remember those early days, when you baked cookies with Mom and she let you lick the spoon? Mother’s Day is the time to recall those special memories, and more importantly, it’s the chance to create new...
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Friday, April 27, 2012
Inspired by the wedding date of March 17th, St Patrick’s Day, I recently hosted a bridal shower for Julianne Plauche, fiancée to Nick Folk, kicker for the New York...
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
In recent years, food-lovers have rediscovered with bubbling familiarity that simple, melted memento from childhood: the grilled cheese sandwich. The ingredients may have migrated from white bread and...
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Friday, April 13, 2012
Celebrated by Titanoraks (a.k.a Titanic fans) annually, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the ship that was thought to be unsinkable. From Titanic museums (including a half-size replica...
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Friday, April 6, 2012
If you find yourself in the midst of a fish funeral, there’s a good chance it’s Easter Sunday in Ireland. Often led by the local butcher, the mock herring funeral procession makes its way to the local...
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Friday, March 30, 2012
Chef Darina Allen, also known as Ireland’s Julia Child, recently visited New York City to host several events in preparation for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. On March 14th, a luncheon was held at Lower...
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Over the past 12 months, Chef Cathal Armstrong added Virtue Feed & Grain and Society Fair to his growing family of Alexandria eateries while taking time out to cook for President Obama and the First Lady...
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