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.

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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Thursday, March 15, 2012
From Chicago to County Cork, the traditions may change but the festive focus on family and flavor remains the...
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Friday, March 9, 2012
Discover how cookbook author Margaret M. Johnson brings her passion for Irish flavors to the table. Margaret Johnson has always had an interest in food and a passion for Ireland. Now the author of seven...
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012
How one woman found comfort and inspiration in bringing fine Irish food to the Deep South. When cookbook author and cooking teacher Judith McLoughlin set up shop in Georgia, she discovered the perfect...
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
A visit to the Cork Butter Museum is sure to satisfy. Can you call yourself a true butter lover if you have not been to the shrine where it all began? Could tales of Ireland’s success with the butter...
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Cheese, like fine wine, develops in flavor and complexity over time. And as with wine, it takes a very specific set of skills to determine whether the cheese is maturing properly, and when it’s ready to...
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Monday, February 13, 2012
The rhythmic staccato of knife on cutting board begins. The tweaked and re-tweaked playlist pours from the speakers. Aromas of a carefully selected and prepared meal start to emanate from the kitchen. All...
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