St. Patrick’s Day Traditions; Irish Soda Bread

I grew up in a home where St. Patrick’s Day was something akin to Christmas or Easter. coque samsung galaxy The table was set with a green tablecloth covered with Irish lace, the “good” china and crystal. Pots of Shamrocks made a centerpiece and there was corned beef and cabbage and green treats for dessert. coque iphone Irish music played and Aunt Helen always sang ‘Danny Boy’. As I got older, that tradition was replaced with corned beef and cabbage dinner at an Irish Pub. Coque huawei En Ligne The same music played and some drunken idiot always sang ‘Danny Boy’ with tears in his eyes. Traditions evolve and change, some really should, but I still cook corned beef and cabbage on St. coque de samsung galaxy Patrick’s Day and Irish Soda bread, toasted and buttered is still yummy. Traditional Soda bread is simple and bland, nothing more than flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk. Over the years we have added all kinds of extras, raisins and caraway seeds are my favorites. I serve it with dinner, but I like it best toasted and buttered with a strong cup of tea. Soda bread dries out fast, so slice it and freeze it, then you can pull out a couple of pieces and pop them in the toaster for breakfast or an afternoon snack. As to the left over corned beef, even my grandparents knew it was best with mustard, a kosher dill pickle and a good Jewish rye.

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