Toad in the Hole vs. One-Eyed Jack: What’s the History?

Toad in the Hole vs. One-Eyed Jack: What's the History | Culinary Craftiness

According to Wikipedia, Toad in the Hole isn’t at all what I thought it was. 🤨 Various and sundry websites on this side of the Atlantic led me to believe the Continue Reading →

Old Fashioned Swiss Steak

Old Fashioned Swiss Steak | Culinary Craftiness

Hello CC Readers! It may seem as though I’ve fallen off the planet, but I’m still cooking/baking! I’m struggling to accomplish everything I set my mind to every day. Taking Continue Reading →

Chicken Tikka Masala

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My introduction to Chicken Tikka Masala came from a Lean Cuisine. I had no idea what it was so skipped over that option in the freezer section of my favorite Continue Reading →

Skillet Shepherd’s Pie

Skillet Shepherd's Pie | Culinary Craftiness

Skillet Shepherd’s Pie: One cast iron skillet + ground beef + onions + carrots + leftover mashed potatoes & corn = an easy, delicious supper sure to fill your belly Continue Reading →

Irish Soda Bread

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This Irish Soda Bread is a rustic, hearty yeast-free bread that’s easy to make and heavenly drenched with sweet cream Kerrygold butter (or your favorite brand) and a drizzle of Continue Reading →

Crock Pot Irish Beef Stew

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I’ve been making beef stews for many long years and they’re always mighty delicious and filling. One thing led to another and I ended up all over the internet looking Continue Reading →

A Little St. Patrick’s Day History & A Few Traditional Irish Recipes

A Little St. Patrick's Day History & A Few Traditional Irish Recipes | Culinary Craftiness

Erin go Bragh! Ireland Forever! I love Ireland and all things from that beautiful land of verdant green hills studded with fantastic ancient castles and quaint little villages–especially so since Continue Reading →

The Food History of All Hallow’s Eve (a.k.a. Halloween)

The History of All Hallow's Eve (Halloween) | Culinary Craftiness

Happy Halloween! I love researching the historical food lore associated with holidays. The following fun facts are excerpted from The Food Timeline. I love this website and use it often Continue Reading →

Liver & Onions with Gravy

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It seems people have really strong feelings about beef liver or chicken liver. They either love it, hate it, or refuse to try it. Strange as it may seem, I Continue Reading →

Corned Beef with Potatoes, Carrots, & Celery

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This simple one-pot meal is easy to put together and tastes very “19th Century New York” to me. Like I should be hanging out with Irish and Jewish immigrants from Continue Reading →