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. đŸ¤¨ Various and sundry websites on this side of the Atlantic led me to believe the Continue Reading →

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Spice Donuts | Culinary Craftiness

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Spice Donuts passed the facebook recipe test by our devoted foodie! She said they’re pretty darn good! đŸ˜ƒ Continue Reading →

Crock Pot Irish Beef Stew + a Little History

Crock Pot Irish Beef Stew + a Little History | Culinary Craftiness

Do the Irish Beef Stew prepwork the night before & place in the slow cooker in the morning. Add Irish Soda Bread to the table and enjoy! 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 →

Israeli Shakshouka – History & Recipe

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I’m not sure where I stumbled upon a picture of it, but I knew we had to try Shakshouka. The ingredient list sounded like an amalgamation of flavors that reminded 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 →

Olive Tapenade – Great Topping for Fish or Chicken Fillets

Olive Tapenade - A Great Topping for Fish or Chicken | Culinary Craftiness

I’ve got this thing for olives. Black or green. However, not kalamata. I’m always telling people if they don’t like the taste of something, just spit it out. That’s what Continue Reading →

A Brief History of Cinco de Mayo & Easy Taco Pizza

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Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Mexican defeat over the French at a battle in Puebla. Apparently, the Mexican government owed Britain, Spain, and France after the Mexican-American Continue Reading →

Cottage Pie vs. Shepherd’s Pie: Is There a Difference?

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As I was preparing to write up how I make Shepherd’s Pie, my innate curiosity about the history of the dish got the better of me and I ended up Continue Reading →