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The Irish Mule

IRISH MULE   This Irish Mule combines Irish whiskey, ginger ale and lime for a fun twist on the classic Russian cocktail.   INGREDIENTS Ice 2 oz Irish whiskey ½ oz fresh lime juice 3/4 cup ginger ale   INSTRUCTIONS Fill a glass with ice, add whiskey and lime juice and stir. Top with ginger [Continue]

Grimace’s Irish Uncle O’Grimacey

Uncle O’Grimacey is Grimace’s Irish uncle and every March, around St. Patrick’s Day, he delivers Shamrock Shakes in McDonaldland. Shamrock Shakes Source: Top Secret Recipes-Sodas, Smoothies, Spirits, & Shakes: Creating Cool Kitchen Clones of America’s Favorite Brand-Name Drinks   Ingredients 2 cups vanilla ice cream 1 1/4 cups low-fat milk 1/4 teaspoon mint extract (not [Continue]

Baileys for Breakfast: Baileys French Toast

Baileys French Toast My apologies, but you know its authentic when the measurements are metric       For the Whipped Cream Ingredients: 15ml Baileys 125ml double cream 2 tbsp icing sugar   Method: Pour Baileys, double cream and icing sugar into a large mixing bowl and whisk until fully whipped. Refrigerate until serving.   [Continue]

Irish Christmas Cake

  A Christmas cake is generally a variation of the traditional fruitcake seen around the holidays and come in different shapes and sizes. The spices and dried fruits in the cake represent the exotic eastern spices brought by the three Wise Men to the newborn King. The fruit is all soaked overnight in the whiskey in [Continue]

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails: Irish Whiskey

Irish Honey Smash (with Irish Whiskey, of Course) Save the clear spirits for the rest of the year. Every good St. Patrick’s Day begins and ends with Irish whiskey. Bushmills master of whiskey Gerry Graham joins WSJ’s Elva Ramirez to make the Irish Honey Smash. Don't be greedy, it's only fair to shareFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemailPrint

Countdown to Irish Soda Bread

With Saint Patrick’s Day exactly one month away, let’s think a little about Irish Soda Bread.   Bread soda was introduced in the early 1800s and it suddenly meant that people who didn’t have an oven—and virtually nobody had an oven then—could make soda bread. They cooked the bread in what’s called a bastible—a big [Continue]