As another winter slowly winds down, I find that I am craving green. With the approach of St. Patrick’s Day, my thoughts are turned to the verdant hills of Ireland. For now, I am a full-time student, tethered at home. Primroses and ranunculus are a lovely consolation, sigh.
As Ireland converted to Christianity under St. Patrick, legends of magical creatures like fairies and leprechauns grew smaller until they were “wee people.” Even mischeivous leprechauns honor St. Patrick by doing secret acts of kindness and your family can help. Give everyone a handful of shamrocks (make or buy at a craft or fabric store) and have them look for […]
In honor of love and the Olympics in Russia this winter, here is a Beef Stroganoff dinner for your Valentines. This recipe is a variation of the classic dish popular in 19th century Russia. It can be ready in less than an hour from start to finish; for a special treat make heart-shaped bread sticks and a strawberry and […]