Super creamy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, with brilliant ribbons of basil pesto make for an extraordinary side dish. Careful… they just might steal the show! I think one of the best aromas to come from the kitchen is roasting garlic. Who out there agrees with me? Roasting garlic creates a soft and caramelized delight that’s […]
St. Patrick’s Day is less than a week away and I have a fantastic Guinness Shepherd’s Pie recipe inspired from our recent trip to Ireland!
Several weeks ago, while visiting my husband’s parents in Germany, we decided to take a flight to Ireland and spend a week driving around. We had no plans and no reservations. Just a travel guidebook and a hope that we could find Wi-Fi.
We landed in Kerry and immediately rented a car. If you ever want to experience white-knuckle driving… rent a car in Ireland. Excuse me while I pause to give my husband some serious props. During our trip he drove 1500km, on the left-hand side, with a manual transmission vehicle, driving down two-lane roads that were about the width of a bicycle path, and… without having to implement our car insurance policy at the end of the trip.