"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Menu Planning > Today's Menu
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-15-2008, 10:36 PM   #31
Executive Chef
 
LEFSElover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: ...lala land..............
Posts: 3,669
QSis, what is the sugar amount? I think it is 1/2 cup?
This recipe sounds right up my husbands alley.

I won't be home.
But every year, when I'm not working, I do the typical for my Irish husband.
So it's.................

Corned Beef
Cabbage with butter/parm cheese/vinegar/salt/pepper, sliced thin
Boiled potatoes with butter/parsley/salt/pepper/sour cream
Irish soda bread from scratch with butter
Blue Ribbon Carrot Cake

I 'will' make it sometime next week though, just not the actual day, but it's probably okay cause hub is still really sick.
Wonder how hard it'd be to get to County Galway in time for St. Pats day? So gorgeous there...the link is where we stayed.....
We were informed that his last name is from the O'Kerrigan clan, they were right, he is............
__________________

__________________
...Trials travel best when you're taking the transportation known as prayer...SLRC
LEFSElover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2008, 12:48 AM   #32
Master Chef
 
Chief Longwind Of The North's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: USA,Michigan
Posts: 9,229
There be those in my family that have troubel with cooked cabbage. Soooooo, I'm making a boiled dinner of corned beef, potatoes, carrots, onion, and rutabegga, which is a cross between a turnip and a cabbage, with similar, but sweeter flavor. Which I could get my hands on some celery root (celriac). It would go perfectly in the boiled dinner. I'm thinking some good home-made bread would go nicely with this meal.

Seeeeeeya; Goodweed of the North
__________________

__________________
“No amount of success outside the home can compensate for failure within the home…"

Check out my blog for the friendliest cooking instruction on the net. Go ahead. You know you want to.- http://gwnorthsfamilycookin.wordpress.com/
Chief Longwind Of The North is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2008, 09:30 AM   #33
Head Chef
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Boston area
Posts: 2,488
Yes, LEFSElover, it's 1/2 cup of sugar - I went back and corrected the recipe.

Hope you and your husband enjoy the cake - it's as pretty as it is delicious!

Lee
__________________
QSis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2008, 01:54 PM   #34
Head Chef
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 1,783
Quote:
Originally Posted by virgo152 View Post
I am trying to think of something to make. Any suggestions?
If your not a fan of corned beef & cabbage, or want to try something a little different...

Lamb chops (topped w mint/basil/walnut or pine nut pesto or served on the side).

Baby red potato/dill salad.

Green beans or roasted brussels sprouts (luv those baby cabbages).

Here's a recipe I make as an appy, but would dress up the plate & add some green:

Caesar salad in crouton cups:
Caesar Salad in Crouton Cups

For an appy, here's a suggestion & a recipe I like:
True Blue Cocktail Bites w walnuts & bleu cheese (garnished w parsley)
Cocktail Bites

Dessert - Key Lime Pie
__________________
*amy* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2008, 10:14 AM   #35
Sous Chef
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Philly PA
Posts: 702
Corned Beef and Cabbage

Slave to tradition I made the requisite Corned Beef and Cabbage. This was my first time but it came out great! Kept it simple and standard. I find that with holiday foods people (at least the people I live with) want tradition and not innovation so its not the time to throw a culinary curveball. I resisted the urge to do anuthing "fancy" and just followed a basic recipe. Here are some tips I found helpful.

1. Make sure there is enough broth to cover to potatos when it is time to add them
2. Bring the corned beef to a biol on the stovetop but simmer in the oven this gives more even heat.
3. Throw in a few carrots with the potatos they add nicely to the broth flavor.
4. Pull out the beef and let it cool down when you add the cabbage (this leaves room to submerge the cabbage and the meat is ready to cut when the cabbage is done)
5. Replace at least half the water with Beer (I also threw is a little apple juice and some white wine vinegar.
__________________
PanchoHambre is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2008, 11:55 AM   #36
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Mooresville, NC
Posts: 3,102
Corned beef, no cabbage, just potatoes. I may pick up some bread but I don't know.
__________________
Callisto in NC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2008, 12:56 PM   #37
Sous Chef
 
B'sgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Utah
Posts: 863
Well the corned beef is in the crock pot. This is my first time doing it so I hope it goes well. I was just disappointed that I couldn't find any parsnips, which I thought would have been really good with it. (I bought some seeds so I wouldn't have that problem in the future). I think I'll cook some green garlic mashed potatoes this evening too. That sounds really good to me.
__________________

__________________
Michelle
http://foodmakeshimsick.blogspot.com/

B'sgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.