Monthly Archives: October 2013


October 27, 2013

  Champ is one of my favorite comfort foods and extremely simple and easy to make. Champ is mashed potatoes with scallions mixed in and a nice dollop of melted butter in the center.  This dish is great on a budget and satisfying too. Some children have Champ for Halloween dinner. A coin is wrapped […]


October 19, 2013

A very good friend of mine from Northern Ireland gave me this recipe. I had never heard of fifteens but my friend tells me they are very popular traditional sweet in Northern Ireland. They are extremely easy to make, just fifteen of each ingredient mixed together with condensed milk. Now that is my kind of recipe. They are not […]

Irish Film Festival – NYC

October 4, 2013

It is that time of year again.  The annual three day Irish festival will showcase six critically acclaimed Irish films at NYU’s Cantor Film Center. This year’s festival will take place  from October 4th through 7th. The festival kicks off Friday October 4th with “Run and Jump” starring Saturday Night Live’s Will Forte and directed by the Oscar-nominated Steph Green (see photo above). […]