Irish Inspired Boxty

Raggmunk, kartoffelpuffer, boxty.  What do all these words have in common?  Grab your appetite and a drum roll because I’m about to pull back the culinary curtain…..

They’re all variations on a favorite Northern European dish – potato pancakes.

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Tropical-tastic Bread Pudding

Spring break is coming and I, for one, can hardly wait.  Last year we did Disney World.  It was blazing hot, crowded as all get out, and yet it still managed to be serious fun for the young and old crowd alike.  I’ve decided that the secret to tackling the magic mouse with small kids is to bring a gaggle of adults with you.  That way you have multiple ways to hand off children and enjoy a bit of the fun yourself.  Because let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a theme park?  I love the rides, the atmosphere and, depending on where I’m at, the food (think Dole pineapple whips in Magic Kingdom – yummo!).  Watching the kid’s expressions of joy is gift enough, but if I can throw a spin on the rockin’ roller coaster into the mix, the trip is blissfully complete.

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