Exploring Irish Cooking: Vegetarian “Beef” and Guinness Stew

My protogrove’s Imbolc potluck theme was “get creative,” so I decided to do just that and play with a recipe for beef and Guiness stew in the Irish Traditional Cooking book.  To make it vegetarian, I first had to get the extra stout variety of Guinness brewed in North America.  It’s the only vegetarian variety.  Then,Continue reading “Exploring Irish Cooking: Vegetarian “Beef” and Guinness Stew”

Summertime Kitchen Magic – Watermelon Juice Tutorial

Homemade Watermelon Juice.  Made and photographed by Grey Catsidhe – 2012 Although it’s hot today in the North Country, the nights keep feeling cooler and I’ve even noticed some color on the trees.  Children are preparing to go back to school and pumpkins are ripening on the vine.  The wheel of the year is turning,Continue reading “Summertime Kitchen Magic – Watermelon Juice Tutorial”