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A Trip to Ireland: Irish Soda Bread (with recipe)

This is the fifth in a series of posts on our trip to Ireland in July. You can view the initial post here! The fourth: Scones (with recipe. The third: Irish Fry, The second: O’Keeffe Butcher Shop, Donerail and first: … Continue reading

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A Trip to Ireland: Scones (with recipe)

This is the fourth in a series of posts on our trip to Ireland in July. You can view the initial post here! The third: Irish Fry, The second: O’Keeffe Butcher Shop, Donerail and first: Whippy Cones. July 2013 we spent … Continue reading

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A Trip to Ireland: Irish Fry

This is the third in a series of posts on our trip to Ireland in July. You can view our first post here! The second: O’Keeffe Butcher Shop, Donerail and first: Whippy Cones. The first week of our four weeks … Continue reading

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A Trip to Ireland: O’Keeffe Butcher Shop, Doneraile

This is the second in a series of posts on our trip to Ireland in July. You can view our first post here!. While in Ireland with my sister Pat on a month-long quest to find our O’Keefe ancestors, one … Continue reading

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Irish Pasties

In 1966, in preparation for marriage, I began purchasing each volume of Woman’s Day Encyclopedia of Cookery as they periodically were sold at the grocery store. One of those volumes contained a beautiful account of how her family made pasties. … Continue reading

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Top ‘O The Mornin To Ya

With the surname O’Keefe, there never has been a question of our ancestral roots. My second great grandfather O’Keeffe left Ireland and came to America in 1832, a decade before the Potato Famine. We assume he was Catholic but no … Continue reading

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