Colcannon: Thanks a bunch, potato famine!

When the Irish potato famine hit in the mid-nineteenth century, the US got a sudden influx of rowdy, red-haired, easily provoked, genius storytellers who made everyone in New York suddenly start talking like Jimmy Cagney.

The perfect Irish stew

I could never understand what the problem was with beef stew at my house. Each winter, when I dared to serve it, every bowl was pushed away in favor of bread with lots of butter. The Irish, thankfully, came to my rescue.

In the can at Can Can

It’s authentic. From the tiny little octagonal floor tile to the toilet’s high, high tanks with a long, dangling chain for flushing…

Whoa whoa, groceries cost what?

I generally don’t worry about how much I spend on food, although it’s been an ongoing source of tension in my household because we’re supposed to be living within a budget. If you don’t have the money, you don’t buy it. Or maybe you charge it?

You are so fat. You really ought to do something about it. Seriously.

Stop being so fat, alright? Actually don’t because then WHO WILL SHARE MY MISERY.

Caught in the Crosshairs of the Omnivore’s Dilemma

Animals sure are delicious and cute — it’s a difficult dilemma. As an alternative: did you know cannibalism is considered vegan?

All I Want for Christmas: Part II

Part II: Christmas harder!

All I Want for Christmas

Get the foodie in your family something for the holidays that’s not an overly specific kitchen appliance.

It’s a good time to be in Richmond if you like to eat

Don’t drop extra bones on shipping for fancy foodie delights — Richmond’s got you covered.