New York City Area St. Patrick’s Day Parades

As the season of Saint Patrick approaches, here is a list of parades in the New York City area where you can get your Irish on! Friday, March 16, 2018 Newark, NJ – 1pm Starts on Mulberry St. near the Prudential Center, goes past Four Gateway Center, NJPAC, Military Park, St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral, the NewarkContinue reading “New York City Area St. Patrick’s Day Parades”

Early Lessons from an Irish Kitchen

People often ask me how I fell in love with cooking. I followed my nose, with my heart and stomach not far behind. It was the magical late autumn of 1969. I’ve always been drawn to the heat of the kitchen.  It was where all the action was when Irish people got together to drinkContinue reading “Early Lessons from an Irish Kitchen”

So This is Your Ocean

While Grandma sparked my love of cooking, Grandpa Willie Duffy lead me to my another great passion- the ocean. I saw Brighton Beach for the first time on a gray early spring Saturday. Grandpa picked me up and we walked the few blocks to the subway through the waking neighborhood. The B train runs aboveContinue reading “So This is Your Ocean”