An Irish Country Cookbook (Thorndike Large Print Lifestyles)

By photosearth / June 17, 2017

An Irish Country Cookbook (Thorndike Large Print Lifestyles)

An Irish Country Cookbook (Thorndike Large Print Lifestyles)

From New York Times, USA Today, and Globe and Mail bestselling author Patrick Taylor comes ten new short stories in the popular An Irish Country series paired with more than 150 delicious Irish family recipes in An Irish Country Cookbook.

Told from the perspective of beloved housekeeper Kinky Kincaid, one of the cherished starring characters in Taylor s An Irish Country series, An Irish Country Cookbook explores Ireland s rich culture through its delicious dishes and stories of its charming people. These authentic tried-and-true family recipes have been passed down from generation to generation, and are the original comfort food for millions. Organized into sections such as: starters, soups, breads, mains, sides, sauces, desserts, cakes, candy and treats, and Ulster Christmas recipes, this cookbook brings the magic of Irish cooking and time-honored Irish traditions to life.

The ten short stories starring Dr. Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly, Dr. Barry Laverty, and the colorful village of Ballybucklebo will delight fans of the series and new readers alike. From starters to sauces, Irish soda bread to Christmas dinner, these memorable dishes will bring a taste of the world of the Irish Country books to every kitchen.

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Break Through Prospers

By photosearth / June 17, 2017

photo of Ruthwick and Sathwick Pathireddy

Ruthwick and Sathwick Pathireddy
Credit: Caltech

Break Through, publicly launched just over a year ago, is already the most successful campaign in Caltech’s history. In the first year of the public phase alone, gifts exceeded $ 400 million. And total contributions—over $ 1.4 billion—have surpassed the goal of Caltech’s last campaign.

This support comes from new friends as well as those who know Caltech best: its faculty, trustees, students, alumni, staff, and Associates members. More than 10,000 donors have responded generously to the campaign’s message that “a few can change the world.”

Go to the Break Through site to see more statistics from the campaign’s first anniversary and view a slideshow sampling what people on campus are saying as campaign gifts help Caltech realize core aspirations.

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Irish Food & Folklore

By photosearth / June 16, 2017

Irish Food & Folklore

Irish Food & Folklore (Food & Folklore)

The Food & Folklore Series brings to life the traditions, folklore, and cooking styles of some of the world’s most beloved cuisines. Each title begins with an introduction to the history and culture, then offers over 100 authentic recipes with helpful glossary and tips. Throughout the books, the recipes are illustrated with beautiful color photography paired with evocative black-and-white images of the people and countryside. A unique collection of culinary and cultural lore, as delicious as it is fascinating!

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AGEP Postdocs Reflect on Experiences

By photosearth / June 16, 2017

Three postdoctoral scholars in the AGEP program are moving on to the next steps in their careers
News Writer: 
Lori Dajose

From left to right: Jessica Hinojosa, Mark Torres, Jessica Watkins

From left to right: Jessica Hinojosa, Mark Torres, Jessica Watkins

In September 2013, Caltech, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and Stanford University founded a new consortium—the California Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP)—to support underrepresented minority (URM) graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the STEM fields of mathematics, the physical sciences, computer science, and engineering. The alliance, launched through a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), was created to address the fact that minority students enter STEM fields in disproportionately low numbers and that, as a group, their progress slows at each step in their academic careers.

“AGEP is one of the few focused programs that’s intentional about changing the demographics of faculty,” says Hanna Song, Caltech’s senior director for diversity. “Each of these scholars is at the top of their game. This program brings them together for their postdoctoral journey in a cohort-like model and pairs them with principal investigators who are committed to making sure the scholars have everything they need to go on to become faculty, should they wish to do so.”

In addition to mentoring and support at individual universities, AGEP hosts a yearly retreat for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research scientists, and faculty from the four participating institutions.

“This has really been an extraordinary cohort of postdocs, and it has been a privilege to work with them and help them prepare for their future professional career,” says Doug Rees, principal investigator on the AGEP grant, Caltech’s dean of graduate studies and the Roscoe Gilkey Dickinson Professor of Chemistry. “In addition to the NSF funding, we have been fortunate to have support from President Rosenbaum [the Sonja and William Davidow Presidential Chair and professor of physics], provost Ed Stolper [the William E. Leonhard Professor of Geology and Carl and Shirley Larson Provostial Chair], division chairs, and individual faculty. We have really been able to bring in a range of resources to support these postdocs.”

Three of the AGEP postdocs are now moving on to the next steps in their careers. We asked them to describe career goals and lessons learned, and to give advice to the next generation of scientists.

Jessica Hinojosa

Hinojosa’s work in the laboratory of Professor of Geobiology Alex Sessions used sediment cores from New Zealand lakes to understand climate dynamics in the Southern Hemisphere.

I will be starting a position at Shell as an organic geochemist. Although I’m moving to the private sector, I still love research and academia and would like to stay connected to that world. AGEP has been an amazing networking resource as I navigated the next step in my career. Both at Caltech and the annual retreat, I have met some wonderful people through this program. I hope to maintain those contacts as my career progresses.

If I could give advice to aspiring URM scientists, I would say—let your unique background be one of your strengths. At times, it can be intimidating to be in a room of people that look different from you, but that means you have a perspective that they may not. Keep fighting the uphill battle until the upper echelons of academia and other STEM industries look as diverse as we know they should be.

Mark Torres

Working with Professor of Geobiology Woody Fischer and Professor of Geology Michael Lamb, Torres studied the role of river floodplain dynamics in the global carbon and oxygen cycles.

I am starting a tenure-track assistant professorship in the earth science department at Rice University. My appointment there will begin in July and I’ll be building a new biogeochemistry laboratory. The AGEP program provided me with a lot of support, especially through AGEP principal investigators Doug Rees and Cindy Weinstein [Eli and Edythe Broad Professor of English, vice provost, and chief diversity officer] who were always there to give advice when needed.

My advice to any aspiring scientists would be to seek out all funding opportunities for which you are eligible and to apply to all of them. There are lots of poorly advertised resources out there that are available to support your career. While it takes time to fill out all of the applications, the act of applying itself is a great way to organize one’s thoughts.

Jessica Watkins

Working with John Grotzinger, the Fletcher Jones Professor of Geology and Ted and Ginger Jenkins Leadership Chair of the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, Watkins studied the stratigraphy and structure of Gale Crater on Mars.

Post Caltech, I will be moving to Houston to begin training as an astronaut. My ultimate goal is broadly to contribute to planetary and human exploration through participation in NASA missions. My time as an AGEP fellow at Caltech working on the NASA Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover has fostered my interest in, as well as prepared me for, this type of role, and I am excited about where this goal may lead me! One of the most important impacts the AGEP program has had on my career is the network of several top-tier academic institutions it has enabled me to access and build from, both during my tenure at Caltech and moving forward. Also, the space that the AGEP program has provided, particularly at the annual retreat, to consider my identity as a URM scientist and create community amongst other URM scientists has been invaluable thus far and will certainly continue to be so in the future. 

The advice I would give to aspiring URM scientists would be to find something you are passionate about and pursue it relentlessly! There are always open doors if you are willing to work hard enough to find them.

 

The AGEP program is administered at Caltech by the Caltech Center for Diversity. The Center recently received the Caltech Team Impact Award for its efforts to increase inclusion and representation throughout the Institute.

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Restaurants in Ireland

By photosearth / June 16, 2017

When you go to any country you are going to want to eat. The best guide to help you find out where to eat in Ireland is the 100 Best Restaurants 2017 John and Sally McKennas’ Guides. Ths will help you find all the best places to eat, shop and stay in Ireland. It is a local guide to local places.
http://www.guides.ie/100bestrestaurants

The Best Restaurants in Dublin by Andy Hayler.
Read more restaurant reviews at www.foodiez.tv

Cinema ModeOff. Cafes and Restaurants in Belfast. This video shows you the lovely cafes and restaurants in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Off-Menu: Dublin

Among the global cities vying for the title of Best Cuisine, one may assume Dublin is an underdog. But to discount Ireland’s largest city would be a big mistake. In Dublin, local chefs embrace the bounty of the Emerald Isle. Verdant fields yield impeccable produce, and the coastal waters offer the freshest, finest seafood. The restaurant scene is multi-faceted; elevated, but not fussy. Simple, but not boring. Join Aida as she travels to Fishshop, The Pig’s Ear, and Chapter One.
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Irish Traditional Cooking: Over 300 Recipes from Ireland’s Heritage

Irish Traditional Cooking: Over 300 Recipes from Ireland's Heritage

Ireland’s rich culinary heritage is brought to life in this new edition of Darina’s bestselling Irish Traditional Cooking. With 300 traditional dishes, including 100 new recipes, this is the most comprehensive and entertaining tome on the subject. Each recipe is accompanied with tips, tales, historical insights and common Irish customs, many of which have been passed down from one generation to the next. Darina’s fascination with Ireland’s culinary heritage is illustrated with chapters on Broths & Soups, Fish, Game, Vegetables and Cakes & Biscuits. She uses the finest of Ireland’s natural produce to give us recipes such as Sea Spinach Soup, Potted Ballycotton Shrimps with Melba Toast and Rhubarb Fool.
First published nearly twenty years ago, and now extensively revised and updated, this new edition allows Darina Allen to share her enthusiasm for Ireland’s fresh, wholesome, seasonal food with a new generation of cooks.

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Irish Country Cooking

By photosearth / June 16, 2017

Irish Times The 100 best places to eat in Ireland
From fish-finger sandwiches to fine dining, we recommend the restaurants and cafes serving the best food in the country.


Chef Mooney shows you how to make an Irish Stew

More than 100 Recipes for Today’s Table

Irish Country Cooking: More than 100 Recipes for Today's TableRediscover the simple pleasures of a home-cooked meal, Irish-style. This fresh and appealing collection presents tried-and-true family recipes shared by local moms and grandmothers. The dishes range from distinctly traditional Irish fare (often with interesting twists) to those with international influences. Enjoy Brown Soda Bread, Fragrant Chicken Curry, Braised Derrynaflan Brisket, Sweet Fruit Scones with homemade jam, and much, much more.

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Irish Traditional Cooking

By photosearth / June 16, 2017

Irish Stew. Photo by Abbeyve.

Irish Traditional Cooking

Irish Traditional Cooking

Ireland is a land of contrasts, striving for economic and industrial growth, yet still a profoundly traditional rural and agricultural country. The interplay between these two forces gives Ireland much of its charm, and in this book Darina Allen draws on the many different aspects of Irish life in which food plays an important part. The book presents more than 300 traditional recipes from all over Ireland, both country and town, served at all kinds of occasions, including country fairs, markets and dances, Hallowe’en, Easter and Christmas celebrations, and religious ceremonies, weddings, christenings and wakes.

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Chef Mooney Style Irish Stew Cookin with Surfin Sapo.

Chef Mooney Style Irish Stew

Ingredients:
1. One leg of lamb – cut into bite size
2. Seven white potatoes- peeled & quartered
3. Two turnips aka swede – peeled & cut into bite size
4. One bag of parsnips – peeled and cut into bite sized pieces
5. Three large carrots – peeled and cut into bite sized pieces
6. Half of a large onion – chopped into medium pieces
7. Quart of beef stock
8. Small can of tomato paste
9. Flour – coating to lamb pieces
10. Fiestas Uncle Chris’s Steak Seasoning
11. Olive oil – as needed
12. Parsley – chopped

Cooking instructions
1. Sprinkle all the lamb with Uncle Chris’s steak seasoning and then boat with flour.
2. Put about 1/8 cup of oil in a large pot and get it hot. Put as much lamb in the oil to cover the bottom of the pan. Brown all sides of the lamb. Set browned lamb in another large pot and continue to brown all the lamb.
3. Now add the onion to the lamb and cook until onions are semi clear.
4. Make a clear spot in the middle of the pan and add the tomato paste and warm it up to thin it out.
5. Add the potatoes and stir them around. Medium heat.
6. You can add some beef stock if it gets too thick.
7. Add all the rest of the veggies
8. Pour all the beef stock in and bring to a simmer.
9. Simmer on med-low for 1.5 to 2.0 hours.
10. Ladle into a bowl and garnish with chopped parsley…
ENJOY!!! Thanks to Mooney’s Kitchen on YouTube for the recipe..


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Irish Traditional Cooking: Over 300 Recipes from Ireland’s Heritage

By photosearth / June 16, 2017

Irish Traditional Cooking: Over 300 Recipes from Ireland’s Heritage

Irish Traditional Cooking: Over 300 Recipes from Ireland's Heritage

Ireland’s rich culinary heritage is brought to life in this new edition of Darina’s bestselling Irish Traditional Cooking. With 300 traditional dishes, including 100 new recipes, this is the most comprehensive and entertaining tome on the subject. Each recipe is accompanied with tips, tales, historical insights and common Irish customs, many of which have been passed down from one generation to the next. Darina’s fascination with Ireland’s culinary heritage is illustrated with chapters on Broths & Soups, Fish, Game, Vegetables and Cakes & Biscuits. She uses the finest of Ireland’s natural produce to give us recipes such as Sea Spinach Soup, Potted Ballycotton Shrimps with Melba Toast and Rhubarb Fool.
First published nearly twenty years ago, and now extensively revised and updated, this new edition allows Darina Allen to share her enthusiasm for Ireland’s fresh, wholesome, seasonal food with a new generation of cooks.

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Kevin Dundon’s Back to Basics: Your Essential Kitchen Bible

By photosearth / June 16, 2017

Kevin Dundon’s Back to Basics: Your Essential Kitchen Bible

Kevin Dundon's Back to Basics: Your Essential Kitchen Bible

Kevin Dundon’s Back to Basics is the essential kitchen bible.

By explaining and demonstrating core cooking techniques, Kevin opens up a vast repertoire of dishes to every cook. From poaching eggs and making perfect pastry to pan-frying steak and creating the ultimate chocolate mousse, Kevin shows that once you understand the basic technique you can master any dish.

In ultra-clear step-by-step sequences, that are just like having Kevin beside you in the kitchen, he takes you through his tried-and-tested methods and provides lots of hints, tips and insider secrets along the way. Technique by technique the book builds into a comprehensive kitchen bible, with over 100 delicious recipes for everything from Eggs Benedict and Navarin of Lamb to Chicken Noodle Soup, Raspberry Souffle and Chocolate Fondant.

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The Complete Irish Pub Cookbook

By photosearth / June 16, 2017

The Complete Irish Pub Cookbook

The Complete Irish Pub Cookbook

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Pubs in Ireland are the cornerstone of their communities; relaxed places where locals and visitors can experience the best of traditional Irish hospitality. Many pubs have also become the place to go for a great meal, with a choice of both traditional and contemporary dishes. In recent years Irish cooking has been transformed, with skillful cooks making the most of wonderful fresh local produce to create delicious new dishes and giving a twist to many classics. This collection includes the best of both worlds – with best-loved favorites such as Irish Stew and Split Pea and Ham Soup and also newer recipes, like Scallop Chowder or Oatmeal and Raspberry Cream to set your taste buds tingling. So just open this book to enjoy the best of traditional and contemporary Irish pub cooking.

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