2017 Recipe Contest Winners
2017 Irish Appetizer Recipe Contest
First Place: Potatoes O’Graty submitted by Lauren Bonnell
- 6 Red Potatoes
- Garlic Powder
- 1 Onion
- 5 oz. Pampa Mushroom
- Sprinkle Parmesan Cheese
- Boil potatoes
- Caramelize onions
- Peel and quarter potatoes
- Sprinkle with Parmesan, salt, pepper, and butter
- Add mushrooms and onion
- Serve and enjoy
2017 Irish Main Course Recipe Contest
First Place: Tomato Irish Stew submitted by Griffin Schlamp
Tomato Irish Stew
To be eaten over top of mashed potatoes in a bowl.
- 1 lb. Stew Meat
- 3 lb. Bag of Red Potatoes
- Pinch of Cinnamon
- 1 tbsn Garlic Salt
- 1 tbsn Lemon Pepper
- 2 tbsn Worcestershire Sauce
- 2 tbsn Garlic Powder
- 1 tbsn Sriracha Garlic Powder
- Pinch of Parsley Flakes
- 1 Bag of Baby Carrots
- 1 cup Water
- 4 cups Beef Broth
- 1 bottle Guinness, Extra Stout
- 11 oz Tomato Paste
- Season all to taste
- Hot Sauce (generic) to taste
- 8 oz Sour Cream
- Chives diced
- Brown meat with onions, garlic, chives, salt, pepper, lemon pepper, and Worcestershire Sauce.
- Fry 3 potatoes separate with butter, garlic, sriracha.
- Add beer to meat. Then add parsley.
- After 10 minutes, add broth, water, tomatoes, and carrots.
- Cook 10 minutes, then simmer with fried potatoes.
- When stew is at the correct thickness, add hot sauce to taste.
- Keep warm.
- Boil remaining potatoes, then drain.
- Add sour cream, garlic, and sriracha.
- Add salt and black pepper to taste.
2017 Irish Dessert Recipe Contest
First Place: Whiskey Apple Brack submitted by Nicole Henke
Second Place: Irish Coffee Cream Pie submitted by Lauren Bonnell
Third Place: Bailey’s Irish Cream Cookie Balls submitted by Tess Brorlirve
Whiskey Apple Brack
- 4 apples, sliced & chunked
- 1/2 cup raisins, sultanas, cranberries, or other dried fruit
- 3/4 cup Irish Whiskey
- 3/4 cup Hot Breakfast Tea
- 2 cups Flour
- 1 tbsn Baking Powder
- 1/2 tsp Mixed Spice (Irish)
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup Brown Sugar
- Walnuts, diced
- Sanding Sugar
- Confectioner’s Sugar
- Place all fruit in sealed sealable container, cover with whiskey, seal, and shake. Let sit for 2 hours or overnight.
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
- Lightly grease springform pan or large loaf pan.
- In mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, mixed spice, salt, and brown sugar.
- Add egg to mix, then add prepared fruit and stir. Add nuts (if using).
- Add remaining whiskey if you want strong brack or add the 3/4 cup tea. The dough mixture should be thick, so add liquid slowly. Stop when it gets to the right level.
- Spread mixture in the pan.
- Top pan with some of the struesel or sanding sugar.
- Place pan in oven and cook for 60 to 70 minutes for cake pan, or 35 to 45 minutes for loaf pan.
- Allow to cool and remove from pan. Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar if you like.
Note: Can be served with cream or whiskey butter for dessert, or sliced and toasted for tea.