Corned Beef & Cabbage, Champ & Soda Bread for St Patrick’s Day

I remember one St. Patrick’s Day in particular. I was a first grader at St. Margaret of Cortona School. Sister Justina asked me why I wasn’t wearing a green ribbon in my hair. “Because I’m Lebanese”, I replied timidly. The real reason, I suspect, is that Mom couldn’t afford to buy green ribbon for us 8 girls. Sister chuckled and said, “You don’t have to … Continue reading Corned Beef & Cabbage, Champ & Soda Bread for St Patrick’s Day

Chili like Zip’s Cafe

    Casey’s chili like Zip’s Mt. Lookout – I pulled this from my archives from several years ago. So many of you have requested this hometown Cincinnati fave! Chili like Zip’s  A couple years ago, I met with Pauline Murrie, Chef Owner of Main Street Café in Newtown. The reason?  It’s the same chili that’s made at Zip’s. Both restaurants are family owned. And … Continue reading Chili like Zip’s Cafe