Today, I had my team over for a little St. Patty's Day afternoon. I baked this soda bread, which always comes out looking so delightfully rustic. Mike bought Dubliner and Irish cheddar cheese, which was so tasty. Then I made Guinness stew. The only thing wrong with it is that there's none left! I printed out the old Irish hymn "Be Thou My Vision," and we read it as our prayer before eating. It was such a beautiful day, we took a turn about the neighborhood after our heavy lunch.
Then we had afternoon tea! I got to pull out my grandmother's china from Germany and Mike's grandparents' silver service for our tea. We had scones and shortbread with our tea.