I previously shared how much I love my grandma’s boiled dinner. I’ve heard it called Irish boiled dinner and New England boiled dinner. Frankly, they both look the same to me. Since we’re neither Irish nor from New England, it’s just boiled dinner to me. Since St. Patrick’s Day will soon be upon us, this is going to be “Irish” boiled dinner today.
Grandma’s “Irish” Boiled Dinner Recipe
I started making this in the exact same blue cast iron pot that I got from my grandma, but it ended up being too small to fit everything in it. I probably used too many vegetables, so I ended up having to transfer it into another pot. Just figure you’re going to need a big pot if you use as many vegetables as I did.
I love using baby carrots because I don’t have to do anything except dump them in which is what I did here. I’m sure my grandma peeled (actually she scraped carrots with a knife instead of a peeler) whole carrots and cut them up. Ah, the good old days.
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