the appetizer:

Irish cuisine historically featured potatoes, beer, cabbage, beer, kale, beer, stews, heavy breads, and other hearty foods to complement Ireland's northern climate. But cooks in Ireland now fuse traditional cuisine with contemporary cooking styles.

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Sharp Ale Cheese

1/2 pound grated sharp cheddar
4 ounces cream cheese
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon celery seed
1/2 to 2/3 cup dark ale (to desired consistency)
Dash of paprika

Blend all ingredients except paprika in food processor. Place in serving bowl and sprinkle paprika on top as garnish. Serve with toasted breads, crackers, or crudites.


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