Seared Sea Scallops for Irish Recipes
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Spring is upon us, and we’ve had fresh salads and all kinds of other delicious spring food. But when there isn’t enough time to relax and cook, there are still ways to get a quick spring fix. If you’re running late for work, make a spring-inspired breakfast with some butter-basted eggs, and add some fresh fruit to some sour-milk griddle cakes. Salads and soup are always a fast option for a midday meal, and you can keep it fresh with a radish, goat cheese, and cilantro salad or a chilled avocado soup. Dinner doesn’t have to take a long time either, a quick artichoke-filled pasta or swiss chard and chipotle tacos will save you time and utilize some that fresh spring produce. Here are our best spring recipes to save you time.


Florentine T-bone Steak

Brushing meat with rosemary imparts an herbal fragrance to this Italian steak, which is traditionally served with cannellini beans and lemon wedges.Get the recipe for Florentine T-bone Steak »

Miso Roasted Scallions

Roasting scallions brings out their sweetness; finished with a tangy miso dressing, they make a great appetizer or side. Get the recipe for Miso Roasted Scallions »

Butter-Basted Eggs

Crispy-bottomed fried eggs make an ideal breakfast. Get the recipe for Butter-Basted Eggs »

Sour Milk Griddle Cakes

Rustic sour-milk pancakes make for a delicious breakfast, especially when topped stewed blueberries and maple syrup. Get the recipe for Sour Milk Griddle Cakes »
Spiced Turmeric and Coconut Herbal Tea

Honey-Dill Dipping Sauce

Honey-Dill Dipping Sauce

Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta (Garides Saganaki)

The term saganaki refers to the skillet in which Greeks cook ingredients with cheese. In this dish, shrimp is topped with crumbled feta and broiled. Get the recipe for Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta (Garides Saganaki) »

Fried Cucumbers with Sour Cream Dipping Sauce

Sour cream and fines herbes make a great sauce for cooling down a spicy snack like our fried cucumbers. Get the recipe for Fried Cucumbers with Sour Cream Dipping Sauce »

Pasta with Grilled Artichokes

Pasta with Grilled Artichokes