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THE IRISH KITCHEN
Margaret Johnson is perhaps
the most prolific Irish-American writer of topics dealing with Irish
food and drink. Holding dual citizenship in the US and Ireland,
Margaret is the author of five Irish
Cookbooks, An Afternoon Tea cookbook titled 'Tea and Crumpets', and has authored more than 200 food and travel articles
in a number of publications, including the "Irish Echo," "Irish
America Magazine," the "Los Angeles Times Syndicate," "Newsday," and Dublin's "Food and Wine" magazine.
To see what else Margaret has to offer, why not visit her website
at www.irishcook.com and www.margaretmjohnson.com.
Depending on where you live, June and July mark strawberry season, and although there are hundreds of recipes using the luscious red berries, strawberry shortcake reigns supreme. Cream of tartar or baking powder biscuits are often the shortcake of choice in this dessert, but these two creamy scone recipes are a pleasant alternative.