(Photo from Kelly McCombs)
St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow and they say you don’t need to be Irish to celebrate. However, I think everyone is at least a little Irish on the holiday! St. Patrick’s Day is a day to cook delicious authentic cuisine and beverages, and have fun with family, friends and co-workers. We have a feeling you’ll feel the luck of the Irish with these recipes below. Remember to enjoy and drink responsibly!
A meal in Ireland is not complete without traditional Irish Soda Bread. This recipe is easy and only takes about an hour to make. The finished product is soft loaf filled with raisins. Slather a layer of butter on a slice and you’ll be the happiest one in the room!
While this may seem like something you can only have in the morning time, this strong coffee cocktail can be had any time of the day. My favorite time to make this is as an after dinner drink. Irish coffee can be deceiving…it packs a punch!
This delicious casserole is seen on many Irish menus, though some say it originally came from England. Regardless, this is a super easy and popular meal to make for St. Patrick’s Day!
A simple name for a drink that has been around since 1888. You can’t have a St. Patrick’s Day cocktail recipe without a little whiskey!
One of the best meals I had while in Ireland, was a hearty beef stew made with Guinness at a small pub in the coastal town of Doolin. Enjoying this meal, while listening to spirited Irishmen play some local music, made for some long lasting memories. This recipe is the closest one I’ve found to replicate that stew!