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St. Patrick’s Day recipes are the perfect way to celebrate everyone’s favorite Irish holiday! From Irish stew to bangars & mash, everyone will love these traditional Irish recipes!
St. Patrick’s Day is big for us! Originally, I loved it for the parties and St. Patrick’s Day drinks but ever since I married an O’Driscoll, I love all things Irish! Even my kids love it and get super excited about making leprechaun traps every year. I can’t lie…I get a little more excited about all the yummy St. Patrick’s Day desserts!
St. Patrick’s Day Recipes
This year I want to make more than just treats and I’m scoping out all the best St. Patrick’s Day food ideas. I’ve found awesome recipes from Irish Boxty to Irish Stew so every meal is pretty much covered! Just pick a favorite or two and get cookin’.
Frequently Asked Questions…
When is St. Patrick’s Day
Celebrated on March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day will fall on a Sunday this year.
What do you bring to a potluck on St. Patrick’s Day?
Bangers And Mash, Irish Soda Bread, Colcannon Mashed Potatoes and Shepherd’s Pie are all great choices for a St. Patrick’s Day potluck.
What is a traditional St. Patrick’s Day dinner?
In the United States, it’s traditional to serve corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day but that’s not actually what they eat in Ireland. A traditional Irish dinner would be more along the lines of this lamb stew recipe from Donal Skehan, a well known foodie in Ireland.
What kind of meat goes into an Irish Stew?
Centuries ago, the Irish made their stew with goat meat. Over the years, it became more common to use mutton or lamb, though beef is often used as well.
Is corned beef and cabbage a traditional Irish food?
Corned beef and cabbage is actually an Irish-American food. Originally made with bacon, corned beef was later substituted by Irish immigrants who’d moved to America.
If you’re looking for more traditional Irish recipes, you’ve got to check out The Complete Irish Pub Cookbook. My mother-in-law gave us a copy a few years back and it has TONS of great stuff! You can even wear this cute apron while you’re cooking up a storm!
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