From corned beef, soda bread and potatoes to parties and beer, there’s a lot to love about St. Patrick’s Day each March.
Whether or not you have Irish heritage, this day can be a great opportunity to learn more about this Irish tradition that celebrates the life and legacy of St. Patrick. While it primarily began as a religious holiday, St. Patrick’s Day has grown to include people of other backgrounds in recognizing culture and history.
Often the day is filled with parades, parties and a lot of good food. A river in Chicago is even dyed the color green in honor of the holiday. People enjoy gathering with family and friends and eating some great food.
Irish or not, St. Patty’s Day can provide you the opportunity to learn more about culture, explore new traditions and try out some flavorful, rich recipes.
Like many other holidays, St. Patrick’s Day features some special recipes that are characteristic of the season. Here are a few dishes you’ll probably find at a traditional St. Patrick’s Day gathering.
While the way in which St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated has changed over the years, traditional dishes like these enjoyed with people you love can be a delightful way to appreciate the Irish culture.
Are you ready to get cooking with an Irish flair? Whether you’re prepping for a St. Patrick’s Day get-together or are just interested in exploring new ideas, we’ve got recipes for you. While some may be adaptations of traditional St. Patrick’s Day recipes, you can also make them your own and mix it up from the expected. Here we share some great recipes that will have you feeling lucky as you enjoy each bite.
What happens when you bring together roasted potatoes and simmered corned beef? A delightful Irish bite that’s great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This hash recipe includes patties of chopped corned beef and potatoes that are served with a seasoned poached egg.
Let the flavors in this stew simmer and blend together. Choose your meat -- this recipe uses venison -- and amplify the flavor with garlic, onion, potatoes and carrots. The splash of Black Sheep Gastronomy Worcestershire Sauce brings a bright pop of flavor that blends in well with the other stew components.
Incorporate that traditional cabbage favorite in this chicken dish. Add some heat with peppers and sausage to keep things interesting.
Did you know that pork is one of the most common types of meat? Enjoy a cheesy take on pork chops, seasoned with Fustini’s Tuscan Spice. Pair with Brussels sprouts and quartered potatoes for a well-balanced Irish-themed dinner.
Take smooth mashed potatoes and transform them into crispy cakes. This recipe also brings in other ingredients like turkey and stuffing to create a fun and versatile dish.
No matter the size of your St. Patrick’s day gathering this year, you can send well wishes and enjoy celebrating with some great food. Whether you stick to the traditional menus or are interested in exploring new flavors and dishes and put an Irish twist on them, you can whip up a tasty spread for your gathering. Grow in appreciation and learn something new about this key Irish holiday by enjoying some St. Patty’s Day food.
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