Category: St. Patrick’s Day

Stout Mac and Cheese

I found Stout Mac and Cheese, after St. Patrick’s Day last year in Cooking Light Magazine and bookmarked the recipe to try! Dark beer lovers will enjoy this mac and cheese version for St. Paddy’s Day! The stout adds the distinctive slightly bitter, malty flavor to the cheese and gives it it’s dark, rich color. Along…

Beef and Guinness Pot Pies

 I made Beef and Guinness Pot Pies a couple of weeks ago and put a couple in the freezer in anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day to pull out and bake today! You could use any Irish Stew recipe, frozen puff pastry and  shamrock cookie cutter for some St. Paddy’s Day crust decorations, or if you’re…

Irish Apple Cake

From The Complete Irish Pub Cookbook~  Irish Apple Cake for St. Patrick’s Day or with your morning coffee or afternoon cuppa! Apples have been grown in Ireland for centuries–legend has it that St. Patrick planted an apple tree in an ancient settlement outside Armagh city. Today County Armagh is known as “Orchard County” and celebrates its apples with festivals…

For the Love of the Irish~ Giveaway!

I’m sharing some cookbook love and love of the Irish and giving away The Complete Irish Pub Cookbook! Full of beautiful food and scenery sprinkled in~ I picked up one for myself and one to giveaway in time for St. Paddy’s Day! In addition to best-loved favorites like Irish Stew, Colcannon, Brown Soda Bread with Molasses…

Wearing of the Green~ on Potatoes

I’m not Irish but I’m happy to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with The Wearing of the Green. . .on potatoes. . .  . . .with Spinach Pesto~ and a little fun with Spinach 4-Leaf Clovers~ I’m not lucky when it comes to finding 4-Leaf Clovers, but I did have some luck & fun with baby spinach…

Pot of Gold Irish Potato Soup

I’m not Irish, but I’m happy to pay homage to the potato to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day~ I’ve never met a potato I didn’t like ~ potatoes are my kryptonite~  and I can think of nothing more tragic than a potato famine :) I found a recipe from Southern Living for Irish Potato Soup that I…