What to Eat and Drink on St. Patrick's Day


[Flickr: Tracy Hunter]


Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Honeyed Figs
Cheese and Chive Hash Brown Cakes
Buttermilk Scones

Green Foods

Green Pea Hummus
Alice Waters' Long-Cooked Broccoli
Cream-Braised Brussels Sprouts
Salsa Verde

Lunch and Dinner

Alton Brown's Corned Beef
Michael Ruhlman's Home-Cured Corned Beef
Red Flannel Corned Beef Hash
Reuben Sandwich
Quick Beef Stew
Shepherd's Pie


Red Cabbage and Apples with Caraway Seeds
Bacon Braised Cabbage
Red Cabbage Salad with Braeburn Apples and Spiced Pecans
Cabbage and Mustard Seeds


Alton Brown's Mashers
Cheese and Chive Hash Brown Potato Cakes
Turnip and Potato Gratin
Baked Potatoes with Broccoli and Cheddar


Creamy Cabbage and Potatoes

Breads and Cakes

Whole-Wheat Irish Soda Bread
Irish Porter Cake
Guinness Plum Cake
Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Irish Whiskey Filling


Irish Coffee
"Tipperary" Cocktail
"The Emerald" Cocktail
Wine Pairings with St. Paddy's Food
Irish Microbrews
Going Beyond Guinness: North American Stouts
Irish Ice Cream Soda [non-boozy]