Irish Eats, Drinks, and Treats to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Dayby Elizabeth MacDonald
The traditional parades, kisses, and pinches may not be happening in 2021, but that does not mean St. Patrick’s Day can’t be fun! A neighborhood gathering, a small group of friends, or a day of blessings with the family will not only lift your spirits, but it will give you something to look forward to.
Irish Drinks, Eats, and Treats to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Spin the traditional corned beef and cabbage into options the whole family will love.
Cabbage Hash Brown Patties by Some Tasty
Crispy and slightly addicting, St. Patrick’s Day breakfast just got better.
Cabbage Chips by Delish
If you love kale chips, you need to try a cabbage version. Be careful not to over-season!
Irish Grilled Cheese by Spicy Southern Kitchen
“A stack of salty corned beef, topped with sweet, caramelized onions, and gooey melted cheese. This is perhaps the best way to eat corned beef.” We couldn’t agree more.
Irish Stew by Parade
A traditional bacon, sausage, potato, and onion stew that you can make your own. Swap ham for bacon, add in carrots or other veggies to meet your family’s cravings.
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Irish Soda Bread by Baking Bites
Irish Ginger Snaps by Cooking with Ruthie
Delicate cookies rolled in sugar before being baked, you’ll want to save a few to enjoy with the coffee you are going to need tomorrow!
Boozy Whiskey Cake from Baking-Sense
This one is for the adults, obviously. You may even push your soda bread aside for an extra bite of cake.
Drinks that will make you feel Irish
Skip adding green food dye to drinks this year and enjoy actual Irish-inspired cocktails, mocktails, whiskey, or wine!
1 ounce Midori Melon Liqueur
The perfect drink to start your gathering with.
2 parts Jim Beam Honey
1 part DeKuyper Melon
Fill with light beer
No rainbow needed to find this gold.
Kahlua, Amaretto liqueur, and milk are shaken to perfection with this cocktail.
While St. Patrick’s Day isn’t famous for wine, Ireland isn’t short on the goodness grapes create. It can be challenging to find Irish wine in smaller areas, but not impossible! You can always order online, too.
In a pinch? You can always grab a Guinness or a great bottle of whiskey.