March 3, 2016
St. Patrick's Day without beer is like New Year's without champagne - but why only drink it? This year add some delicious twists on Irish favorites to your menu before heading out for a night of good-natured mischief. We found some surprising recipes that we think you'll love to sink your teeth into!
It doesn’t get more Irish than corned beef and cabbage…until you cook it in beer. This slow-cooker recipe from Food.com lets you put all your ingredients together in a Crock-Pot on the morning of March 17th, then set it and forget it until it’s time to celebrate that afternoon!
What holiday from the Emerald Isle is complete without some amazing potatoes? Ready to have your mind blown a little? TheSlowRoastedItalian.com has a recipe for bacon cheddar beer potatoes au gratin. That’s a lot of words that add up to a stunning pot of gold(en potatoes) in your oven.
Last but never least – a ridiculously tasty dessert. This recipe for chocolate Guinness cupcakes from FoodNetwork.com is the perfect way to wrap up your evening of culinary shenanigans. Even though that recipe includes a frosting, hold on. It gets better.
Top those boozy confections with this Baileys Irish Cream frosting we found at Food.com. Want to go green? Add a few drops of food coloring to the frosting until it turns a delightful shade of shamrock.
With a little effort and a lot of calories, St. Patrick’s Day 2016 could be one for the record books for you and your clan. Be sure to have fun, stay safe, and remember – if you’re lucky enough to be Irish, you’re lucky enough!