St. Patrick's Day Food and Drink Recipes: Corned Beef and Cabbage
St Patrick's Day is a Time for Celebration and Partying and Most Importantly Food and Drink
Here are some St. Patrick's Day Recipes Everyone Can Enjoy:
Corned beef and cabbage is a traditional Irish dish that is often served on St. Patrick's Day and has been for many years.
There are many different versions of the recipe and you have to find the one that you like best, but we've collected a few for you here to get you started. Make sure you click on the links to go to the rest of the recipe and cooking instructions. Make sure you give yourself enough cooking time as corned beef and cabbage can take hours to cook properly.
2 to 2 1/2 pound Corned-Beef Brisket*, recipe follows 1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper 1 teaspoon ground allspice 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 pound diced carrots, approximately 4 small 1/2 pound diced onions, approximately 2 small 1 pound potatoes, peeled and chopped, approximately 3 medium 1/4 pound diced celery, approximately 2 stalks 1 small head cabbage, chopped, approximately 2 pounds
All Recipes also has a corned beef and cabbage recipe that takes about 10 mins to prepare and just under two and a half hours to cook.
They also have a slow cooker corned beef and cabbage recipe that you can prepare in the morning and then it will be ready when you come home St. Patrick's evening.
To accompany the corned beef and cabbage, you can also make some Irish Soda Bread, which is easy and delicious:
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 to 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
What About Some St. Patrick's Day Drink?
Now that you have your main meal planned, you will need some drink aside from the traditional green beer to help you celebrate the day.
This St. Patrick's Day Sangria uses Irish Whiskey and is a spin on the traditional Sangria recipe.
If you are adventurous try is Emerald Isle drink, which is a minty gin cocktail.
- 1 oz gin
- 1 tsp crème de menthe, green
- 2 dashes bitters
- Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes.
- Shake well.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Happy St. Patrick's Day!