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Favorite St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Recipes
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Whether it’s traditional corned beef boiled dinner you’re craving, or a warm slice of Irish soda bread for breakfast to cure your green beer hangover, this list of favorite St. Patrick’s Day recipes has you covered!

Favorite St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

New England boasts one of the largest populations of Irish-American heritages in the United States. As a result, many of the foods Americans think of as central to St. Patrick’s Day are dishes more customary to New England than Ireland itself. Corned beef and cabbage, for instance, which later became a staple of Irish-American culture, was at first favored by Irish immigrants due to its low cost. But whether it’s this traditional boiled dinner you’re craving, or something more adventurous like Guinness Pie, Yankee has the recipes to make your next St. Paddy’s day gathering memorable.

Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

New England Boiled Dinner
It’s more than just corned beef and cabbage: potatoes and carrots add color and pizzazz to this traditional St. Patrick ’s Day spread.

Grandpa Duffy’s Irish Medley
Enjoy it as Saturday night supper on a cold winter day. This unique combination of potatoes, ham, and apples is a delicious stick-to-your-ribs meal.

Murphy’s Irish Toast
Traditional French toast gets an Irish breakfast boost thanks to cinnamon raisin bread and a batter flavored with Irish Cream Liqueur and grated nutmeg.

Hot Cross Buns Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns
Often served during Lent, and particularly on Good Friday.

Beef, Mushroom, and Guinness Pie
This hearty recipe for Beef, Mushroom, and Guinness Pie is sure to become a family favorite that will warm you from the inside out.

Irish Bread
The caraway seeds and sugar in this bread are a surprisingly delightful combination.

Annie's Irish Soda Bread
Photo/Art by Heath Robbins
Annie’s Irish Soda Bread

Annie’s Irish Soda Bread
The secret to good Irish Soda Bread is not to overwork the dough. Studded with raisins and caraway seeds, this traditional Irish fare needs just a bit of butter.

Irish Lamb Stew
A traditional New England dish, Irish Lamb Stew is best when served with mint jelly and hot biscuits.

Irish Potato Biscuits
A simple biscuit made from fresh or leftover mashed potatoes.

St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Photo/Art by Aimee Seavey
St. Patrick’s Day English Muffin Pizzas

St. Patrick’s Day Mini Pizzas
How can something so simple be so festive? That favorite standby, the English Muffin Pizza, turns Irish with the addition of green pepper shamrocks.

Which St. Patrick’s Day dish is your favorite?

Updated Thursday, March 10th, 2011

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