I always wear green to work, and usually bake special cookies to bring into work on that day. I also cook a "Green" meal, that is Irish themed.
How do you celebrate???
I don't do the beer thing at all - I just take the day to enjoy Irish foods and honor my family.
I have a tiny leprechaun teddy bear figurine that I got when my daughter was a very little girl. We always hide the leprechaun and dd tries to find it. That was always her favorite thing to do as a kid on St Patrick's Day. She is too old to go hunt for it now, but she still demands to see that bear out on the table.
I also have a Yankee Candle that is "shamrock" scented that I burn and I decorate the table with my Irish themed stuff.
½ lb corned beef , thinly sliced
½ lb swiss cheese , shredded
1 (16 ounce) can sauerkraut
mayonnaise - I think it's about 1/2 cup
3 teaspoons prepared horseradish
1 package miniature party rye rounds
1 Dice corned beef.
2 Mix shredded cheese with beef.
3 Drain sauerkraut well.
4 Dice and add to cheese/beef mixture.
5 Add enough mayo to moisten the cheese mixture.
6 Add horseradish.
7 Spread a think layer of mustard on each slice of party rye bread (only on one side of the bread).
8 Add a layer of the cheese corned beef mixture.
9 Place mini-reubens on a cookie sheet.
10 Put under the broiler for 3-4 minutes or until hot and bubbly and cheese is melted
I do have the recipes posted over at the old Zaar site in my recipes, including a posted St Patrick's Day menu if there are any you wanted before I get around to posting here. All are my own recipes posted under my name except the Irish Cream Cake, which is posted by chia over there.LindasBusyKitchen wrote:Heather, your dinner sounds divine... I would love for you to post them... I love the idea of the little bear... Something very different and a tradition that I am sure your daughter will always treasure... I never heard of the scent for your candle... I will have to check that out the next time I go to Yankee Candle! Thank you for sharing your celebration with us!
Irish food. I love soda bread. And for dinner, any pub food is good. Mostly sandwiches, as I don't often do a braised brisket, unless the meat is going to sandwiches. I am avoiding the cottage pies because I am on the run from potatoes. I know bread has carbs too, it's easier for me to dodge potatoes than bread. Low carb beer, that's just nasty. And since I don't drink very much or often, or even all of the glass, I insist on a proper brew.
Here are some more to tickle your tastebuds!
http://www.recipezazz.com/recipe/corned ... inner-3741
http://www.recipezazz.com/recipe/corned ... irish-4775
http://www.recipezazz.com/recipe/corned ... ck-pot-436
http://www.recipezazz.com/recipe/saraso ... bbage-4916
http://www.recipezazz.com/recipe/corned ... inner-4829
http://www.recipezazz.com/recipe/papa-d ... abbage-992
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