St. Patrick’s Day Foodwhirl Roundup

Everyone’s Irish on March 17, right?  Are you being traditional and making corned beef, or coloring your cupcakes green?  Or just enjoying a nice irish stout? I’m not remotely Irish, but it’s fun to pretend once a year!

Here’s some of the cool Irish/St Pat’s recipes that we’ve had thus far at Foodwhirl!

(Check out all our seasonal recipes here!)

Guiness Corned Beef

Guiness Corned Beef

Right now Niki is detailing how to actually corn a beef over in the Seasonal/Holiday category —–> How I got lucky There are still some days remaining until St. Patricks Day, so there is still time to brine your own Corned Beef. Whether you prepare your own beef, or buy the packaged one, this is a great way to cook it…

Corned Beef and Cabbage (or, how I got lucky): Part 1 of 3

Corned Beef and Cabbage (or, how I got lucky): Part 1 of 3

Get your minds out of the gutter. Seriously! The very first meal I ever cooked for my husband when we first started dating was corned beef and cabbage. I figure it must have been lucky, because he eventually married me – right? (How to make REAL corned beef!)

Corned Beef and Cabbage (or how I got lucky): Part 2 of 3

Corned Beef and Cabbage (or how I got lucky): Part 2 of 3

After a week of brining, my beef brisket is finally ready to come out of its spice bath and be rinsed and cooked. It sat in the fridge all week, and I turned it two or three times to make sure all sides got equal time in the brine. It smelled pleasantly of pickles every time I uncovered it… (Part 2)

Irish Car  Bomb Bread Pudding

Irish Car Bomb Bread Pudding

We’ve already had an Irish Car Bomb Ice-cream recipe posted on the site, but I felt like I really needed to share this yummy concoction with you guys. I love bread pudding, and I felt like the flavors in an Irish car bomb would really lend themselves to an interesting dessert combination. St. Patty's Ideas - Corned Beef & Cabbage Tacos

St. Patty’s Ideas – Corned Beef & Cabbage Tacos

Now that March is here, time to start thinking Green! Well, St. Patrick’s Day food anyway… and what screams St. Patty’s more than corned beef and cabbage. Twitter reader @somethingextra send us this unusual twist… Corned beef & cabbage, in taco form!

Irish Car Bomb Ice-cream Sundae

Irish Car Bomb Ice-cream Sundae

So, you want a dessert with an Irish twist for St. Patrick’s Day? Maybe something tasty for the adults? Look no further! This ice cream dessert is fabulous. The story: A while back we had lunch at Six Feet Under across from Oakland Cemetery, and they had something similar to this for dessert.

Spotlight- Guinness Spiced Muffins

Spotlight- Guinness Spiced Muffins

I’ve been looking around for some good St. Patrick’s inspired creations, now that we’re in March, so we’ll start off with these delicious sounding Guinness Stout muffins, from Mega*Crafty. Cooking with beer, particularly stouts, yields tasty results, so pop a cold one and try it!

Leftover Potato Pancakes

Leftover Potato Pancakes

Guestwhirl for St. Pat’s! Reader Melissa sends us another great potato recipe (Previous: Twice Baked Potatoes) I don’t know if anyone else out there is like me, but there are certain foods, whenever I cook them I inevitably make too much. Potatoes are one of these foods for me. Well, after making

How to Cook Greens......for St. Patricks Day!

How to Cook Greens……for St. Patricks Day!

Ok, I’m from the South, what can I say…. I love greens!   I got Kale in my Gaia’s Greens box last week, and Collards this week so it was time to cook up some greens!  And then when I realized it’s almost St. Patricks Day and Greens are, well….Green!

Happy Saint Patty's day: just add pesto.

Happy Saint Patty’s day: just add pesto.

Sure you have to wear green so you won’t be pinched. I used to throw in a bright green hair ribbon when I was little, and I think we pinned on clovers more than once. Why not give green to your food too? Or greenify your kids’ lunches or get in the spirit during dinner?

Spotlight: St Pats Day Maki!

Spotlight: St Pats Day Maki!

I was out looking around for interesting things to do with corned beef and cabbage, and ran across this fabulous idea from The Cooking of Joy (one of my new fave food blogs!)..  How do you combine sushi and St. Patrick’s Day?  With St. Patty’s Day Maki, of course! Joy says: So after I blogged

Now, go get your Irish on! What are you cooking for St. Pats?

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