Good Irish cooks always prepare special food for St. Patrick’s Day.  This is the day on which your grandmother’s recipes will be taken out, dusted off and recreated.  Even if you are not Irish, there are still plenty of web sites online that will help you to prepare some traditional Irish food to enjoy on this day.  You simply need to know what some of the traditional Irish foods are so that you can search for them.

To start with, no traditional Irish meal will be complete without some corned beef with cabbage.  This is an old favorite amongst the Irish.  Of course, you can add other vegetables like potatoes and carrots to this dish as well.  While this sounds quite hearty, you may be surprised to hear that it is also quite easy to make since all you have to do is place it in the crock pot.

If you would like to try something different, then lamb stew is another traditional favorite.  There are numerous variations on this recipe available.  It is also cooked in the crock pot and can be served with Irish Soda Bread.

You probably know that many people also enjoy eating Shepherd’s pie.  This is a meal that almost everyone will enjoy.  While there are numerous ways in which to prepare this traditional meal, the best way is to use one of the simpler recipes that you are able to find.

Of course, no traditional Irish meal would be complete without potatoes.  These are considered to be an essential part of every Irish meal, especially on St. Patrick’s Day.

To top off your meal you will need something to drink.  Herein you may wish to choose from either Irish coffee or green beer.  Both of these are excellent drinks unless you shouldn’t be drinking alcohol.  For those who need nonalcoholic beverages you can create green milkshakes or smoothies.

Regardless of what you plan to serve this St. Patrick’s Day, make sure that you have fun.  Go green and celebrate this year in style.

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