Today is the day when everyone drops everything and runs to the nearest Irish pub to down pints of Guinness. The smart revelers will also order some shepherd’s pie or Welsh rarebit in order to pad their drinking. But the even-smarter St. Patty's day partiers won’t even try to elbow their way into a pub. Instead, they’ll bring home a few bottles of Guinness (it’s not as good as draught, but it does the trick) and enjoy them with these eight recipes.
1. Fried Beer-Battered Fish and Chips
This version of a pub staple is fried in a wonderfully light beer batter and served with dilled tartar sauce.
2. Beef Stew
Beef stew is everything you want in comfort food—it’s hearty and satisfying—but what makes this version stand out is its subtle, sophisticated use of coriander and fenugreek seeds.