Ultimate St. Patrick's Day Guide
Irish Dinner Menu
This hearty dinner menu includes juicy skillet-roasted lamb loins with herbs and lemony salt-roasted fingerling potatoes.
Irish Whiskey Drinks
Served in a hot punch or prepared in a fruity after-dinner drink, these terrific cocktails highlight super smooth Irish whiskey.
St. Patrick's Day Party Food Ideas
9 Actual Irish Dishes to Make This St. Patrick’s Day
Corned beef and cabbage might be one of the most popular dishes to eat on St. Patrick's Day. However, it's not an authentic Irish recipe—it's Irish-American. Irish immigrants invented the dish when they first settled in New York City and started eating the corned beef sold at kosher butchers. From delicious lamb to roasted potatoes, here are nine truly Irish dishes to make to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
7 Ways to Cook with Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day
It’s no surprise that the world's average daily Guinness consumption—5.5 million pints— doubles on March 17. While we certainly respect simply drinking a dark, frothy pint, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the nectar of the Irish gods. Here, seven alternative ways to enjoy your Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day.
For St. Patrick's Day, Turn Your Guinness into Bread
Use this savory, cheesy quick bread recipe.
7 Festive St. Patrick's Day Desserts
The best desserts to devour on St. Patrick's Day.
Mashed Potatoes with Manchego and Olive Oil
Vegetarian Recipes for a Corned Beef-Free St. Patrick's Day
The best ways to eat vegetarian on St. Patrick's Day.
Here's the Naturally Green Beer You Deserve on St. Patrick's Day
Start looking for Fantôme Magic Ghost now.
5 Uses for Your Leftover St. Patrick's Day Corned Beef
Make all of those patient hours of preparation worth it and recycle your leftover corned beef into something entirely new and delicious.
Best Corned Beef Recipes for St. Patrick's Day Dinner
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with delicious corned beef.
We Are In the Midst of an Irish Whiskey Revival
And here are the best bottles for St. Patrick's Day.
If You're Going to Drink Something Green on St. Patrick's Day, Make it Chartreuse
This year, skip the green beer and opt instead for a verdant cocktail made with herbaceous, bracingly bitter and vibrantly colored green Chartreuse. Here, seven great options.
4 Delicious Irish Spirits That Aren't Whiskey
6 Eco-Friendly “Green” Breweries for St. Patrick’s Day
What to Drink on St. Patrick's Day (If You Don't Love Whiskey or Beer)
Not a whiskey fan? We can help.
What Makes a Great Irish Pub?
More "Moondance," please.
Excellent Irish Beers Beyond Guinness
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day – while your slug back Guinnesses or, in a less fitting tribute, American macro-lagers that have been colored green – here is a list of seven Irish-made brews to prove that Ireland is not a one-trick pony…
F&W Test Kitchen whiz Justin Chapple demos a genius trick for making creamy riced potatoes.
Slow Cooker Corned Beef with Cabbage, Carrots and Potatoes
This classic Irish-American dish gets simplified in the slow cooker.
Guinness Ice Cream with Chocolate-Covered Pretzels
This dessert, created by pastry chef Cory Barrett, is an ode to Michael Symon's father, Dennis, who loves beer, pretzels and chocolate. The ice cream has a strong, malty Guinness flavor that goes supremely well with the salty, milk chocolate–covered pretzels. If you don't want to make the chocolate-covered pretzels, they're easy enough to buy.
Braised Lamb with Herb-Scented Jus
At Haven’s Kitchen, this tender braised leg of lamb might be served at a private dinner party. Chef David Mawhinny then sandwiches any extra meat and meat juices with pickled vegetables and focaccia for lunch.
Irish Brown Bread
Smoked Salmon Toasts with Mustard Butter
Sour cream or cream cheese may be the usual spread with salty smoked salmon, but chef David Tanis thinks softened butter makes a tasty alternative. (Think of ham-and-butter sandwiches.) To give the butter a zippy bite, he stirs in lemon zest and both Dijon and grainy mustards.
Country Potato-and-Cabbage Soup
This warming soup is perfect for a weeknight meal.
Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes
These potatoes from Ad Hoc have a wonderfully fluffy texture because they're passed through a ricer or food mill to make them especially airy. But they're also nicely rich, thanks to generous amounts of butter and heavy cream.
Corned Beef Hash with Fried Eggs
Colby Garrelts brines expensive wagyu for the homemade corned beef he uses in his tomato-rich, chunky hash.
These salmon-and-spinach cakes are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Garlic-and-Herb-Crusted Leg of Lamb
Orange-Cranberry Scones with Turbinado Sugar
These pleasantly dense cranberry-studded scones get a toffee like flavor from light brown turbinado sugar, which has large, crunchy crystals.
Creamy Leek and Potato Soup
This warm and cream soup comes together in no time.
Pan-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Fennel
In this delicious vegetable pan roast, sweet potatoes are tossed with fennel wedges and then roasted until tender and carmelized.
Roasted Chicken Legs with Potatoes and Kale
Irish Soda Bread
Unlike a yeast bread, this famous Irish quick bread requires no long-rise. It's a perfect accompaniment to corned beef and cabbage or just smeared with Irish butter.
Irish Lamb and Turnip Stew
Chef April Bloomfield finishes this simple stew with lots of fresh parsley and mint. This hearty stew will feed your St. Patrick's Day party crowd--and you can make it up to three days ahead of time.