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Battle of the St. Patrick’s Day Shakes: Shamrock Vs. Grasshopper

With the coming of St. Patrick’s Day 2013, it’s that time of the year again when we embrace a beverage not usually available during the other months. I’m not talking about green beer; I mean the green Shamrock Shake at McDonald’s — available for a limited time from February to March — made “classier” in [...]

Fast Food St. Patrick’s Day Creations

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and that can mean only one thing. Drinking to excess. OK, it can mean only two things. Drinking to excess and green food. Chain restaurants have long been a fan of the holiday, using it to unveil all manner of themed menu items. Flip through our gallery [...]

Super Food Nerds: How to Make Corned Beef

Get our in-depth look at how to make corned beef with step-by-step instructions.

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day With Shepherd’s Hand Pies

Shepherd’s pie: It’s serious comfort food. Thick, flavorful sauce, gamey lamb, bits of vegetables – it’s everything you want in a hearty Irish meal. However, it’s not exactly appetizer- or party-friendly. So how do you enjoy it on St. Patrick’s Day, when it’s practically required to have a beer (green or not) in one hand [...]

Sifted: Banana Cream Pie, St. Patrick’s Day Ideas and More

5 Hot Links We’re Loving: Happy Pi Day! It’s okay if you don’t like math, we think banana cream pie is a fine way to celebrate.  — Annie’s Eats Boozy Foods: This St. Patrick’s Day, Irish Whiskey Butter may just be the decadent twist your soda bread needs. – Brown Eyed Baker Craving: Steak and [...]

Sifted: Musical Pairings, Indian Food Palooza and Boozy Foods

5 Hot Links We’re Loving: Mushroom-leek mini pizzas + hot hypnotic beats = new level of kitchen inspiration. –Turntable Kitchen #IndianFoodPalooza? We so want in. –Indian Simmer Boozy Foods: Gear up for St. Patrick’s Day by working a little into your food. These twice-baked potatoes are shamelessly delicious. –Dana Treat Technique to Try: Chopsticks to scramble [...]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day: Drink Like You’re Irish

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This year, skip the green beer (go for green cupcakes instead!) in favor of a real Irish drink. You’ll forget all about emerald-hued light beer when you taste this traditional Irish coffee. Here’s how to make it, plus recipes for cocktails featuring Irish whiskey, Guinness, Irish cream and more.

Irish Beer Picks

For years, Greg Engert has been my go-to source for all things beer-related. An English major turned professional beer director — essentially, a sommelier of beer — Greg currently presides over the extensive beer list at Washington D.C.’s Birch & Barley restaurant and the cool beer bar upstairs, Churchkey. His knowledge of beer is encyclopedic, [...]

Matt’s Creamy Colcannon with Kale

This Irish favorite has become a favorite of mine, too. I’ll just go out on a limb and say that I’d be happy eating mashed potatoes every single day of the year if I let myself. And this delicious Colcannon, complete with the earthy flavors of kale and the creamy addition of butter and cream, [...]

Green Velvet Cupcakes

People are crazy about red velvet cake. It’s beloved in the South (who remembers the Bleedin’ Armadillo Grooms cake from Steel Magnolias?) but has taken all of America by storm over the past few years — it’s found in nearly every bakery on the block. Is the obsession with red-velvet cake due to the cake’s [...]

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