Saint Patrick’s Day Supper

Tuesday is Saint Patrick’s Day. Alas, we won’t be having a big Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration – no new menu or recipes to share. If I’m really lucky, I might find the time for some Shamrock Cupcakes (and if I do, I’ll be sure to share). In lieu of a new post, please drop by to see last year’s extravaganza. May the Luck of the Irish be with you and bless your days forever.

Rosemarie's Kitchen

The day is nearly upon us – when suddenly everyone is a wee-bit Irish.  We wear our green, drink beer, eat Corned Beef and Cabbage and have a grand time doing so.  Funny thing is, Corned Beef and Cabbage isn’t Irish – at least not in Ireland.  About the only part of Corned Beef and Cabbage that is genuinely a part of Ireland’s traditions is the cabbage. That’s not to say you won’t find Corned Beef and Cabbage being served in pubs in Ireland. However; most of the patriots are actually American tourists seeking out what they believe to be traditional St. Paddy’s Day meal. Truth be told, Corned Beef and Cabbage is an Irish-American tradition.  In Ireland, Saint Patrick’s Day is a national holiday, much like Thanksgiving in America.  Banks and businesses (except those in the hospitality industry) are closed.  It is also a religious holiday – the feast day…

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