A Traditional St. Patrick's Day Feast
Corned beef and cabbage shouldn't be the only dish on your St. Patrick's Day go-to list. Jackie Dodd, founder of the Beeroness, demonstrates how to make a traditional Irish dish you'll love.
I hate to break it to you but corned beef was never a tradition in Ireland. Nor was green beer. Those are traditions that Americans rallied behind to celebrate an Irish tradition.
In the Emerald Isle the festivities of Saint Patrick were celebrated with pork (mostly bacon or pork loin), colcannon potatoes and a nice bready stout. It wasn’t until the Irish immigrated to New York City and realized that beef was much cheaper than pork that the dish began to make an impression on those who wanted to get a little rowdy on March 17th.
Today, we’re taking it back to the beginning with traditional recipes for St. Patrick's Day. Back to the lush countryside of Ireland with a dish more suited to celebrating the way those in the Motherland did.
And don’t forget to wash it all down with a nice roasty stout beer.
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