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St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Blessings

The Irish have a long love affair with the spoken and written word. Think of all the wonderful writers who have hailed from this somewhat small island: Oscar Wilde, James Joyce and W.B Yeats. I’ve heard and grown to love these Irish blessings at weddings, birthdays, farewells and funerals over the years. I can still hear […]

How Irish Are You? Take the Quiz!

Over 34 million Americans claim Irish ancestry! And on St. Patrick’s Day, it seems everyone is Irish. So, just how Irish are you? Here’s a quiz to find out.  “How Irish Are You?” Want to REALLY know how Irish you are? Take the test. Our Favorite Irish Recipes: From Corned Beef & Cabbage to Colcannon A Wilde Oscar […]

13 Ideas for Leprechaun Mischief

Also read: Is Guinness Really Good for You? The leprechaun is the elf on the shelf of March. Thankfully, it is only one day — though I’m sure some entrepreneurial parent is going to find a way to make us pay good money for a tradition we never wanted to start in the first place. […]

Our Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Also read: Traveling to Ireland on a Budget Start with breakfast fit for a Leprechaun! In the evening, start with a St. Patty’s Day Cocktail… The Wilde Oscar Black and Tan Keeping it simple with a Guinness? Find out if it really is good for you! Simply serve Irish cheeses and assorted crackers Smoked Salmon and Horseradish Spread […]

Irish Bangers and Colcannon with Guinness Onion Gravy

A sweet and savory dish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your family. Another selection found worthy of sharing from Closet Cooking…Colcannon is is traditionally made from mashed potatoes and kale (or cabbage), with milk (or cream) and butter. In this version, bacon and green are added boosting both texture and flavor. Bangers are Irish or English pork sausages usually served over […]

Nana’s Irish Soda Bread

This is my favorite Irish soda bread. My mother-in-law makes this every St. Patrick’s day and it was passed down to her from her mother, who lived in Wexford, Ireland. I like it much more than the sweet white bread version.

Sinfully Delicious Irish Coffee

The ultimate in nightcaps.  A dessert for grown-ups only!

St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Brunch Or Breakfast

Why not switch it up this year and do a St. Patty's day brunch/breakfast? It's the perfect opportunity to create a colorful brunch for your family. A breakfast full of shamrocks, rainbows and leprechauns.

Everything You Need to Know About the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 17th at 11:00 AM The king of all parades, the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place Saturday, March 17th at 11:00am – 5:00pm. This parade is one of NYC’s greatest traditions, and is the largest parade in the world. The parade begins at 44th St. and marches […]

NYC Parade Traffic Info

If you’re planning on driving to the NYC Parade, beware of a boatload of street closures. Public transportation will be much easier. Below is a list of streets that will be closed: Vanderbilt Avenue between 43rd Street and 46th Street 43rd Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and 6th Avenue 44th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and 6th […]

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