St. Patrick’s Day Menu

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! It’s amazing how many people are suddenly Catholic and Irish! 

This time last year, Melissa made a traditional St. Patrick’s Day Menu for the church group she cooks for once a month. It was so good, we decided to publish it again. Besides, we have grown so much in the last year…some of you may have missed it!

Salad:

Green Deviled Eggs – I found this on FoodNetwork.com .  I left out the ham for this recipe and served the eggs over a bed of arugula dressed with just lemon juice and a touch of olive oil.

Main Course:

Corned Beef – I was ready to make this from scratch and pickle my own brisket, but I just did not have the 10 days to make sure it was really good. As I was going through Costco, I found corned beef brisket ready to cook. Three of those (about 3.5lbs each) was enough for our crowd of 36 today. I followed their instructions on the package to cook, about an hour a pound at 350 degrees, but I did doctor it some by braising it with carrots, celery, garlic cloves and onions too.

Roasted Red Potatoes – what’s an Irish meal without potatoes, really?!

Braised Red Cabbage – I found this on FoodNetwork.com as well. I must have read through 10 braised cabbage recipes until I found this one from Guy. It was exactly what I wanted to pair with the meal. Turned out great.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe

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