Every March 17, people all across the country get dressed in their favorite green clothing to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. This day commemorates Ireland’s foremost patron saint, who is said to have driven out all the snakes from the Emerald Isle. One of the most popular parts of this traditional Irish holiday? Food, of course. To get you in the mood for the day of all things green, we’ve compiled a list of seven St. Patrick’s Day themed recipes with the most important ingredient, honey. Try any of these recipes for a spread that your friends and family are sure to enjoy.
1. Honey Irish Coffee
Get ready for the festivities first thing in the morning by adding a little twist to your cup of coffee with our Honey Irish Coffee, a classic whiskey cocktail. One cup of this drink and you’ll be ready for a full day of celebrating.
2. Irish Soda Bread
An Irish meal, or celebration, wouldn’t be complete without Irish Soda Bread! This tasty quick-bread will bring the taste of the Irish to your kitchen. And the best part? It’s incredibly easy to make and you don’t even have to wait for it to rise before baking!
3. Honey Glazed Corned Beef
Irish or not, would it be a real St. Patrick’s Day celebration without corned beef? Feast on this traditional recipe that features a unique, delicious honey glaze.
4. Sweet and Sour Cabbage
Complement your Honey Glazed Corned Beef and whip up its sidekick with this Sweet and Sour Cabbage recipe. Sandwich the two between sweet rolls and a little mustard for some delicious sliders to feast on for lunch or dinner.
5. Irish Pot Roast
If corned beef isn’t your thing, we have the perfect alternative for you. Add this hearty and flavorful Irish Pot Roast to the dinner menu and you won’t be disappointed.
6. Irish Cream Cheesecake
Forget the nightcap and embrace the dessert! This decadent cheesecake is full of sweet honey and Irish cream liqueur and is best served drizzled with chocolate sauce to take your taste buds the extra mile.
7. Grasshopper Pie
Hop to this Grasshopper Pie recipe. Oreo crust, brimming with mint flavored filling and sweet honey, makes for one mouthwatering pie and another superb St. Patty’s dessert option.