How to Incorporate Irish Cheer in Your St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

March may be widely known as a time to watch basketball and enjoy the spring weather, but to us it means two things: green and beer. It is a time to hang with friends, drink a cold brew, and celebrate the great country of Ireland. I-rish it was St. Patrick’s Day already! Here are a few food/drink ideas to make this year:

Try out a new dish in the coming week,

we will provide you with a sneak peak.

Spread that holiday cheer,

here is an idea to enhance your beer.

Beer-Battered Onion Rings

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Recipe via Southern Living

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Shamrock shakes are definitely sweet,

but this alcoholic spike makes for a nice treat.

Serve this refreshing green shake,

it can even be a substitute for cookies or cake.

 Shamrock Shake All Grown Up

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Recipe via Epicurious

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Doctor Seuss had it right from the start,

eggs are even better when they look the part.

A little bit of food coloring is all you need,

and green eggs as an appetizer will take the lead.

St. Patrick’s Day Deviled Eggs

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Recipe via AllRecipes

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At the end of every rainbow is a pot of gold,

once you try these cupcakes you will definitely be sold.

This fun shape is easy to make,

and everyone loves a lad who can bake.

St. Patrick’s Day Green Velvet Cupcake Shamrocks

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Recipe via Food Network

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You may need something substantial before you drink,

so go ahead and check out this link.

Irish stew is an authentic meal,

and trust us the hype is real.

Irish Stew

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Recipe via Food Network

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This recipe may seem difficult at first glance,

but this Irish soda bread is so easy you’ll do a dance.

You probably have these ingredients so there’s no need to go to the store.

Once you try it, you’ll want to keep eating more!

Irish Soda Bread

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Recipe via Betty Crocker

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This dessert may not be as Irish as all of the rest,

but we think it is one of the best.

You may need another little leprechaun helping you.

We recommend washing this down with a cold brew.

Key Lime Cheesecake Squares

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Recipe via Food.com

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Irish coffee is a great way to start the day.

It will keep you up so you don’t waste away.

This extra kick is just the boost you’re looking for,

so grab a glass and give your friends a pour.

Original Irish Coffee

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Recipe via Food Network