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🍀 St. Patrick’s Day 🍀

We’ve got your St. Patrick’s Day game plan all lined up! This year, it’s all about the Corned Beef.

We’ll show you:

  • When to make it
  • How to make it (stove top, oven, or slow cooker)
  • What to do with the leftovers

See the schedule for the week of St. Patrick’s Day.

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Slowly simmered and fall-apart tender, Corned Beef and Cabbage is a family-friendly comfort food dinner. Prepare this corned beef entree in the oven, on a stovetop, or in your slow cooker. Don’t reserve Corned Beef…

2 hours 30 minutes
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Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie, also known as cottage pie, is British pub food at its finest. This easy meat-and-potatoes casserole features ground beef (or lamb), vegetables, and a savory gravy baked underneath a thick, fluffy layer of…

1 hour 30 minutes

Hot Toddy

Whether you’ve got a cold, cough, or just a case of the winter blues, a Hot Toddy will wrap around you like a warm blanket and soothe your weary bones. Here’s the classic recipe for…

5 minutes

Reuben Sandwich

Upgrade your lunch repertoire with a hearty, homemade Reuben Sandwich. Pile rye bread high with corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut, then grill to crispy, melty perfection. Some believe Reuben Sandwiches were created at a…

40 minutes

Smoked Salmon

A luxurious treat that is delicious all on its own or enjoyed with crackers, in a dip, or added to Deviled Eggs, Smoked Salmon is easier than you’d think. It’s tender, smoky, and yes, absolutely…

1 day 6 hours

Irish Soda Bread

The secret to Irish Soda Bread lies in baking soda and buttermilk. When combined, they release carbon dioxide which makes the bread rise without yeast. So when baking soda arrived in Ireland towards the end…

1 hour

Whiskey Sour Cocktail

This classic Whiskey Sour is made with only the freshest ingredients, none too sweet, just perfect for sipping. And the best part, for me? The drink was first mentioned, way back when, in a Wisconsin…

5 minutes

Irish Coffee

A little buzzy, a little boozy, and a whole lot of delicious, Irish Coffee is the ultimate night cap cocktail recipe or brunch drink.

10 minutes

Hot Reuben Dip

Hot Reuben Dip showcases all the flavors of the famous deli sandwich in one easy appetizer recipe. Scoop up with toasted rye bread pieces to complete the reuben sandwich experience.

20 minutes

Guinness Stew

Guinness Stew is the perfect hearty winter stew: A splash of dark stout makes the sauce rich and flavorful, perfect for tender chunks of beef and vegetables.

2 hours 45 minutes

The Best Mashed Potatoes

The Best Mashed Potatoes in the world are just 3 ingredients (plus salt and pepper) and so simple they barely even need a recipe. No matter what’s on the menu for the holidays, mashed potatoes…

30 minutes
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Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Oven-crisp Rosemary Roasted Potatoes are an easy, delicious side dish that goes with everything from quick family suppers to holiday feasts. This recipe will probably make you take a break from mashed potatoes without even…

50 minutes

How to Boil Potatoes

This method for how to boil potatoes gives you perfectly cooked spuds for mashed potatoes, potato salad, and all your favorite potato recipes.

55 minutes

Twice-Baked Potatoes

A true steakhouse classic, Twice Baked Potatoes are doubly delicious and easy to make ahead. These show-stealers are loaded up with lots of cheddar, bacon, and scallions for major flavor in every bite. Craving a…

1 hour 30 minutes

Green Drinks

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Jello Shots

For tailgating, holidays or any day you want to feel more festive, learn how to make colorful DIY Jello Shots. How can you not be in good spirits after shooting one of these mini cocktails?…

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Friday Night Fish Fry

Whether you’re a life-long fish fry fan or brand new to the tradition, you can create your own fish fry at home any day of the week. Start with beer-battered cod and round out the…

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How to Stock a Bar Cart

Learn how to stock a bar cart that is perfectly tailored to your personal taste and the cocktails you love to make. Staying in just got a lot more fun! Whether in a cupboard, cabinet,…

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Every bowl of Loaded Baked Potato Soup has all the delicious stuff you’d put on a baked potato, and it’s ready to devour in under an hour.

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Guinness Stew

Guinness Stew is the perfect hearty winter stew: A splash of dark stout makes the sauce rich and flavorful, perfect for tender chunks of beef and vegetables.

2 hours 45 minutes

Jello Shots

For tailgating, holidays or any day you want to feel more festive, learn how to make colorful DIY Jello Shots. How can you not be in good spirits after shooting one of these mini cocktails?…

Irish Soda Bread

The secret to Irish Soda Bread lies in baking soda and buttermilk. When combined, they release carbon dioxide which makes the bread rise without yeast. So when baking soda arrived in Ireland towards the end…

1 hour