St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Making corned beef and cabbage in the slow cooker is the easiest way to enjoy this St. Patrick's Day favorite without having to watch over a simmering pot on the stove. There's just 15 minutes of prep, and then the slow cooker takes over, cooking the meat and vegetables for up to eight hours. Adding the cabbage wedges toward the end of the cooking time ensures they'll be green and tender.
There's a delicious twist on this take on shepherd's pie and it's guaranteed to delight. The usual flavorful ground lamb filling dotted with peas and speckled with parsley is topped with a mashed potato mixture spiked with thinly sliced Savoy cabbage. The mash is better known as Colcannon, a classic Irish side dish made of mashed potatoes and cabbage (sometimes kale is also used). The simple topping takes this comfort food favorite to new heights.
This cream liqueur is equal parts delicious and indulgent--serve it on the rocks or alongside your next round of after-dinner coffees for use as milk and sweetener with an extra kick.