Autumn hopes that you had a great St. Patrick’s Day.
She enjoyed the St. Patrick’s Day outfit that GG (my mom) sent to her. It was super cute and apparently super tasty!
My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard…
Okay, so I had to. I really did.
Let me explain.
Guinness Irish Beef Stew is a hearty fulling stew that is filled with tender beef, onions, & mushrooms. Rich flavors made better with a strong Guinness.
A stew simmering away on your stove all afternoon is a great way to start to get you excited about your dinner. The smells will perfume your kitchen and you’ll be dying to dig in to this Guinness Irish Beef Stew.
Guinness Ice Cream Floats are fun way to enjoy a great refreshing beer this St. Patrick’s Day. You won’t be able to resist this adult ice cream float.
Kids don’t have to have all the fun! Make an adult float with beer instead of root beer. It’s a creative way to enjoy a beer as dessert.
A recent St. Patrick’s Day/Guinness discussion on twitter lead me to making this recipe. I was mentioning to Pricer how I think brats cooked in Guinness in a slow cooker would be good, then maybe I could make a cheese sauce for it. He agreed saying that I would have to test it out for science. I am not one to pass up an opportunity for trying things out in the name of science so off I went to the store.
While this recipe is great to enjoy for St. Patrick’s Day, it is great for any dinner. I personally think it would be great to enjoy while watching a foodball game since it is hands off cooking, being that the most work is toasting the buns and making the quick cheese sauce right at the end. The Guinness makes the brats and the veggies very flavorful and juicy. Nestle the brats and soft veggies on a toasted roll and drizzle some Guiness Cheese sauce on top… pure perfection.
These right here are going to blow your mind. If you like mint and chocolate I suggest you run to your grocery store and get the few things you need to whip these suckers up. I love the mint and chocolate combination so these were very hard to resist. Thankfully I have an office full of taste testers so I was able get their feedback. I popped these suckers down at a table in the main corridor with a post it note and watched as people walked to the kitchen and stopped to take one, and then on their way back with their coffee they stopped for another sliver. Ohhh trouble!
As lame as it is, I made a resolution this year to enjoy holiday’s more. I have been extra grouchy about holidays and the effort they are so I have been trying to dive into the celebrations more this year. I will have fun damn it! So I am throwing myself at St. Patrick’s Day and all things green with wild abandon this year. So expect a few more St. Patrick’s Day themed recipes and posts leading up to the booze soaked day.
Back to the important things… brownies. The mint Oreos provide a lot of minty flavor, plus they provide a lot of moisture from the cream. I suggest baking them until they are just set so they are super fudgy. The frosting makes the over the top minty. I liked topping the brownies with crushed Oreos so it gave everyone a hint as to what was inside the brownies.
Makes 16 brownies
For the Brownies:
For the Frosting:
These chewy Irish Coffee Blondies are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. They have a great texture and are loaded up with coffee and whiskey. Enjoy!
Irish Coffee… yes please!
These Irish Coffee Blondies are the dessert to make for any St. Patrick’s Day party. Skip the typical green treat and go for one that is delightfully chewy and loaded up with Irish Coffee flavors.
This Irish Soda Bread is an easy way to enjoy a crusty, tender hand kneaded bread. Enjoy it with raisins or currants. And loads of Irish butter!
This is an easy Traditional Irish Soda Bread that is just like how grandma makes. It’s a simple recipe that requires very little kneading so anyone can make it with confidence.