So another St Patricks day is upon and as you know this the day we celebrate Irish Culture. Their incredible luck, their wisdom and the great beers we have all come to love. Don’t forget that if you change your mind and actually want to visit Ireland we can help you make those key arrangements. Thanks to Delish we have our very own St Patrick’s Day Menu

The Lunch Menu

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd's Pie Vertical
YIELDS:6 – 8
PREP TIME:0 HOURS 20 MINS
TOTAL TIME:1 HOUR 25 MINS

INGREDIENTS

FOR POTATOES
1 1/2 lb. potatoes, peeledKosher salt

4 tbsp. melted butter1/4 c. milk

1/4 c. sour cream

Freshly ground black pepper

FOR BEEF MIXTURE
1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil1 large onion, chopped

2 carrots, peeled and chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. fresh thyme

1 1/2 lb. ground beef

1 c. frozen peas

1 c. frozen corn

2 tbsp. all-purpose flour

2/3 c. low-sodium chicken broth

1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, for garnish

DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Make mashed potatoes: In a large pot, cover potatoes with water and add a generous pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and cook until totally soft, 16 to 18 minutes. Drain and return to pot.
  2. Use a potato masher to mash potatoes until smooth. Add melted butter, milk, and sour cream. Mash together until fully incorporated, then season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Make beef mixture: In a large, ovenproof skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion, carrots, garlic, and thyme and cook until fragrant and softened 5 minutes. Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink, 5 minutes more. Drain fat.
  4. Stir in frozen peas and corn and cook until warmed through, 3 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Sprinkle meat with flour and stir to evenly distribute. Cook 1 minute more and add chicken broth. Bring to a simmer and let mixture thicken slightly 5 minutes.
  6. Top beef mixture with an even layer of mashed potatoes and bake until there is very little liquid visible and mashed potatoes are golden about 20 minutes. Broil if desired.
  7. Garnish with parsley before serving.

The Main Dinner

Corned Beef Hash and Eggs

Corned Beef Hash - Delish.com

There is something so comforting about a breakfast hash. They are quick and simple and the perfect thing to wake up for. This hash will help use up any leftover corned beef you have; feel free to sub in any leftover vegetable you have on hand, too!

YIELDS:6 SERVINGS
PREP TIME:0 HOURS 20 MINS
TOTAL TIME:0 HOURS 55 MINS

INGREDIENTS

3 tbsp.extra-virgin olive oil
onion, chopped
bell pepper, chopped
large russet potatoes, cubed
1 tsp.dried oregano

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 c.chopped corned beef
large eggs
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and bell pepper and cook until softened, 5 minutes, then add potatoes, oregano, salt and pepper. Cook until potatoes are golden and easily pierced with a fork, another 15 to 20 minutes. Add corned beef and cook until crispy, 5 minutes.
  2. Make 6 wells in hash, then crack an egg into each well. Season the eggs with salt and pepper. Transfer skillet to oven and bake until whites are just set, 8 minutes.

The Midnight Snack

Irish Nachos
YIELDS:6
TOTAL TIME:0 HOURS 30 MINS
INGREDIENTS
2 tbsp.butter
clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp.flour
1/4 c.milk
1/4 c.stout (such as Guinness)
2 1/2 c.shredded Cheddar cheese

kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Pinch cayenne pepper

16-oz. bag Ruffles
strips cooked bacon, chopped
2 tbsp.finely chopped chives
DIRECTIONS
  1. Make beer cheese sauce: In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Whisk in garlic and flour and cook until the garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute. Add stout and milk and bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat slightly. Stir in cheese and cook until the cheese is melted. Season with salt, pepper, and cayenne.
  2. On a large serving dish, scatter about half of the chips. Pour about half of the beer cheese on top then sprinkle with chives and chopped bacon. Repeat with remaining ingredients and serve immediately.