15 Irish-Inspired Recipes

These Irish recipes may not give you the luck of the Emerald Isle, but they will make St. Patrick’s Day that much more memorable.

Irish Soda Bread

A sweet nuttiness, a dense crumb, a crunchy crust, and bags more flavor than normal bread. Whatcha waiting for?
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Pan Boxty ~ Irish Potato Pancake

An Irish classic for a darn good reason. Actually, three reasons—it's shamelessly simple, flagrantly frugal, and undeniably delicious. Lovers of colcannon, rösti, latkes, and hash browns will find comfort here.
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Beef Pot Pie with Guinness

Essentially Irish stew with some lovely store-bought puff pastry plopped on top. Easy peasy. And almost elegant.
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Corned Beef Hash

David comes to understand that for some, corned beef hash is about far more than mere sustenance or ridding the fridge of leftovers. Far, far more.
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Colcannon ~ Potatoes and Cabbage

There are countless versions of this classic. We're partial to this recipe which gilds the potatoes and cabbage with kale and bacon and beer.
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Shepherd's Pie with Caramelized Onions and Cheddar

Let us introduce you to the most Googled recipe of 2019. No, it doesn't have cauliflower. And it's certainly not keto. It's a not-quite-classic shepherd's pie gilded with sweetly caramelized onions and smothered with Cheddar. To heck with tradition.
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Black Velvet Cocktail

There's a reason this effervescent mingling of stout and Champagne contains the word "velvet." It's sooooo smooth and subtly sophisticated. Sip for yourself.
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Homemade Corned Beef

Homemade corned beef is crazy easy to make. And it's not just for St. Patrick's Day. Although the holiday simply isn't the same without it.
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Little Hot After Dinner Shots

An innocent little after dinner libation that's sorta got a suave sophisticate thing going on. Consider it a liquid lullaby.
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Guinness and Ice Cream Float

A marvie blend of bitter stout and sweet ice cream, this inspired adults-only rendition of an old-fashioned float just may take you by surprise.
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Brown Soda Bread

We guarantee you're going to feel Irish when you sit down and savor a slice of this brown soda bread. Consider it a borrowed Irish birthright.
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Chocolate Mocha Cake with Irish Whiskey

Mmmm. Mocha chocolate cake slathered with an Irish whiskey-spiked chocolate glaze. A decadent, grown-up cake good for whatever ails you.
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Homemade Irish Cream

DIY Baileys, baby. All you need is cream, coffee, whiskey, sugar, and a taste for the good things in life.
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Raspberry Fool

A luxurious and super simple dessert with a subtle sweetness and a lovely tanginess. Perfect for those extra soft berries.
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Irish Coffee

A better way to start your day. Uh, we mean, end your day. That's what we meant. Yes. End it. Ahem.
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