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St. Patrick's Day Recipes on StarChefshttp://www.starchefs.com/Irish/new/menu.html
Review by Debbie Mazo
St. Patrick's Day is a religious holiday that has been observed in Ireland for thousands of years. Today, St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17 by people of all backgrounds with North America home to the largest productions. Stop by the St. Patrick's Day Recipes on StarChefs, and discover how you can go green this season.
Irish cooking is a lot more than just spuds and stews. Browse St. Patrick's Day Recipes on StarChefs, and you'll experience the culinary traditions that have produced hearty dishes for hundreds of years. with traditional Irish favorites for both breakfast and dinner, StarChefs offers a taste of Ireland perfect for the occasion.
As gourmet cooking has crossed national boundaries, Irish cuisine has experienced a rebirth with cooks reinventing some of the all-time classics. The St. Patrick's Day Recipes on StarChefs show off the true flavors of Irish cooking with ingredients that are simple and easy to obtain. Start the day off right with a time-honored favorite from Northern Ireland like Fruit Soda Bread, sliced in the middle with a deep cross to make four triangles. For a traditional dinner with a twist, serve up Boiled Leg of Lamb with Caper Sauce complemented by a salad of Mixed Greens with Champagne Vinaigrette. Or, skip the meat and try the Potato Leek Soup topped with chopped fennel and heavy cream.
Irish cheese and beer are two exports from Ireland that are enjoyed year round. Visit your local gourmet store, and sample some of the well-known Irish cheeses like Ardrahan with its distinctive, earthy aroma or St. Tola prized for its delicate tang and fruity aroma. For a finishing touch to the festivities, don't forget to team up your meal with one of the cool frothy brews recommended at StarChefs.
Without a doubt, the best way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day is to drop by a local Irish pub where you'll not only be served good food and drink but the best in old-fashioned camaraderie. At St. Patrick's Day Recipes on StarChefs, you'll find a long list of Irish pubs in Manhattan, Boston, and San Francisco where everyone is welcome to raise a glass to the Emerald Isle.
Debbie Mazo is a writer and editor based in Vancouver, Canada. She's been writing the NetFood Digest column for the Global Gourmet since 1997. You can contact her at djmbc@[email-address-removed].
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