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St. Patrick’s Day food and fun: Traditional Irish fare recipes and family fun

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St. Patrick’s Day is a great opportunity to try cooking traditional Irish fare. Resist the temptation to dye your mashed potatoes green this year; and try to make a delicious traditional Irish meal that doesn't contain artificial colors.

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Here are 10 delicious Irish dishes for a traditional Irish St. Patrick’s Day dinner:

  1. Irish soda bread
  2. Corned beef and cabbage
  3. Shepherd’s pie
  4. St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes
  5. Irish fried cabbage
  6. Irish potato candy
  7. Beef and Irish stout stew
  8. Apple shortbread pie
  9. Irish potato griddle cakes: Boxty
  10. Irish beer bread

Sounds like some good old fashion comfort food, doesn't it? Your family will be very excited to try a new and flavorful dinner. If you really want to make something in the meal green, either place a St. Patrick’s Day cupcake at each place setting or put a little green food coloring in water or milk.

For family fun activities, try:

Have fun with your family on the day that everyone is Irish, and the days leading up to it. Start a new tradition of trying new traditional Irish recipe each year.

Have a fun and filling St. Patrick’s Day!

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