Throwing a Saint Patrick’s Day Party? Check out these quick-tips first.Feb 22, 2019 Posted in Tips No Comment
From Irish-inspired recipes to DIY décor, we have you covered.
Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner—a time when many of us tap in to our inner Irish (no matter what our actual nationality is,) get together with friends, and have some good food and good laughs. If you’re thinking of hosting a Saint Paddy’s day bash this year, we’ve pulled together some great recipe ideas, decadent deserts, and a few other tips, too.
From traditional Irish comfort foods, to dishes with a fancier flare, you cannot go wrong when feeding visitors. Good Housekeeping lists these 45 Saint Paddy’s day recipes—all which are sure to have your guests asking for more. Whether your favorite dish is a rich shepherd’s pie or a classic Irish soda bread, you’ll find some great ideas and recipes worth keeping (and sharing) when you browse this list! A few of our favorite highlights include corned beef and cabbage (yum), Irish nachos, Guinness beef stew, and shamrock soda bread. If you’re leaning toward fun appetizers and finger foods instead, consider the corned beef and cabbage sliders (or eggrolls), pretzel beer cheese dip, and Guinness braised short rib tacos.
Looking to serve something that will indulge the sweet tooth? Authentic Irish desserts are about much more than green food coloring and shamrock shapes…they are truly delicious, too! Browse these sweet treats from Good Housekeeping’s top 23 St. Paddy’s desert list. They are sure to exceed your expectations. Our personal favorites are the Bailey’s cheesecake, soda bread pudding, Irish coffee cake and the Irish blueberry scones. Irish cooking is absolutely fantastic! And the best part is, many of these dishes are simple to make and will be loved across the board by your guests.
The fun of festive decorations comes when you can craft them yourself. Country Living put together this great list of DIY St. Paddy’s Day decorations that will have your house looking leprechaun-approved in no time. These simple ideas, ranging from banners to centerpieces, will save you time and money. Holiday parties don’t have to be expensive, and with a little extra creativity, home-made touches can look just as nice as store-bought ones.
No great gathering is complete without some entertainment. This grouping of games from partyplan.com will have you and your guests—either kids or adults—laughing until the party’s end. From competitive team games to the shamrock roll—you can’t go wrong with any of these fun selections.
Saint Paddy’s day isn’t all about going green, but as a caterer, we are! If you’re ready to host the party of the year and want us to handle meals, appetizers, finger foods, and fully-green catering—we’re there! Check out our sample social menu options at any time. Green catering is our passion…in fact, that’s our specialty…(our “pot o’ gold” if you will.) Reach out any time to start planning!