Menu Ideas

A St. Patrick's Day Picnic

By • March 12, 2012 • 5 Comments

There are many reasons to celebrate this Saturday: it's the weekend, it's St. Patrick's Day, and it's the beginning of spring. Dust off those baskets, those blankets, and those sunglasses -- and grab a few beers. You deserve a long, leisurely picnic out in the sun; an afternoon nap is optional, but recommended. 

Irish Brown Soda Bread by merrill

Irish Brown Soda Bread

 

Smoked Ham with Pomegranate Molasses, Black Pepper and Mustard Glaze by TasteFood

Smoked Ham with Pomegranate Molasses

 

 

Potato Salad with Arugula and Dijon Vinaigrette by merrill

Potato Salad with Arugula

 

Northern Spy's Kale Salad by Genius Recipes

Northern Spy's Kale Salad

 

Sage-Candied Walnuts by cristinasciarra

Sage-Candied Walnuts

 

Fudgy Bourbon Balls by amanda

Fudgy Bourbon Balls

 

Mom's Flapjacks by Londonfoodieny

Mom's Flapjacks

 

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over 2 years ago msitter

Nice dishes and good for a picnic. But, what do any of them other than the Irish Soda Bread have to do with St. Patrick's Day?

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over 2 years ago cristinasciarra

Thanks so much for including my walnuts in this menu, but my name is spelled without an "h"!

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over 2 years ago Brette Warshaw

Many apologies -- fixing that now!

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over 2 years ago cristinasciarra

No worries :)

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over 2 years ago nzle

That potato salad with arugula was in my rotation this summer -- I have to make it again!