Like Christmas, Veterans Day, and the Fourth of July, you don't get to pick when you celebrate St. Patrick's Day. It's March 17, every year. So six years out of seven (give or take, what with Leap Years), St. Patrick's Day will not fall on a Saturday—meaning that unless you're a college student or live in Dublin, weekday responsibilities may prevent you from celebrating as enthusiastically as you'd like to.
Luckily, beer—be it stout, lager, ale, or even cider (anything but the green kind)—is not only excellent with food, but in food. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a work day-appropriate way, all day long, with these 20 buzzy recipes: