Looking for recipes for st. patrick's day (traditional)

Looking for straightforward recipes for corned beef. Maybe a little something different, but not too different (we have some elders coming, so nothing too experimental) for the cabbage and potatoes.

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Shelley March 21, 2015
I cook my corned beef with some Guinness, and I let it cook slowly in the crockpot. I am from an Irish family north of Boston and we always boiled the corned beef and then saved the broth and added it to the veg. The Guinness is a nice touch, but if you use extra stout only use half a cup for a four pounder.
 
kimhw March 10, 2015
Roast leg of lamb! Much more Irish than corned beef.
 
Nancy March 10, 2015
Forget what the bars do, serve good Irish beer WITHOUT any green dye. And/or Irish coffee for dessert.
 
Kateandcolin March 9, 2015
Great, thanks everyone!
 
Pegeen March 9, 2015
These are all good. If you don't think the elders will have a melt down, you might want to try the Suspiciously Delicious Cabbage or Golden Colcannon Pie. (Traditionally, you make colcannon the day after, to use up any leftover potatoes and cabbage, but what the heck.)

Suzanne Goin’s Corned Beef and Cabbage with Parsley-Mustard Sauce
https://food52.com/recipes/16596-suzanne-goin-s-corned-beef-and-cabbage-with-parsley-mustard-sauce

Corned Beef and Cabbage, Food network
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/corned-beef-and-cabbage-recipe.html

Another classic Corned Beef and Cabbage, epicurious
http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/corned-beef-with-cabbage-241775

Suspiciously Delicious Cabbage by fiveandspice
https://food52.com/recipes/7533-suspiciously-delicious-cabbage

Golden Colcannon Pie from epicurious (mashed potatoes and cabbage)
http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/golden-colcannon-pie-388793

And no St. Patrick’s Day is complete with Peggy’s Authentic Irish Soda Bread :-)
https://food52.com/recipes/16529-peggy-s-authentic-irish-soda-bread-with-raisins
 
Pegeen March 9, 2015
p.s. Although you don't normally serve soda bread at dinnertime. Just potatoes. But hey, I won't tell!
 
boulangere March 9, 2015
Irish Soda Bread is a must: https://thesolitarycook.wordpress.com/2012/03/14/nouveau-irish-soda-bread/
 
keg72 March 9, 2015
For potatoes, I love to make champ. It's definitely traditional, but it's a lot tastier than plain boiled potatoes. They are loads of recipes on the internet, but the gist of it is mashed potatoes with scallions. Colcannon -- potatoes and cabbage -- is another option, although I personally prefer champ.
 
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