Wine & Dine: Irish Eats Round Up!

Here is the last of my delayed blogging event round ups! For March's Wine & Dine blogging event, we highlighted Irish eats in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Thanks to all that participated and if you missed this month, come join us for April where we're highlighting Korean cuisine!

Melissa of Lemons & Love
Irish Beef Hand Pies
Everything seems to taste better when it's portable... including things on a stick and even hand pies! Melissa shares with us this savory recipe for Irish Beef Hand Pies that's sure to be a hit. These are also perfect for small families that appreciate individual portions too! Check out Melissa's blog for the recipe!

Niki of Big City Cooking
Shamrock Shake Clone
I remember growing up and looking forward to Shamrock Shakes from McDonald's during the month of March. Well, nowadays, you don't have to wait until March to enjoy them because you can make them yourself any time of year! Niki shares with us a Shamrock Shake recipe clone and it looks even more delicious homemade. Niki has quite a few other Irish inspired meals and recipes so be sure to check out her blog HERE!

Nikki of Things That Make You Go MMMM!

Bacon, Potato & Cabbage Soup
If you're a bacon fan like me, then this soup should be on your must try list! Nikki combines bacon, potato and cabbage in this savory soup that's sure to hit the spot! Check out her blog for the recipe!

Nikki of Things That Make You Go MMMM!
Irish Soda Bread
You can't have a good Irish celebration without Irish soda bread! Nikki made this wonderful loaf from scratch and you can do the same... and it doesn't involve using yeast (for those who are still intimidated by it!) check out Nikki's blog for the recipe!

Nikki of Things That Make You Go MMMM!
Corned Beef
Corned Beef is a staple meal for any Irish celebration and Nikki has a delicious recipe to share for it! The best part of this recipe is how easy it is, especially if you have a crockpot/slow cooker that you haven't used in awhile. Check out Nikki's blog for the recipe and give this a try!

Nikki of Things That Make You Go MMMM!
Reuben Sandwiches
If you have some leftover corned beef, try making Reuben sandwiches! That's exactly what Nikki did with her leftover corned beef and these sandwiches look delicious! Check out Nikki's blog for the recipe!

Amy of Just2Good
Guinness Beef Stew
A Let's satisfy your sweet tooth with Amy's festive Chocolate Sandwich Cookies! Move over Oreos... these cookies are even better homemade! For the recipe, be sure to check out Amy's blog!

Amy of Just2Good
Guinness Beef Stew
A popular dish around this time is beef stew and for an Irish twist, try making it with Guinness beer! Amy shares a recipe for this dish that's sure to please anyone who wants the comfort of stew with the rich flavors of Guinness!

Karen of Loves to Eat Weblog
Irish Kiss
What would St. Patrick's day be without a drink to enjoy?! Karen shares with us a recipe for an Irish Kiss... which combines Bailey's Irish cream, Kahlua, coffee and whipped cream! This is a drink sure to be a hit and perfect to warm up to!


Roxanne of Tastes, Tales & Tours
Turkey Shepard's Pie
If you're a fan of Shepard's Pie, Roxanne's version would be a great one to try! It's a bit healthier using ground turkey instead of the traditional beef and it's a hearty and comforting dish perfect for spring. Check out Roxanne's blog for details and the recipe!

Branny of Branny Boils Over
St. Paddy's Potato Candy
Potato in candy?! Yep - and Branny shows us how with the recipe she used to make St. Paddy's Potato Candy. Seems like a unique candy flavor but it is definitely a must during St. Patrick's Day! Check out Branny's blog for the details and recipe!

Courtney of Prescription for Good Food
Reuben Sandwich
Courtney shares with us a hearty and tasty sandwich that's perfect for St. Patrick's day or any time of year. This reuben sandwich is filled with seasoned beef brisket, sauerkraut and all the fixings! Courtney's blog has the recipe so check it out!

Courtney of Prescription for Good Food
Guinness Beef Stew
Courtney takes on a classic and flavorful dish of Guinness Beef Stew for St. Patrick's Day! If you find yourself with some extra Guinness beer lying around, this is a great dish to prepare, especially during the last few days of cold spring days! Check out Courtney's blog for the recipe!

Colleen of
Colcannon Pie
Colleen shares with us a classic Irish dish, Colcannon. This dish involves potatoes and cabbage baked together and served hot as either a side dish or main entree. Check out Colleen's blog/site for details!


  1. I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


  2. I love all things Irish (despite the fact I do not have a drop of Irish in me!) Thanks for a great round-up and links to some wonderful dishes.