Indulge in an after-dinner mint — but make it boozy. Grasshopper cocktails were all the rage in the 1950s and '60s, and they're still a go-to today. The ingredients are simple, yet you're rewarded with a rich drink that's the perfect St. Patrick's Day green. Top it off with shaved chocolate for a truly divine sip.
If you're a fan of bread pudding, it's time you made friends with the Irish variation. The dish doesn't hail from the country, but rather gets its name from the generous amount of Irish cream. Serve it up on St. Patrick's Day or Easter brunch for a table full of satisfied guests.
While the recipe's Celtic origins are questionable, Irish potato candy is a fun and easy treat for celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Essentially, the no-bake treat is candy dough shaped and coated to look like a tiny potato, but it obviously tastes so much sweeter. Trust us, the whole gang will be grabbing 'em by the handful.
Irish coffee was invented in — you guessed it — Ireland nearly 80 years ago, when a local chef decided coffee is even better with a little somethin' somethin' (eh hem, Irish whiskey) thrown in to take the chill off. The drink's popularity soon spread across the pond, and St. Patrick's Day is the perfect time to indulge.
St. Patrick's Day is all about green clothes, green beer and, for crafters, green quilts. In honor of the Irish holiday, choose any of the patterns below and start stitching a quilt that's sure to leave others feelin' green with envy.
How to ID a beautiful Irish knit: Aran cables, tweed yarn and all the different shades of green. (OK, green isn't a requirement, but using it means you'll have great St. Patrick's Day attire.) So go on and grab your knitting needles and keep those cable charts close — with these patterns, it's sure to be your lucky day.
When you think of traditional Irish quilts, the Irish chain is likely the first to come to mind. While it's widely debated whether the art form is even Irish — some believe it was developed in the United States — there's no arguing it's one of the oldest quilt patterns that continues to be popular today.
Irish crochet is instantly recognizable. The common rose and leaf motifs, joined by delicate lace netting, make up a vintage style that dates back centuries — according to Irish Crochet Lab, Irish women used to sell these crocheted items (doilies were often up for grabs) during the potato famine of the 19th century.
From rum cake to stout beer chocolate cake to bourbon-infused brown sugar buttercream, it's a food fact that booze plus cake equals a delicious dessert. But, what's the trick to successfully pairing alcohol with cake flavors?
You may not bake with beer often, but when it's St. Patrick's Day there's no better time to try! The rich taste of Guinness pairs super well with chocolate, and you can finish these cupcakes with a swirl of icing and festive decorations to truly make it your lucky day.
While your St. Patrick's Day dinner of slow cooked corned beef and cabbage sounds amazing, there's one easy way to make it better: serving it alongside a dense loaf of Irish soda bread. The traditional loaf is usually unsweetened, but this recipe is proof a spoonful (or two) of sugar goes a long way in enhancing the flavor while keeping the bread moist. Here's how to make it — and store it properly — so your holiday festivities go off without a hitch.
Good news: All your rainbow dreams are about to come true with this colorful, tasty cake. Even better news: It's way easier to make than it looks, and no carving tools are needed. Consider it the perfect centerpiece for a birthday bash, baby shower or St. Patrick's Day party.
St. Patrick's Day is the perfect excuse to bake with beer, but these recipes are so good, you're gonna want 'em all year. Whether you enjoy lighter wheat beers or deep, robust stouts, there's a way to bake your favorite brew into any sweet treat.
Believe it or not, this quilt is easier than it looks! The solution to this puzzle is the stitch-and-trim units, which come together to create the braided effect. Create each block, stitch the rows together, and voila! You'll have a finished quilt that looks like magic.
This top-down knit pullover has cable details, a folded hem funnel neck and a kangaroo pocket for keeping your hands warm. It’s a great kit for a beginner knitter who’s itchin’ to try a few new techniques, or an intermediate knitter looking for their next project.
Bernat took the classic Softee yarn everyone loves and turned it into a super-bulky delight! Spun from 100% premium acrylic, this lightweight blend is heavenly soft, so you can rest assured that your project will be comfy no matter what you choose to create.
This kit comes with everything you need to crochet the adorable bobble beanie from [Knit Meets Knot](https://mybluprint.com/playlist/11855/23202). Need a little help? Just tune into the Beanie episode for a tutorial!
Counting sheep is easy with this plush pillow! Knit stockinette stitch with worsted yarn and work the sheep with charted intarsia colorwork. You'll get black and white yarn for the sheep, and all you have to do is choose your favorite background color!
Comfy + cozy = a sweater you'll never want to take off! Its slight oversize, drop shoulders and funnel neck are accented by the eye-catching seed stitch yoke and elbow patches. This kit comes with the pattern and all the chunky yarn you need to knit this virtually seamless pullover.
Cables are front-and-center in this cozy pullover. Inspired by Quansoo Preserves, along the southern coast of Martha's Vinyard, this sweater is perfect for any fall activity. The kit comes with the pattern and all the yarn you need to knit it.
All hand dyed, the batik collection of Boundless Rhapsody designs features a dynamic range of moods, colors, and tones. With Awaken, there are fresh greens and blues that interplay with a variety of pinks—think of nature at its most vibrant. Now in precut fabric!