Classic Irish Breakfast




Start your day with a Classic Irish Breakfast.... easy to make and a great way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

I hope you try it... even when it's not a holiday... the is a great weekend breakfast!








So What's in a typical Irish Breakfast?   Here goes....


Irish Soda Bread - with or without raisins.. this traditional bread is delicious.. we love it sliced and toasted in the morning.



Boxty - Irish Potato Pancakes - add a little dollop of sour cream... these are to die for!



Baked Beans - yep.. you read that right... it's a common addition to breakfast in the UK and Canada.. make them in a crock pot instead of the oven...

Bangers - aka sausages... yumm.. you can usually find Irish sausages in the grocery store.. Johnsonville makes them, as well as, other brands.

Eggs.... over easy is a good start or have them however you prefer.

Coffee - no breakfast would be complete without it!

Irish Pub Food




Classic Irish Pub Food is a terrific way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day... delicious and hearty home cooking... there's a wide variety to choose from.. something for every taste.. all easy to make. So whether your celebrating with family or friends.. these dishes are sure to please.

Try one of these terrific recipes!










Start out with a Typical Irish Breakfast ... a couple of bangers (sausages) and fried eggs, baked beans, Boxty (Irish Potato Pancakes) and some Irish Soda Bread.... just delicious!



Potatoes O'Brien - a delicious combination of potatoes, onions and peppers... a great side dish... serve with eggs and all the breakfast trimmings




Irish Sausage Rolls - these are easy to make... they go great as an appetizer with a pint... or a light lunch.




Irish Beef Hand Pies - are nifty little beefy pastries that are a terrific also for a lunch or light super.  A delicious ground beef mixture wrapped in a flaky pie crust... great for snacking and on the go.




Crock Pot Irish Potato Leek Soup -  a hearty soup... great when served with a crusty bread...so easy to make.. just set up the crock pot and go watch the parade.. come home to a soup that needs very little finishing.



Irish Soda Bread - what better bread to go with soup than Irish Soda Bread.... it goes with so many meals including breakfast!



Crock Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage - no list would be complete without Corned Beef and Cabbage.. this recipe is made in a crock pot.. worry and fuss free!



Shepherd's Pie - truly a satisfying meal.. a popular favorite.. topped with mashed potatoes, this recipe uses ground beef.. it's easy to make.. and can be prepped and made ahead... just pop it in the oven when you need it!



Boxy - Irish Potato Pancakes - who doesn't love a great potato pancake?  Add a small dollop of sour cream.. and all I can say is YUM!  Make these as a side to a meal or smaller as an appetizer... either way you have a winner for sure!




Irish Beef Stew - A hearty beefy stew... served with mashed potatoes and Irish Soda Bread... a true delight!



Bangers and Mash - a traditional Pub Food for sure... sausages and mashed potatoes in a gravy... so good!



Colcannon - a traditional Irish dish of mashed potatoes with kale or cabbage, onions and often with bacon, is a perfect addition to any menu especially a St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

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