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The Secret to Perfect Irish Soda Bread

And 11 other recipes you need for St. Patrick's Day, including homemade Irish cream and chocolate stout cake

Irish Soda Bread

Shhh...the secret's in the flour. In Ireland, flour is traditionally lower in protein than its American counterpart. So our friends at Tasting Table recommend using cake flour to keep the texture light as well as whole some wheat flour and wheat germ to maintain the brown bread's deep color and token nuttiness. Get the recipe.

Vegetable Potpies

Hearty stew + puff pastry = best meal ever

Roasted Cabbage Steaks

Side dish? Main dish? Your call.

Best Ever Potatoes au Gratin

Move over, mashed potatoes

Homemade Irish Cream

Yes, you can make the classic whiskey liqueur at home. Our friends at Tasting Table show us how. Get the recipe.

The King of Baked Potato Recipes

Yes, cheese and bacon are involed

Whole Roasted Carrots

The only carrot recipe you'll ever need

20-Minute Mashed Potatoes

A fast take on a classic side dish

Chocolate Stout Cake

Why drink your beer when you can eat it...with whipped cream? This chocolate cake recipe is made with stout beer (hello, Guinness) and double the good stuff (there are chocolate chunks in the cake). Luck of the Irish, indeed. Get the recipe.

Oven-Roasted Beets and Potatoes

A side dish that'll be the star of your dinner show

Baked Eggs and Potatoes

Make the most of your leftovers

Breakfast Pie with Bacon Lattice Crust

The ultimate morning meal