Just who was Saint Patrick, and why do we celebrate him once a year with bright green clothing, three-leafed shamrocks, and lots of beer? Those are all very good questions. St. Patrick’s Day is not just an American tradition. It’s a global celebration of Irish culture and in particular, of Saint Patrick. For those of […]
Did you know that St. Patrick’s Day celebrations start as early as breakfast? Actually, a full Irish breakfast is a big tradition and one that involves a lot of food. Hey, I’d say that’s exactly what someone needs to make it through all the other St. Patrick’s Day festivities! Starting your day with lots of meat […]
Do you know why people wear green on St. Patrick’s Day? Some Internet sources say that it’s because people began wearing four leaf clovers to honor St. Patrick, and this eventually led to the wearing of green clothing. Other sources say that there’s a legend claiming green is invisible to leprechauns, so those who wear […]
The Mr. Food Test Kitchen team and I traveled to Chicago to attend the International Home + Housewares Show. We also got to share our St. Patty’s Reuben Sliders on WCIU. Read more to find out how I got creative with the cooking!