"The best times you are going to have in life are at the dinner table and in bed." Old Italian saying. So relax, and enjoy the simple things!


Great Meals for St. Patrick's Day #Irish Recipes #Weekly Menu Plan

Slow Cooker Half Crocked Beef Stew: simplelivingeating.com
Slow Cooker Half Crocked Beef Stew

Crabcakes & Colcannon: simplelivingeating.com
Crabcakes & Colcannon

Green Irish Soup: Leeks & Parsnips: simplelivingeating.com
Green Irish Soup: Leeks & Parsnips

Whiskey Steak: simplelivingeating.com
Whiskey Steak

Irish Potato Pancakes (Boxty) with Parsnips: simplelivingeating.com
Irish Potato Pancakes (Boxty) with Parsnips

St. Patrick's Day Cocktails: simplelivingeating.com
St. Patrick's Day Cocktails

Weekly Menu Plan: 

Sunday: Fresh Tuna Burgers with Ginger & Cilantro, Cole Slaw, Pickles and Brioche Rolls (making the burgers with canned tuna)

Meatless Monday: Persian-Style Carrots & Black-eyed Peas with Persian Rice and Swiss Chard

Wednesday: Shrimp Scampi with Saffron Rice and Broccoli

Thursday: Veal Marengo  (made with beef) & Homemade Rustic Bread

Friday: Quiche with leftover vegetables and a Green Salad

Saturday: Leftovers


  1. All of your St. Patty's Day Food looks so yummy!

    1. For a non-Irish person I sure do enjoy their food.

  2. Dear Diane, wonderful dishes! Those crab cakes look wonderful. Take care dear. xo, Catherine

  3. This would be great food for our Irish family! Your post is awesome and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Happy Spring!
    Miz Helen

  4. That's a delicious steak and potato meal, Diane. Thank you for sharing your Irish round-up.

  5. Love your ideas and recipes for St Patrick's Week, Diane - there are some delicious menus here! I especially like the Half Crocked Beef Stew and the Cocktails! Thank you for sharing with us at the Hearth and Soul hop. Pinned :-)


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