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Old 03-13-2019, 03:25 PM   #1
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Saint Patrick's Day Dishes

I recently came across a picture of Corned Beef 'eggrolls' and thibnk this might be a spectacular nosh for St paddys day.


It looks like corned beef, cabbage or pickled cabbage and a little cheese with a dipping sauce. Anyone every tried anything like this?


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Old 03-13-2019, 04:06 PM   #2
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There's an Irish themed sports pub back home that is owned in part by friends of ours. They make ones with egg roll skins that they call, appropriately, "Irish Egg Rolls". The filling reads just like a Ruben sandwich: corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese. The Irish pub we eat at here in MA makes an appy called "Baked Corned Beef Shillelagh Sticks" that use puff pasty and fill it with corned beef hash.

I haven't tried making either version, but we do like the egg roll version so much more! The puff pastry version is "meh" (sorry, O'Connor's), but the name Shillelagh Sticks is much cuter.
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Just FYI, corned beef and cabbage is an American invention. Irish immigrants were behind it, but people in Ireland don't eat it.

"Corned beef and cabbage isn't actually the national dish of Ireland. You wouldn't eat it on St. Patrick's Day in Dublin, nor would you be likely to find it in Cork. It's typically only eaten around the holiday here in the U.S. So how did corned beef and cabbage become synonymous with the Irish?

During the time of the Irish immigration to the U.S., the first generation of Irish-Americans were in search of the comforting tastes of their homeland. On St. Paddy's Day that meant boiled bacon. But the immigrants were too poor to afford the high price of pork and bacon products. Instead, they turned to the cheapest cut of meat available: beef brisket. Given that New York City was a melting pot for immigrants from around the world, rather than boil the beef, the Irish adopted cooking methods from other cultures. Brining was a technique of the Eastern Europeans, which is a way of salt-curing meat. And the corn? Well, "corned" has nothing to do with corn but instead refers to the corn-sized salt crystals used during the brining process (In fact, corned beef is sometimes referred to as "pickled beef," as you are quite literally pickling brisket with this particular brining process.). The corned beef was paired with cabbage, as it was one of the cheapest vegetables available to the Irish immigrants."


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Just FYI, corned beef and cabbage is an American invention. Irish immigrants were behind it, but people in Ireland don't eat it.
I think that’s the funniest thing I’ve heard all day!
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After the main dinner of corned beef brisket, potatoes, carrots, and cabbage, I look forward to the sandwiches more than anything. Toasted rye, 1000 Island spread, layers of thinly sliced corned beef, sliced swiss cheese, sauerkraut....and dill pickle spears on the side.
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Old 03-13-2019, 11:04 PM   #6
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I recently came across a picture of Corned Beef 'eggrolls' and thibnk this might be a spectacular nosh for St paddys day.


It looks like corned beef, cabbage or pickled cabbage and a little cheese with a dipping sauce. Anyone every tried anything like this?


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Can you please post the link to that recipe. It looks so good. TIA
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...I look forward to the sandwiches more than anything...
We do too, Cheryl. That's why I always buy a couple extra when they're on sale this time of year. I've pick them up after St. Paddy's Day for about 1/3 less than the going price before March 17th. I've also missed out entirely because there were no leftover corned beefs in the store.

This year I'm hoping to have enough leftovers of everything from the pot so that I can try a Southern Living recipe for Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup.
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There's a song my uncle from Liverpool used to sing, corned Beef and carrots.

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Old 03-14-2019, 03:30 AM   #9
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I always look forward to a plate of hash after the traditional boiled dinner.

Another nice meal is Irish bangers with mashed, champ or colcannon served with a rich dark brown gravy.

My local Wegman's and Trader Joe's stock Irish Bangers. TJ's also offers a frozen champ but I haven't tried it.
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We do too, Cheryl. That's why I always buy a couple extra when they're on sale this time of year. I've pick them up after St. Paddy's Day for about 1/3 less than the going price before March 17th. I've also missed out entirely because there were no leftover corned beefs in the store.

This year I'm hoping to have enough leftovers of everything from the pot so that I can try a Southern Living recipe for Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup.

My local Krogers has been running a "sale?" for corned beef briskets regular $5.49, for $3.39 a pound. I've bought 3 so far
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