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By Terri Hahn
Journalist 

It's St. Patrick's Day! Celebrate with traditional foods, green treats

 

March 11, 2021

Photo courtesy of McCormick

Fuzzy Leprechaun: Fizzy, fuzzy, fantastic. Whip-up this sweet n' tasty St. Patrick's Day cocktail for your favorite (adult) leprechauns using peach schnapps, orange juice and a splash of seltzer, then turn it lucky green with food coloring.

March 17 is just a week away so it's time to get ready for St. Patrick's Day.

But first a bit of history (thanks history.com):

St. Patrick's Day observes of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The holiday has evolved into a celebration of Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, drinking and a whole lot of green.

St. Patrick's Day is celebrated annually on March 17, the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for more 1,000 years. On St. Patrick's Day, which falls during the Christian season...



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