6 recipes — and a cocktail — for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t just about drinking — it’s about eating, too!

From corned beef to soda bread, here are five recipes perfect for the March holiday.

This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in March 2019 shows home corned beef and cabbage. The recipe appears in the cookbook "How to Braise Everything." (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
Corned beef and cabbage Corned beer and cabbage is the quintessential St. Patrick’s Day meal, and the folks at “America’s Test Kitchen” pitch a method that makes the final flavor shine. The recipe appears in the cookbook “How to Braise Everything,” but you can find it on wtop.com. (Carl Tremblay/America’s Test Kitchen via AP) (AP/Carl Tremblay)
This January 2017 photo shows Irish scones with smoked salmon in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Sarah E Crowder via AP)
Irish scones with smoked salmon This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. Find it on her website. (Sarah E Crowder via AP) (AP/Sarah E Crowder)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in March 2019 shows Irish brown soda bread displayed in Boston. This recipe appears in the cookbook "All-Time Best Brunch." (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
Irish brown soda bread  Find the recipe here. (Carl Tremblay/America’s Test Kitchen via AP) (AP/Carl Tremblay)
** FOR USE WITH AP LIFESTYLES ** Brownling the lamb in its own fat, as shown in this Feb. 17, 2008 photo, is one of the reasons for the depth of flavor in Irish Stew.  Don't be fooled by the one-pot simplicity; this hearty stew can pack astounding depth of flavor. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
Irish lamb stew Find the recipe from the Associated Press here. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe) (AP/LARRY CROWE)
**FOR USE WITH AP LIFESTYLES**    Sweet-and-Sour Cabbage With Corned Beef is seen in this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008 photo.   The Chinese cooking style of using lots of vegetables with healthy amounts of meat is combined with traditional St. Patrick's Day ingredients in this Sweet-and-Sour Cabbage With Corned Beef. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
Sweet-and-sour cabbage with corned beef This vegetable-packed dish is a healthy twist on a St. Patrick’s Day classic. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe) (AP/LARRY CROWE)
This Feb. 16, 2011 photo shows stout-braised chicken in Concord, N.H. This recipe, which is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, combines two techniques: flash browning over high heat and a quick, low-heat braise. By switching around the sauce ingredients you can turn this method for cooking thighs into an endless variety of dishes.   (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Stout-braised chicken Crack open a Guinness! It’s a key ingredient in the braising liquid for this chicken dish. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matthew Mead)
In this image taken on Feb. 18, 2013, St. Patrick's Day cocktails, from left, Irish grasshopper, emerald Mary, and herbal remedy are shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
St. Patrick’s Day cocktails Skip the green beer and break out the shaker. The Associated Press has recipes for three cocktails, including an Herbal Remedy, an Emerald Mary and an Irish Grasshopper. Find the recipes here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
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This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in March 2019 shows home corned beef and cabbage. The recipe appears in the cookbook "How to Braise Everything." (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
This January 2017 photo shows Irish scones with smoked salmon in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Sarah E Crowder via AP)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in March 2019 shows Irish brown soda bread displayed in Boston. This recipe appears in the cookbook "All-Time Best Brunch." (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
** FOR USE WITH AP LIFESTYLES ** Brownling the lamb in its own fat, as shown in this Feb. 17, 2008 photo, is one of the reasons for the depth of flavor in Irish Stew.  Don't be fooled by the one-pot simplicity; this hearty stew can pack astounding depth of flavor. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
**FOR USE WITH AP LIFESTYLES**    Sweet-and-Sour Cabbage With Corned Beef is seen in this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008 photo.   The Chinese cooking style of using lots of vegetables with healthy amounts of meat is combined with traditional St. Patrick's Day ingredients in this Sweet-and-Sour Cabbage With Corned Beef. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
This Feb. 16, 2011 photo shows stout-braised chicken in Concord, N.H. This recipe, which is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, combines two techniques: flash browning over high heat and a quick, low-heat braise. By switching around the sauce ingredients you can turn this method for cooking thighs into an endless variety of dishes.   (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
In this image taken on Feb. 18, 2013, St. Patrick's Day cocktails, from left, Irish grasshopper, emerald Mary, and herbal remedy are shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

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