After Guinness, the Irish coffee is quite possibly Ireland's most famous drink. This hot cocktail is a mixture of coffee, whiskey, sugar, and cream. It's famous thanks to the Buena Vista Cafe, a San Francisco establishment that perfected the recipe in 1952 and has since served countless Irish coffees — including the world's largest one ever. I headed to the cafe to learn its signature technique for making Irish coffee. Here, bartender Paul Nolan, who's been at the cafe for 32 years and estimates he's poured over 3-4 million Irish coffees, teaches us how it's done.
Happy St. Patrick's Day! In case my 10 Green Flowers to Bring Good Luck to Your Garden slideshow didn't give you your fill of green, I thought I'd round up a few of the most crave worthy green furnishings I've come across. For a second, I did consider rounding up shamrocks and clovers, but I figured none of us want to live in a leprechaun's lair, right? So come check out these gorgeous green finds!
To celebrate today's holiday, I've gathered 15 pics of pooches celebrating this year (or in years past) . . . including my own! Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Today, to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, why not make the hearty brunch favorite known as corned beef hash? It's traditional meat and potatoes at its best, and when topped with a perfectly poached egg, it makes a fine meal.
Serve with a cold beer and mixed greens for a festive and satisfying dinner. Get the speedy recipe after the jump.