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Corned Beef Recipes For St. Patrick’s Day

Cajun Corned Beef Hash
Like most sane people I love corned beef brisket.  It’s beefy; it’s spicy; it’s heaven.  It’s everything meat should be. I love using it in traditional applications but I also love giving it my own twist.  I’ve found that by simply changing up the spice blend when I boil my corned beef that it offers the essence of tradition only with a Coastal spin.

Here is a playlist of my two most popular corned beef recipes just in time for St. Paddy’s Day. Enjoy!

Video Recipe: St. Patrick’s Day-After Cajun Corned Beef Hash

Mired in a St. Paddy’s Day hangover from too much green beer, Chef Stuart approaches the morning after with as little effort as possible. By using the leftover corned beef and potatoes that were cooked in crawfish boil for his Rouxben (see last episode) he makes a tasty skillet of Cajun Corned Beef Hash.

Irish Blessing: “May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been, the foresight to know where you are going and the insight to know when you have gone too far”

Food Network’s St. Patrick’s Day Line-up

Food Network's St. Paddy's Day Line-up

In Ireland St. Patrick’s Day is a solemn, religious affair; one of the few days in Ireland where drinking is actually frowned upon and there is no corned beef to be found.  You can learn more about that by reading Corned Beef & Other Irish Myths.

St. Patrick's Day Recipes on Food NetworkSt. Patrick’s Day was first celebrated in the New World in Boston in the year 1737 and it has since spread across the country.  In Chicago they dye the river green.  In New York they have a parade.  New Orleans has a parade as well, Mardi Gras style where the throws of beads and doubloons are replaced with potatoes and cabbages.  But you don’t have to head downtown to enjoy the ‘wearing O’ the green.’

Food Network has a plethora of programs to make you shout erin go bragh!  They also have dozens of great recipes on their site that touch on the tradition of the holiday and celebrate the innovation of 21st Century Irish Cuisine.  They have offerings from Alton Brown, Sunny Anderson, Ina Garten, Tyler Florence and more with recipes like Beer-Battered Broccoli, Spinach-Pesto Ravioli, Irish Grilled Cheese (pictured), Emerald Eggs and Avocado Hummus

The crux of FN’s St. Paddy’s Day programming is to send their resident Ginger, Bobby Flay, back to the home of his ancestors for a culinary tour that is second to none.  Here’s a sneak peak as Bobby visits Ireland’s most famous culinarian, Darina Allen:

Corned Beef & Other Irish Myths

Irish Blessing: “May you be half an hour in Heaven before the Devil knows you’re dead.”

Video Recipe: St. Patrick’s Day Rouxben

St. Patrick’s Day is the one day each year where everyone in America is Irish.  For this St. Paddy’s Day I’m taking the traditional Ruben and Going Coastal.  You won’t believe the flavor of this sandwich and you can’t buy it anywhere.  If you want one, you’ll have to make it.  Here’s how:

Irish Blessing: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”

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Stuart is a celebrity chef, food activist and award-winning food writer. He penned the cookbooks Third Coast Cuisine: Recipes of the Gulf of Mexico, No Sides Needed: 34 Recipes To Simplify Life and Amigeauxs - Mexican/Creole Fusion Cuisine. He hosts two Internet cooking shows "Everyday Gourmet" and "Little Grill Big Flavor." His recipes have been featured in Current, Lagniappe, Southern Tailgater, The Kitchen Hotline and on the Cooking Channel.

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Stuart’s Honors & Awards

2015 1st Place Luck of the Irish Cook-off
2015 4th Place Downtown Cajun Cook-off
2015 2nd Place Fins' Wings & Chili Cook-off
2014 2015 4th Place LA Gumbo Cook-off
2012 Taste Award nominee for best chef (web)
2012 Finalist in the Safeway Next Chef Contest
2011 Taste Award Nominee for Little Grill Big Flavor
2011, 12 Member: Council of Media Tastemakers
2011 Judge: 29th Chef's of the Coast Cook-off
2011 Judge: Dauphin Island Wing Cook-off
2011 Cooking Channel Perfect 3 Recipe Finalist
2011 Judge: Dauphin Island Gumbo Cook-off
2011 Culinary Hall of Fame Member
2010 Tasty Awards Judge
2010 Judge: Bayou La Batre Gumbo Cook-off
2010 Gourmand World Cookbook Award Nominee
2010 Chef2Chef Top 10 Best Food Blogs
2010 Denay's Top 10 Best Food Blogs
2009 2nd Place Bay Area Food Bank Chef Challenge
2008 Tava: Discovery Contest Runner-up


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