Taste the Luck of the Irish

By Boomer Staff | March 8th, 2017

Food and drinks recipes to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Interested in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at home? Entertain guests with these food and drink recipes.

Bailey’s Irish Cream Panna Cotta

from Brittani Szczecina, pastry chef, 3800 Ocean, Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa


4 cups heavy cream

½ cup sugar

6 gelatin sheets

4 ounces of Baileys Original Irish Cream

pinch of salt

Bloom gelatin in ice water for five minutes or until soft. Remove from ice water and squeeze; set aside on a dry towel. Bring the remaining ingredients to a simmer and stir in the gelatin. Pour into desired glasses and let set in the fridge for at least two hours. Garnish with your favorite toppings: crushed chocolate cookies, chocolate sauce, St. Patrick’s Day sprinkles, or even a mini cupcake. Get creative!


from Zachary Blair, lead mixologist, KANU, Whiteface Lodge


2.5 ounces of Irish whiskey (Westbrook)

1 ounce of elderflower liqueur

1 ounce of sweet vermouth

.25 ounces of lime juice

Combine all ingredients in a glass with ice, stir, and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a lime twist.

Luck of the Irish

from Eddie Garcia, lead mixologist and manager, jade bar, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa


2 ounces of Redbreast whiskey

¾ ounces of Guinness simple syrup (see recipe)

¾ ounces of lemon juice

½ ounce of apple juice

Make Guinness simple syrup: Heat 16 ounces of Guinness in pan and cook down to 8 ounces; add 8 ounces raw sugar and stir to dissolve. Set aside to cool.

Combine ¾ ounces of the Guinness simple syrup and all other ingredients in a shaker. Shake and pour into a stemmed cocktail glass.

Emerald Martini

2 ounces of Absolut Lime

½ ounce of Sour Apple Pucker

½ ounce of St-Germain elderflower liqueur

½ ounce of lime juice, fresh squeezed

Dash of house-made orange bitters

Combine all in a mixing glass and top with ice, shake 20 times vigorously, and double strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lime twist.

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