What if you don’t like beer…of any color…green or otherwise…but you want to drink something festive for St. Patrick’s Day. What to do? What to do?
KOOL listener Maureen e-mailed that she likes warm milk and creme de’menthe at the end of a long work day.
2/3 part freshly brewed coffee
1/3 part Irish whiskey
2 tsp brown sugar
lightly whipped creamInto a stemmed glass, put two teaspoonfuls brown sugar; add one-third Irish Whiskey and two-thirds really hot, really strong black coffee. Stir well, then float whipped cream on top.
|St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail (Irish Eyes)
1 oz. Irish whiskey
1/4 oz. green creme de menthe
2 oz. heavy creamShake well with crushed ice. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with maraschino cherry.
|St. Patrick’s Day Green Cocktail (Midori Sour)
1 oz Midori melon liqueur
1 oz whiskey sour mix
2 oz Sprite sodaFill a highball glass with ice. Add the midori, sour mix, sprite, and stir.
|St. Patrick’s Day Party Punch (alcoholic)
2 (12 oz) cans frozen limeade concentrate
2 (12 oz) cans frozen lemonade concentrate
2 (2 liter) bottles lemon-lime flavored carbonated soda
1 (750 milliliter) bottle rum
2 quarts lime sherbetIn a large pot, combine limeade, lemonade and lemon-lime soda. Stir in rum. Mix in the lime sherbet.
|St. Patrick’s Day Party Punch (non-alcoholic)
4 liters lemon-lime carbonated soda
2 pints lime sherbet
6 cups crushed iceIn large punch bowl, pour in soda. Add sherbet. Add crushed ice.
|Festive Green Food Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day:
mint chocolate chip ice-cream
green cookies or cupcakes with green icing
chips with guacamole
green M & Ms
celery sticks with cream cheese ( optional: color with green food coloring)
any dessert topped with green whipped cream