First of all: am I the only one who always wants to spell Guinness with just ONE “n”?? I have to go back and add a second one *every* time.
Anyway, guys, we have a holiday sneaking up on us!
March 17th is going to be awesome and here’s why:
Finally, it’s St. Patrick’s Day!
This is the first time I’ve ever celebrated St. Patrick’s Day as a vegetarian so I thought it would be fun to put together a sampling of meat-free recipes (made with Guinness beer!) that I could stuff my face with this year.
Guinness is vegan friendly. It wasn’t always that way as they were using fish proteins during the fining process.
If you want to check, you can find vegan and vegetarian beer, wine, and liquor using this easy website.
On to the FOOD!
Snacks & Sides
I’ve been obsessively thinking about this beer bread for about a week now, ever since I saw it on Erin’s gorgeous blog, Platings and Pairings. Must. Make. Now.
Who’s ever heard of too much fondue? Love this recipe from Analida’s Ethnic Spoon.
Stout Caramelized Onion Hand Pies
I feel like I would have a hard time eating these because they’re just SO pretty! Recipe from Meredith’s Steele House Kitchen.
Guinness Beer Battered Onion Rings
Foodness Gracious, indeed. I think there’s a good “put a ring on it” joke around here somewhere, right Gerry??
Mushroom, Onion, and Stout Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
My friend Liz over at Floating Kitchen posted this a few years back, but I somehow only managed to see it a few weeks ago! All those years, waaaaaaasted.
We have the Gouda Monster to thank for this delicious recipe!
Mushroom, Stout, and Goat Cheese Pot Pie
Setting aside how gorgeous that spoon is, that pastry looks DELICIOUS. Visit Jackie at The Beeroness to get your hands on the recipe.
Mushroom Stout Pie with Potato Biscuits
POTATO. BISCUITS. Enough said. The Post Punk Kitchen does it again!
Cooking Divine shared this recipe – who wants to make some and bring it over??
I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying a cocktail or two with Sommer from A Spicy Perspective – I’m thinking that a boozy float night needs to happen soon.
I love this gorgeous recipe from Cassie at Back to Her Roots. When you look at it head-on, the chocolate looks like beer and the cream looks like foam! So clever!
I don’t want to say that I saved the best for last or anything… but I once killed a man for a slice of cheesecake. I hope Joanne at Eats Well With Others saves me a slice of this chocolatey goodness…or else!
Enjoy the holiday, friends!
Thanks for featuring my Guinness fondue! Sláinte!
Uh…Guinness not vegetarian. Whoops. I suppose to need to go in a re-categorize some of my recipes! Also, I totally want to spell it with only one “n”. It messes me up every single time. Thanks for the grilled cheese love!
Guinness Extra Stout and Original XX transitioned to a fully vegan process in 2017.
Company email (November 2019)
“All Guinness draught and Original XX produced in St. James’s Gate Brewery for bottle, can and keg format is now brewed without using isinglass to filter the beer and vegans can now enjoy a pint of Guinness.
Thank you Ray, I have updated the post.