Get St. Patrick’s Day ready with these recipes for Irish cocktails and stew

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- To get you prepped for St. Patrick's Day, FOX 4 food scout Stewart Lane shared two of his family's favorite Irish drink recipes. You can follow the recipes Stewart shared or you can stop by and have the baristas at Thou Mayest whip one up for you. While in the FOX 4 kitchen, Stewart also shared a recipe from Milwaukee Delicatessen Company for Irish coddle stew.

Irish Kiss
Thou Mayest

1.5 oz Jameson
.75 Campari
.75 Lemon juice
.75 simple syrup
Shake, rocks, lemon twist

Irish Coffee
Thou Mayest
build, serve hot in toddy glass

2.0oz Jameson
0.5oz Simple Syrup
Top with our brewed Alter Ego coffee
Garnish: whipped cream and nutmeg

Irish Coddle Stew
Milwaukee Delicatessen Company

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6oz Rough Cut Thick Slab Bacon
10 oz Chopped Beer Sausage
2 Lbs Potatoes
2 Large Onions
1 tablespoon ground Rosemary
1 tablespoon Caraway seed
Salt and Pepper to taste
2 tablespoon Flour
2 Cups Beef Stock
1 Cup Milk
1 Cup water
1 Cup Chopped Parsley for Garnish


1. In a stock pot on Medium to Low heat let bacon and sausage render in 1/2 cup water.
2. Peel and thin slice 1/4 of your potatoes then add to pot. Stir occasionally until water has evaporated
3. Add the other 1/2 of water. Stir for a couple of minutes and then add all of your onion, peeled and diced.
4. Stir occasionally to allow onions to sweat and to create a thick broth from broken down potato starch and rendered bacon and sausage fat.
5. Add your flour and milk and whisk constantly until everything is combined.
6. Add beef stock and the remainder of potatoes (quartered and peeled or not, your choice).
7. Mix everything until homogenous, reduce until desired consistency.
8. Season with rosemary, caraway, salt and pepper until desired flavor is achieved. Remember that the starch will absorb salt so taste and reseason before serving. Remember that herbs should always be added at the end. The only thing achieved by cooking the herbs is to diminish their flavor.
9. Garnish with chopped parsley or four leaf clovers

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