Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with authentic Irish food and drink

Posted at 9:39 AM, Mar 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-12 09:40:42-04

Irish eyes are smiling this week and no St. Patrick's Day celebration is complete without some authentic Irish food and drink.

Dimitry Goyfman, general manager of O'Connor's Public House in Rochester, and Vickee Shulman, the Guinness representative for Oakland County, joined 7 Action News.

O'Connor's is promising the biggest St. Patrick's Day Party in Oakland County on Friday. More information is available here.


Irish Bacon
Place Irish Bacon Loin in a deep pan.
Season and fill with water until loin is fully covered.
Wrap the pan with plastic film, then foil.
Place in a 350-degree oven cook for 45 min. or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.
Let rest for 20 min. prior to slicing.

In hot skillet, saute garlic, add 2 oz. of white wine, 5 oz. of heavy whipping cream and 2 oz. butter.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Reduce until the contents of the pan are nice thick and creamy.

Butter Cabbage
Dice 8 oz. of pre-cooked cabbage
In a hot saute pan, add olive oil and .5oz of garlic
Add diced cabbage and 2 oz. of butter, season to taste
Saute until hot.

Plate all of the cooked ingredients with mashed potato and cover the Irish bacon with sauce.