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St. Paddy’s Day Corned Beef: The Traditional Non-Traditional Meat

St Paddy’s Day is officially tomorrow March 17th. In the States certain foods have become synonymous with the holiday including corned beef. As if often the case, many traditions arise from practicality. According to this Smithsonian article, corned beef was never actually a popular meat in Ireland itself. In fact for generations, cows, not unlike […]