Since once again St Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday in Lent….the Cardinal has said it’s alright for Bostonians to eat Corned Beef and green veg/beer of their choice. I will NOT be having Mac and Cheese….read more:
Macaroni is not the least bit Irish. Calling it Mac only makes it sound like it is.
But if you are Irish and Catholic, St. Patrick’s Day comes smack dab in the middle of Lent and if it’s on a Friday night , no less, even if you are in the Archdioceses of Boston and even if St Patrick is the Patron saint of the Archdiocese and even if there is dispensation for corned beef and cabbage……you might very well be having macaroni and cheese for supper.
I don’t remember the details. We had plenty of St Patrick’s Days with Corned Beef and Cabbage but this one was most notably not one of those. Was my Irish father working late? He loved his corned beef and cabbage, especially if corned beef would lead to corned beef hash….
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