Thanksgiving is the kick off to the holiday season, a time of year where you friends and family gather around the table to celebrate and give thanks. This year, infuse your meal with a little bit of Irish attitude and give them something they won't soon forget. Check out our tips for the perfect Irish Thanksgiving meal.

The Appetizer 

Instead of typical dinner rolls, try Irish Soda Bread as a appetizer. Serve it warm out of the oven to start your Thanksgiving meal off right. For the perfect recipe for your turkey day meal, click here.

Irish Soda Bread Recipe Graphic

The Main Dish 

Put an Irish twist on your traditional turkey with lots of sage and onion stuffing to make the perfect centerpiece to your meal. Learn how to prep it here.

Sage and Onion Stuffing recipe

The Sides

Colcannon- This Irish favorite is the perfect way to put an Irish twist into the traditional Thanksgiving mashed potatoes. For a colcannon recipe, click here

Colcannon recipe pinterest graphic

Irish Mac & Cheese- Cook up the perfect savory side that will be sure to have your friends and family asking for seconds. Making the perfect Irish mac and cheese is easy, just add Kerrygold. For the perfect recipe for Kerrygold Irish Mac and Cheese, click here

Kerrygold Irish Mac & Cheese

Irish Heritage Cabbage- Enjoy this simple, but authentic Irish side dish during your turkey day meal. Click here for a recipe.

Irish Heritage Cabbage Recipe Photo

Irish Boxty- These fried potato cakes will be a hit with your family and friends. Click here for a recipe for these crispy potato treats.

Irish Boxty Recipe Photo

The Dessert 

Substitute the traditional apple pie for a Celtic apple crisp with Irish honey whiskey. Click here for a recipe for this fan favorite.

Celtic Apple Crisp Recipe Graphic

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