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An old Irish blessing says: “May your troubles be less and your blessings be more. And nothing but happiness come through your door.”

Strack & Van Til celebrates the luck of the Irish with everything you need to “sham-rock” St. Patrick’s Day March 17. Visit your local store and find your pot of golden savings, quality and value.

Looking for some authentic corned beef with your cabbage? The Strack & Van Til Meat Department carries O’Brien’s Corned Beef Brisket Points and Flats and Corned Beef Round. Other brands include Vienna Corned Beef Round and Nathan’s Corned Beef Flat. For something completely different, Reuben sausage is available in the Meat Department. It’s like the whole corned beef and kraut experience in a sausage.

“We also have all the fixings, like Vienna Fresh Sauerkraut and Frank’s Fresh Sauerkraut,” said Meat Department Director Gary Teachman.

Choose delicious Irish cheeses in the Strack & Van Til Deli, and you’ll feel as lucky as if you found a four-leaf clover. Try Kerrygold brand imported varieties that make the ideal appetizer. There’s Blarney, a smooth and mild Gouda-style cheese; Dubliner aged cheese with a hint of sweetness; rich and creamy cheddar that’s been aged for 12 months; reserve cheddar, aged for more than two years with a distinctively sharp flavor; sweet and nutty Swiss; and Skellig, a sweet cheddar.

“These cheeses come in a 7-ounce size, are found in the majority of our stores and pair perfectly with a great Irish stout, red ale or pale lager,” said Strack & Van Til Deli Director Kristin Snow. “We also carry Kerrygold Irish butters in our Dairy Department. This rich, creamy butter is the perfect complement to Irish soda bread.”

The Deli is offering a selection of St. Patrick’s Day meal solutions, including Bakeable Shepherd’s Pie, mashed potatoes with pot roast and a vegetable blend or “Our Own” individual Shepherd’s Pies with ground beef, carrots and peas topped with mashed potatoes. Be sure to pick up Heat and Serve $6 corned beef meals with corned beef, cabbage, carrots and potatoes, and a hot meal will be available on our hot bars March 14, 15, 16 and 17.

If you want to build your own sandwich creation such as corned beef and Swiss on rye or a delicious Reuben, the Deli Department has sliced Certified Angus Corned Beef, and if you prefer smaller sandwiches, try our corned beef and Swiss sliders that make great party appetizers.

Don’t forget to add some sweetness to your St. Patty’s Day celebration, with fresh, made-from-scratch bakery items from Strack & Van Til. Our traditional Irish soda bread is baked in-store the old-world bakers did it: Without yeast and with hearty flavor.

Serve your guests our Cake of the Week: Chocolate Split Mint St. Patty’s Cake that’s made in our stores. Or, opt for sweets from Famous Homestyle Cookie trays to our Decorated Mini-Cupcake trays, highlighted in our delicious green and white icing.

“Your little leprechauns are certain to love our green and white decorated cupcakes,” said Strack & Van Til Bakery Director Tim Calderone. “They’re so good that the 12-count package will disappear in an instant … and that’s no Blarney!”

Round out your St. Patrick’s Day with other melt-in-your-mouth treats from the Bakery Department, like our new sweet ‘n‘ savory Salted Caramel Doughnuts. They’re available individually or in a six-pack all month long. In addition, our Cake of the Month is Peanut Butter Delight Cake for just $6.99, and Doughnut Holes are two packages for $5 through March.

Here’s wishing that you find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and everything you need for the wearing of the green at Strack & Van Til, your St. Patrick’s Day headquarters.