Whip-It Up Wednesday: Corn Beef with Cabbage and Roasted Veggies

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It's almost time to pull out the crock pot, slice some cabbage and kiss the blarney stone!

It's St. Patty's Day.

Or if you prefer to be more formal about the day, it's Saint Patrick's Day, celebrated on the 17th of March.

Celebrated by many around the world,  St. Patty's Day began as an Irish holiday commemorating St. Patrick's evangelism in Ireland.  You can read more about this holiday here.

To get started making our corn beef and cabbage, let's get one thing straight.....This meal doesn't sound supper delicious, am I right?  I mean corned beef just does not sound gourmet or yummy! 

Trust me, get past the strange name and I promise that you will be in comfort-food heaven!

I love getting kids in the kitchen to practice math. They get to use all sorts of skills, stimulate their senses, and are rewarded with a yummy treat, proving that--yes, math is indeed a necessity in everyday life!

To make this cooking experience even more fun, let your kids try to solve this St.Patty's Day word problem in the kitchen.

Check out your free printable for this activity.

Happy Cooking!