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Shrewsbury, Mo (KSDK) -- St. Patrick's Day is more than just parades and green beer. A Shrewsbury family has been preparing for more than six weeks for their feast.

Maureen Hoock has been soaking her beef in a brine for six weeks. She is making corned beef for a St. Patrick's Day party where she will host 100 to 150 people.

Hoock let NewsChannel 5 into the kitchen for her party preps and introduced us to her son Bobby, an Irish dancer.

Click on the video player to watch the interview.