There are many St. Patrick’s Day traditions: wearing green so you don’t get pinched, pretending to be Irish whether or not you actually are, drinking beer and whiskey until you can’t see straight, and dyeing anything and everything green.
And green is everywhere on St. Paddy’s Day. Chicago dyes the entire Chicago River green for its annual St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, bars dye beer green, and people around the United States make everyday dishes green to celebrate Ireland. This last of these results in some pretty bizarre combinations. From cottage cheese to lemons to spaghetti, here are 9 foods that have been dyed green — whether you want them to be that way or not.