Apricot Chocolate Chip Irish Soda Bread

Hello friends! Ah, the classic Irish Soda Bread! The simple combination of flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and buttermilk. Of all the traditional foods served to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, this is my favorite. Somewhere along the line I thought adding chopped apricots and chocolate was a good idea, and fell in love with…

Morning Glory Muffins

Hello friends! What better way to enjoy a glorious morning than by baking up a batch of Morning Glory Muffins. This healthy and earthy whole grain muffin has a little bit of everything: chock full of carrots, apples, raisins, pineapple, coconut, walnuts, and sunflower seeds. They also have a very cute name! Chef Pam McKinstry…

Irish Buttermilk Brown Bread

Hello friends! Ah, Irish Buttermilk Brown Bread! Like the classic soda bread but unlike with the combination of whole wheat flour, oats, wheat bran, molasses, and buttermilk. Of all the traditional foods served to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, this may be my favorite. This 100% whole grain bread gets its crackly-crunch crust from a touch…

Blueberry White Chocolate Biscotti

Hello friends! The most comforting aroma after a long day of school was discovering a batch of freshly baked cookies right out of the oven. While I’ve finished school long ago, I’ve never outgrown the appeal of a warm and gooey baked cookie. Biscotti were one of the first cookies I discovered and fell in…