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Irish soda bread

Irish Soda Bread With Golden Raisins

Irish soda bread is one of the most well-known and popular quick breads there are. Soda bread is a soft textured, cake-like bread that rises due to the reaction of the acid (buttermilk), and the base (baking soda). Although this simple classic is most often attributed to Ireland, they were not its creators. American Indians were […]

blueberry coffee cake

Changemaker Power Of Girl Founder Lily Riccio And Her Favorite Blueberry Coffee Cake

15-year-old Lily Riccio is my featured Changemaker this month. This high school sophomore is doing her part to help shatter barriers and bring down glass ceilings across industries. Lily launched her digital platform, Power of Girl, in April 2017.  It is an inspirational website that she developed to empower young women. Power of Girl features […]

Nutella bread

Nutella Bread

I think my little one is addicted to Nutella. Seriously, he would eat it every day if I allowed it. For the record, I don’t, it’s a treat.  I can’t blame him.  Who does not love this chocolatey hazelnut spread inside a warm crepe?  It’s my fault, I introduced him to this dessert spread years […]

zucchini bread

Zucchini Bread

My maternal grandmother was a fantastic baker.  She was a nurse by trade, but during her free time, she often could be found baking something delicious. There were many things my grandmother made that I loved, but she hands down made the best zucchini bread. Zucchini bread is considered a quick bread, which means any […]

Bisquick coffee cake

Bisquick Coffee Cake

This is my go-to coffee cake. It is easy to make, contains few ingredients, and never disappoints.  The secret ingredient in this basic recipe is the old-school ingredient, Bisquick. Growing up, my mom used Bisquick to make dumplings, which she put in her homemade chicken soup.  My older sister reintroduced me to Bisquick several years […]

banana bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Bananas are delicious.  A perfect food, some would say, loaded with vitamin B, that even comes in their very own traveling case.  We buy bananas to eat them, but bananas are tricky.  In the grocery store, it takes time to select the perfect bunch, I often grab them last as it takes some thought.  Not […]

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