Chicken Souvlaki and Greek Salad

Tender marinated chicken strips nestled in warm, soft skillet flatbreads with Greek dressing and feta tzatziki sauce. Paired with a Greek salad this is a recreation of one of my family’s favorite Greek diner meals, part of my… 

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Irish Soda Bread

In the weeks leading up to St. Patrick’s Day we devour Irish Soda Bread at an alarming rate in my house! Such a loved favorite it is I have to bake it myself to keep up with the demand.

The soda in the name comes from the baking soda used as a leavener in the simple quickbread batter made from whole wheat and white flour, eggs, raisins, buttermilk and a touch of sugar…. 

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Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Banana Bread

Flour Bakery’s banana bread recipe. The best banana bread I ever ate. Finally.

For the longest time I’ve been looking for a go-to banana bread recipe. A favorite.  A basic recipe I can make as is or gussy up. A recipe I can pull out of my sleeve at the drop of a hat. One I make so many times I can throw together from memory. With my eyes closed.… 

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White Chocolate Cranberry Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

A decadent tea bread speckled with tart cranberries, crystallized ginger and white chocolate chips. If that’s not enough to thoroughly entice you then maybe the rich cream cheese frosting slathered generously over top, will.

When you bake fresh cranberries most of their overwhelming tartness is subdued leaving a sweet berry behind. The same goes for the zingy candied ginger too, the sharpness mellows out allowing a wonderful sweet and subtly spicy flavor to shine through…. 

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