• Recipes,  St. Patrick's Day

    Irish Soda Bread

    Irish Soda Bread It has been called a “poor mans” bread, mainly because Ireland was a very poor country back in the 1800’s, which is when this bread is from. Traditional Irish Soda Bread actually only has 4 ingredients, flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk. The baking soda was used for the leavening agent and the sour milk to bring it all together. These days, we have incorporated other things like eggs, butter, sugar and fruit. The one thing that everyone has kept the same it seems is the cross that is cut in the top before baking. This was done because it was thought to ward off the devil and…

  • Breakfast,  Health,  Instant Pot,  Recipes

    Instant Pot Apple Pie Steel Cut Oatmeal

    Instant Pot Apple Pie Steel Cut Oatmeal If y’all follow us on Facebook you know that I have been very interested in the Instant Pot . Well, I finally decided to see what all the hype was about and purchased one.  Let me tell ya, Instant Pot ROCKS!! I will be giving a review of the Instant Pot in the upcoming days, however, I just couldn’t stand it any longer. I had to get out some recipes to use with it. I’m pretty sure that I’m going to need an entire category just for Instant Pot recipes. (Yes, there really are that many and this really is that great!) Ok, on to…