• This easy overnight crusty bread is very forgiving. Do not be intimidated, this is an easy bread to make.
    Recipes,  Side Dishes

    Super Delicious Easy Overnight Crusty Bread

    Super Delicious Easy Overnight Crusty Bread   I absolutely LOVE bread, especially a good crusty bread!!!     I have always been intimidated by bread-making. I have tried several times and things usually turn out “okay” but not “super”. I was on a mission the other day to come up with a good crusty bread that I could learn to make to pair with soups and stews.     When I read about making this in a cast iron pot and then saw the pictures, I knew I had to give it a try.     It was AWESOME!!!     This recipe is very easy and very forgiving. The…

  • 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…