Rosemary Currant Soda Bread

I’ve been craving the flavors of fall this past week (Thanksgiving dinner withdrawal, I think!). This bread is comfort food on every level… the warm, earthy flavor of rosemary with sweet currants add to the satisfyingly dense, moist bread. Whether sliced fresh, toasted, or double baked, like a biscotti*, these flavors are a perfect snack, or as […]

Broken Meatball Minestrone (An Early Fall Soup)

Today was a soup day. The clear, bright skies of yesterday were transformed today into an ongoing shower of cold, driving rain. The tired aches of a long week, sniffly noses, and dismal weather meant our family was in need of some serious comfort food. I wanted something hearty, but healthy and full of vegetables; something rich and flavorful, […]