Baking for Bookworms: Irish Soda Bread from Alice McDermott’s Someone

Alice McDermott’s book follows the life of an Irish immigrant in all its stirring little moments and complexities. It’s a quiet book that is definitely worth a read. There is plenty of food mentioned in the novel, but I really liked this moment between Marie, the narrator, and her mother where her mother tries to … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: Irish Soda Bread from Alice McDermott’s Someone

Baking for Bookworms: French Onion Soup from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

There's nothing better on a gloomy fall day than soup. Especially if it's French onion soup inspired by Harry Potter...It's the little things in life, really. French onion soup will always have a special place in my heart. This is by no means a quick recipe, but the flavor explosion is well worth the effort. The … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: French Onion Soup from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows