Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Hummingbird Cake

“Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder today” (Did everyone get the Princess Bride reference? If not, watch the movie then re-read this post). The marriage that we are speaking of today is between Banana Bread and Carrot Cake and the result of their union: Hummingbird Cake. This cake possesses the best qualities of both …

Continue reading

Traditional Irish Soda Bread

How can you tell if an Irishman is having a good time? He’s Dublin over with laughter! Why do people wear shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day? Regular rocks are too heavy. When is an Irish potato, not an Irish potato? When it’s a French Fry!! Now that we have all had a few rib-tickling guffaws …

Continue reading

Cake Fit For a King

QUICK!!! Name three things you know about New Orleans. GO. When we made our list, we came up with: 1) Jazz 2) Beignets 3) Mardi Gras This week we are celebrating Mardi Gras and then the beginning of Lent. When we did our research on Mardi Gras and some of the traditional foods associated with …

Continue reading