Irish Soda Bread

Nobody knows for certain whether the Irish or Native Americans first made this bread, although the readily available and inexpensive ingredients of wheat flour, salt, baking soda, and soured milk popularized it for many. Today, we enjoy it with currants and spread with butter or honey.

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

The fresh lemon juice and zest greatly enhance the flavor of this scrumptious muffin recipe, while the poppy seeds provide the fluffy batter with nutrition and texture.

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Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tahini is a Middle Eastern paste made from toasted sesame seeds that adds a deliciously unique taste to classic chocolate chip cookies. Equivalent in popularity only to snickerdoodles, these easy-to-make treats are in high demand in our house.

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Biscotti

Dry, crunchy, and oblong-shaped, these Italian biscuits pair especially well with a hot cup of tea or coffee. They aren’t too sweet and can be flavored with any combination of nuts, dried fruits, spices, or powders.

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Peanut Butter Cookies

This is another classic cookie recipe to add to your sweets collection. Its simple ingredients, straightforward preparation, and delicious taste make it an exceptional snack to have around the house.

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Ginger Cookies

While we bake these tasty cookies year-round, they’re best enjoyed during the winter holidays. The delightful combination of spices truly brings out the festive spirit and fills our home with a pleasant gingery aroma.

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Cornbread

This New England-style cornbread recipe is simple, light, and tastes delicious. It pairs especially well with chili and soup or for a sweet snack, we enjoy spreading it with honey or pumpkin butter.

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Pumpkin Cookies

We’re serious when we say that autumn is our season to roll out all our favorite pumpkin recipes. These cookies are soft on the outside and fluffy on the inside with a delightfully subtle pumpkin flavor.

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