• Raisin Bread for St. Patrickโ€™s Day

    Amid all the chaos of the coronavirus situation, I am writing from my parentโ€™s dining room table in Central Maryland. Social distancing has led to a lot of baking and cooking from my end! In honor of St. Patrickโ€™s Day (one of the best days of the year), I wanted to make a fresh loaf of Irish Soda Bread. From all of the recipes that Iโ€™ve read (here and here), this is basically a bread loaf-sized cakey buttermilk biscuit made with flour, salt, butter, buttermilk, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and raisins. This sounded like a great idea, except, along with toilet paper, the grocery stores were also fresh out…