I was all set to share stories of my Corned Beef and Hash for St. Patrick’s day, when one of our dearest of neighbors dropped off a cranberry Irish soda bread, neatly wrapped in parchment and twine. Like most photos here, I struggled to get a picture taken before it was all devoured. And ouch, it was SOOO much better than any I’ve ever made. Jealousy stings, particularly when my girls seconded the observation.

Irish Soda Bread

So here is to St Patrick and our dear neighbor, who remind me that sharing is the best part of creating.

Secret ingredient: magnanimity