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Bread, Farl, Cake, or Spotted Dog?

  Green bagels and green milkshakes. It must be St. Patrick’s Day. There’s also corned beef and cabbage – and “Irish soda bread” with a cruciform, or cross, slashed on top.  Have you ever wondered why the shape of the cross is slashed on the top of the bread – and why it’s known as soda […]

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Irish Soda Bread Or Green Bagels?

It’s not too hard to find green bagels, beer, or green milkshakes on St. Patrick’s Day in the US. There’s also corned beef and cabbage – and “Irish soda bread” with a cruciform, or cross, slashed on top.  Have you ever wondered why the shape of the cross is slashed on the top of the bread […]

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Irish Soda Bread: Farl, Cake, Spotted Dog?

It’s not too hard to find green bagels, beer, and even green  milkshakes on St. Patrick’s Day in the US. Of course there’s also corned beef and cabbage – and “Irish soda bread” — with a cruciform slashed on top.  Have you ever wondered why the shape of the cross is slashed on the tope […]

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Why Is There A Cross Cut Into The Top Of Irish Soda Bread?

Look anywhere on St. Patrick’s Day in the US and you’re likely to find green bagels, beer, and even green McDonald’s milkshakes. You’ll also find “Irish soda bread” — with a cruciform slashed on top.  Why the shape of the cross – and why is it known as soda bread? Thank The American Indians For […]

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