Dutch Apple Cake – A Cook Book Failure

What I will never know about Aunt Lillian’s cook book is, how many of these hand written recipes did she try or even use on a regular basis? Like many of us, she probably had good intentions and either copied recipes from her mother, another relative, or a friend, or from another cookbook with every [...] Read more »

Sour Cream Cake – How Did This Food Creep Into our Cooking?

Sour Cream – Stick your finger in a tub of it and take a lick and your first thought would not be “Hey, let’s put this in a cake to cook with it!” I still don’t know the answer as to why we began cooking with this odd ingredient, other than to say our British [...] Read more »