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  1. Eleanor Rose

    Recreated Tarheel Pound Cake

    According to Anne Byrn, author of American Cake, the first mention of pound cake is in a recipe dated 1754 from Wicomico Church, Virginia. An 1824 version of the cake was published in Mary Randolph's, The Virginia Housewife. Southerners love pound cake and love variations on the traditional...
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    Recreated Molasses Soda Bread

    (Photograph by Matt Hulsman) A slice of this nutty, slightly-sweet soda bread pairs well with butter and jam or molasses butter. It is also tasty covered with melted cheese. Beware! One slice may not be enough! Molasses Soda Bread Ingredients for bread: 2¾ cups whole-wheat flour ⅓ cup...
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    Recreated “Granula”: 19th Century Granola

    In 1863, Dr. James C. Jackson of New York developed what he called "Granula," a Graham flour mixture that was formed into sheets, baked until dry, broken up, baked again and broken up into even smaller pieces. In 1898, Charles W. Post used Dr. Jackson's basic recipe for “Granula” to develop...
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    Recreated St. Nick’s Eggnog

    (American Egg Board) St. Nick’s Eggnog Eggnog is a delicious holiday tradition, but some folks have a low tolerance for the emulsifiers and stabilizers used in commercial eggnogs. Homemade eggnog has no added ingredients. This recipe has been passed down since 1930. The leftover eggnog can...
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    Recreated Boston Cream Pie with a Surprise!

    (Pinterest) Revisiting the posts on Boston Cream Pie this morning reminded me of a story I had read about a lady who made a traditional Boston Cream Pie, but with a couple little changes. Her cake has three layers representing the three lives lost during the horrific Boston Marathon bombing...
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