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Christmas Tradition: Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Mary Reporting. Sour cream, made by fermenting cream with harmless bacteria, has more uses in the kitchen than topping baked potatoes or nachos. It’s a terrific substitute for milk in cakes. Years ago, I found this coffee cake recipe in the Century of Success Cookbook: The Best Gold Medal Recipes of 100 Years, published in 1979. […]

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Harper’s Bazar Takes Me Back 127 Years

Mary Reporting. My mother once accepted a phone solicitor’s offer to receive 15 magazine subscriptions for three years for only X dollars a month. My father was horrified by the expense, but we soon became a family of magazine readers. Life, Look, Time, Newsweek, Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s, Esquire, The Saturday Review of Literature (remember that […]

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Grandmere’s Spoonbread

This favorite Southern bread is made from cornmeal, but the beaten egg whites give it the consistency of a soufflé. It’s served with a spoon—thus its name—and eaten with a fork. It’s delicious with eggs and bacon for breakfast. It’s an especially good side dish with sliced ham for lunch or dinner. Serves six. INGREDIENTS […]

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