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Strawberry Cake from Scratch
Strawberry Cake from Scratch « It is hard to find scratch strawberry cakes, so this one is worth it weight in gold to me as a caterer. I made this cake for a child's birthday party. It was a major hit! Frost with cream cheese or vanilla frosting - or for a treat, use a chocolate glaze!
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Spoon Bread Corn Muffins | We adapted these custard-like muffins from a recipe in The Gift of Southern Cooking by Edna Lewis and Scott Peacock and tested with J.T. Pollard Extra-Fine White Corn Meal because our friend Scott Peacock swears by it.
This buttery, fluffy dish comes from Edna Lewis, the African-American chef and cookbook author credited with preserving countless recipes from the old South. It serves as not only a seasonal bridge — a farewell to summer, with winter chill waiting in the wings — but also as a sweetly welcome blurring of the lines between a side dish and a dessert. (Photo: Karsten Moran for The New York Times)
Macaroni and Cheese
Edna Lewis's Macaroni and Cheese. This was delicious. WAY better than Martha Stewart's Mac and Cheese recipe, in my opinion. I used around 12 ounces of pasta, as the notes in this recipe said that the amount could be increased. The custard mixture is so flavorful, and it's so easy to put together, with no standing over the stove stirring a roux. Rich & delicious.
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Edna Lewis Roast Turkey: This is the basic turkey recipe I have followed each year without stuffing the bird per our Gulf Coast “dressing” tradition. Our family “stuffs” the turkey with celery, onions and orange halves and cooks the dressing in casseroles, saving a portion to steam per Ms. Lewis’ suggestions for “leftover stuffing that will not fit inside the turkey.” “Put it in a rice steamer and add drippings from the roasting pan”—add extra water if needed. “Gently steam 35 minutes–