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Blackberry Roll from Around the Southern Table by Sarah Belk

Last week I wrote a TBT cookbook review for Around the Southern Table by Sarah Belk. It’s a tour de force of historic Southern dishes with loving emphasis on those ingredients we now call “local and fresh.” In a Southern spring, blackberries abound. In the New Orleans of a century ago, Blackberry Pie or Tarte…

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Ginger Roulade from Gillian Duffy

When I hear the word “roulade” my image is of chocolate sponge cake, covered in whipped cream, and wrapped into a roll for Christmas Dinner. This roulade is not a dessert. This is an appetizer idea, a template really, for an endless array of wonderful hors d’oeuvres. It’s not a wrap — one of today’s…

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Butterscotch Roll-Up Cake for the 4th of July

So, I begin with a mea culpa. I have a tough time frosting cakes. Mine never look like the ones in the book and it was the picture in the book that first drew me to this recipe. But then there was more. If you read this blog, you know that I am a sucker…

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Red Velvet Cake Roll from Flo Braker

  “What do you think of this?” Suzen showed me a picture. Quite an attractive picture. “You know I’m color blind,” I said. “Blue-green. Not red. You don’t run red lights.” “Not with you in the car,” I said. “So? What do you think?” “I think it’s spectacular.” Actually, I could barely contain myself. This…

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