Angel food cake

Angel food cake, or angel cake, is a type of sponge cake made with egg whites, flour, and sugar. A whipping agent, such as cream of tartar, is commonly added. It differs from other cakes because it uses no butter. Its structure comes from whipped egg whites known as a protein foam. Angel food cake originated in the United […]

Baked New York cheesecake

Though a cheesecake can be savory (and served with crackers as an appetizer), most of us think of the term as describing a luscious, rich dessert. It may be baked or unbaked (usually refrigerated). The texture of any cheese cake can vary greatly – from light and airy to dense and rich to smooth and […]

Lane cake

Lane cake, also known as prize cake or Alabama Lane cake, is a bourbon-laced baked cake traditional in the American South. According to food scholar Neil Ravenna, the inventor was Emma Rylander Lane, of Clayton, Alabama, who won first prize with it at the county fair in Columbus, Georgia. She called it “Prize Cake” when she self-published a cookbook, A Few Good Things to Eat in 1898. Her […]

Lady Baltimore cake

A Lady Baltimore Cake is an American white layer cake with fluffy frosting and a fruit and nut filling. The cake is believed to have been created in the Southern United States in the early 20th century, but its exact origins are disputed. The most popular legend of the Lady Baltimore is that Alicia Rhett Mayberry, a Southern belle, baked and served the cake to […]

Jambalaya

Jambalaya ([dʒæmbəˈlaɪ.ə] ˌ[dʒʌm-/ JAM-bə-LY-ə], [JUM-bə-LY-ə]) is a Louisiana origin dish of Spanish and French (especially Provençal cuisine) influence, consisting mainly of meat and vegetables mixed with rice. Traditionally, the meat always includes sausage of some sort, often a smoked sausage such as andouille, along with some other meat or seafood, frequently pork, chicken, crawfish, or shrimp. The vegetables are usually a soffritto-like mixture known as the “holy trinity” in […]

Boston brown bread

Rye and wheat flour, cornmeal and molasses flavor this dark, sweet steamed bread. It often contains raisins and is the traditional accompaniment for BOSTON BAKED BEANS. TRADITIONAL BOSTON BROWN BREAD RECIPE: Ingredients: 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup pumpernickel flour 1 cup King Arthur Premium 100% Whole Wheat Flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon […]

Boston baked beans

A melange of NAVY BEANS or PEA BEANS (the latter a favorite with New Englanders), salt pork, molasses and brown sugar, baked in a casserole for hours until tender. The dish is so named because it was made by Puritan Bostonian women on Saturday, to be served for dinner that night. Because cooking was forbidden […]

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