181 pages. ISBN 1893239470 $15.00.
More than 350 recipes for desserts and other sweet Southern delicacies.
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Bear Wallow to Goosehorn, two southern Kentucky communities where my
ancestors lived, to a wider world, the appreciation of good food is
universal. Some of the recipes I share with you in this book have
been in my family for seven generations. In my family’s experience,
desserts were perhaps the most important part of the meal. Desserts were
not something to be eaten behind the steering wheel, or in front of the
television. Desserts were substantial creations which provided an
opportunity for family interaction, a time to relax, to sit over a cup
of coffee or glass of iced tea and discuss events of the family and the
In today's fast-paced world, those times seem mostly gone. This
book is an attempt to recapture some of that relaxed, small-town
ambiance, an attempt to provide opportunity for those today who see
value in a time for family interaction.
So, take a moment to brew a cup of steaming tea, sit down and
relax, dip into these recipes, and consider the possibilities.
--- LaVece Hughes
the book :
Quick Cherry Crisp
1 can cherry pie filling
¼ c margarine
Jiffy Cake Mix (or 1 c cake mix)
½ c chopped nuts (optional)
Butter a 9-inch square Pyrex dish. Pour 1 can
cherry pie filling into dish. Mix margarine with cake mix.
Sprinkle cake mixture over filling. Bake at 350 degrees for
1 stick margarine, melted
1 c flour
¼ c brown sugar
1 c nuts, chopped
Mix all together and press into a 9 x 12 inch
pan. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool completely. Then
|1 c sugar
8 oz cream cheese
|8 oz Kool Whip
1 t vanilla
Spread onto cooled crust and top with a can of
blueberry pie filling (cherry or other flavors can be used as
well.) Refrigerate at least one hour.