Tag Archives: dessert

11/100 Flossie’s Pound Cake

Almost six years ago I wrote my very first post for this blog. I was 22, freshly out of college, and had just moved into an apartment with Dan outside of Washington, DC. I was in a job that was meant to be temporary, but the economy had just crashed and it was looking more […]

Muscadine Hull Pie

It’s muscadine season! That wild grape that has inspired hundreds of years of Southern jams, jellies, preserves, pies, and wines is back in the markets and ready for your kitchen. I decided to try my hand at a muscadine hull pie. Traditionally a way to use the hulls when the pulp and juice were being […]

Pound Cake Banana Pudding

When I woke up last Sunday morning I had an email from one of my favorite college professors, George, congratulating me on the fact that The American Cookbook was on the New York Times’ Summer Reading List. I promptly lost my shit. I couldn’t believe it until I saw it for myself, and even after I’d […]