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From: , NY

Joined: January 9th, 2010

Favorite cookbook: Cake Bible

Favorite recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

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March 24th, 2010

Lemon Poppy Seed-Sour Cream Cake from Rose's Heavenly Cakes

This is Rose's signature cake ( and mine) made larger and more flavorful. This version adds sour cream to the recipe, that gives it a wonderful mouthfeel. It has a rich buttery flavor, perfumed with lemon... read more >

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Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook

By Zoe Coulson
Hearst Books - 1980

January 14th, 2010

This is one of the first cookbooks that I bought when I started to cook. It was a great learning tool. Every recipe has a picture of the completed dish. Many have step by step illustrated instructions to help guide you. Even though the book is thirty years old, I still make many of the recipes.There is an updated version, and I recommend this book to any new cook.