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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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The Blue Strawbery Cookbook: Cooking (Brilliantly) Without Recipes

By James Haller
Harvard Common Pr - 1978

March 20th, 2010

This book tries to be different by telling you that it is about cooking without recipes. Each chapter tries to explain the concept of how each course is prepared. It doesn't list the ingredients, but explains how to make the dish in a "short story style". The author encourages you to use different ingredients and be creative. I think the concept is good but not everyone would like this type of cookbook.