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Abby Fisher original 103

Abby Fisher and I followed similar paths a century apart. Mobile…Missouri… San Francisco. This week at the Schlesinger Library, I touched this original 1881 edition…took a deep breath and said “thank you.”

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Corn Muffins 1150

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Some Believe Cornbread Symbolizes More Gold in the Coming Year…

 

Birthday Pie

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Celebrate with a Birthday Pie

 

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blackcalas 1006

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In Cities along the Gulf Coast, Good Luck Black-Eyed Peas and Rice are Celebrated with these Delicious Savory Calas or Fritters.

 

2014 cover

Celebrate with healthy snacks, such as “Old-School” Popcorn made in a heavy pot with white hull less popcorn, peanut oil and coarse salt.

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Each time a good cook dies without passing down recipes, family dishes become suddenly lost
forever.~Donna Battle Pierce

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