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Classic Cookbooks: Edna Lewis's Oven Brisket

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 2 comments

My family has a dinner-table tic: whether we’re at a restaurant or at home and especially good bread is served, someone always says, “You know, I could just eat bread for dinner. This is all I need.” When my father... More

Classic Cookbooks: Ham Biscuits

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 6 comments

“The women of Freetown were amazing because they participated in the work of the fields and barnyard and yet would step right out of the field work when an unexpected friend or traveler turned up,” Edna Lewis writes. “They would... More

Classic Cookbooks: Steamed Chicken in Casserole

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 8 comments

Whenever you hear about how people don’t have time to cook because we’re all so busy with work and kids and the gym and eight hours per day of reality television and internet surfing and whatnot, don’t you think, “Hey,... More

Blueberry Cake with Blueberry Sauce

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 1 comment

When I made Edna Lewis's blueberry cake with blueberry sauce from her cookbook The Taste of Country Cooking I used a 9 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan, and my cake bubbled over a bit; next time I’ll set it... More

Yellow Vanilla Pound Cake

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 6 comments

In her cookbook The Taste of Country Cooking, Edna Lewis says there was always pound cake on special summer occasions to eat with whatever berries and fruit were left over from canning and preserving. This cake is dense and delicious,... More

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