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Granny’s Best Chocolate Pound Cake

Saturday nights were routine when I was growing up.  We’d go out to dinner somewhere, usually Western Steer, or Quincy’s, after a day of working on the farm in the chicken houses, garden, or lawn.  Then, after dinner, we would … Continue reading

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St. Alban’s Mounds Cake

When I was pregnant with Jackson, nine years ago, I craved the strangest things — country-style steak with mashed potatoes and green beans, anything chocolate, and real Coke.  I guess this explains why I gained 59 pounds and had a … Continue reading

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Italian Creme Cake

My mother is notorious for putting herself last.  She is a caregiver for others, and she always makes decisions that make life easier for all of us, even though these choices often make life more difficult for her.  That being … Continue reading

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Granny’s Chocolate Pound Cake

My Granny Ola had a gift for cake baking. Every Saturday evening during my childhood and youth, we would go to Granny and Papa’s house to visit for a couple of hours. We would all watch Hee Haw and Mutual … Continue reading

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Saphrona’s Lemon Pound Cake

Having such wonderful pound cake at Jennifer’s house on Sunday (see “Shaw-Nuf” Pound Cake), I decided that I needed a pound cake of my own. One of the best memories of my childhood was trying all the wonderful desserts at … Continue reading

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“Shaw-Nuf” Pound Cake

I haven’t met a pound cake that I did not like.  It all starts with the smell of the baking cake.  You just can’t beat it.  No Yankee Candle could replicate the aroma of that freshly baking bunt of love.  … Continue reading

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