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Mémé Allen’s Beans

This recipe for pork and beans, affectionately called Mémé Allen’s Beans by her family, is served for all family milestones from baby showers to funerals.


Thelma’s Cinnamon Rolls

Thelma’s Cinnamon Rolls

Thelma’s recipe for easy cinnamon rolls with melted butter brushed on top creates a sweet treat whose origins include tall tales and cultural adaptions.

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