Thelma’s Cinnamon Rolls

Thelma’s Cinnamon Rolls

Thelma’s recipe for easy cinnamon rolls relies on a substantial amount of melted butter brushed on top to create a rich, sweet treat whose origins include tall tales and cultural adaptions. Cinnamon, Magic Rafts, and Slavery Until early in the 16th century, the...
Jane’s Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

Jane’s Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

Jenni Field’s mom’s recipe for cranberry orange pound cake is a family favorite and one that is requested by friends for holidays and special events. Cranberry Orange Pound Cake My mom may have found this recipe in a Southern Living about 25-30 years ago....
Carole’s Rhubarb Cake

Carole’s Rhubarb Cake

When rhubarb starts to appear in the grocery store, it can mean only one thing, it’s Spring. This simple recipe for a not-too-sweet rhubarb upside down cake is the perfect way to celebrate the season. I imagine Carole pulling this recipe card out the minute that there...
Edith’s Oatmeal Date Nut Bread

Edith’s Oatmeal Date Nut Bread

Edith’s Oatmeal Date Nut Bread recipe is a nod to the popular date nut bread served at teas in the ’30s and at luncheonettes during the mid-century. What is Date Nut Bread  Date nut bread recipes began to appear in the 1920’s and became so popular in the 1930’s that...
Angel Slices

Angel Slices

FULL TRANSCRIPTION Leigh Olson: This is The Heritage Cookbook Project podcast where we connect with cooks across the country to talk about food memories and family recipes and learn just a little bit more about one another. And I’m your host, Leigh Olson. Jenni...