It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Month: January 2017

Two Days of Tea Cakes: Day 2, ‘Tit Gateau Sec (Little Dry Cake)

Two Days of Tea Cakes: Day 2, ‘Tit Gateau Sec (Little Dry Cake)

When discussing my mother-in-law’s tea cake recipe with my mama, she told me of tea cakes they used to make using a sweet pie dough recipe. I so enjoy a good tart made with sweet pie dough! All they did was take the left over […]

Two Days of Tea Cakes: Day 1, Mama’s Tea Cakes

Two Days of Tea Cakes: Day 1, Mama’s Tea Cakes

A friend recently asked if I had a Teacake recipe and I told her, “No, but my mother-in-law does!” These flat, dense, large cookies made with flour, sugar, butter, milk, eggs and flavoring quickly becomes a frequent request from those my mother-in-law, Clarice Hartshorn (I […]