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Couche-Couche, A Cajun Delicacy

It was early morning and as I was getting ready for the day to head back home I heard a stirring in her kitchen. I hurried because I didn’t want to miss a thing. Almost too late! She already had the cornmeal mush in her black iron skillet. It was puffed up on the sides […]

Four layers of fig cake on red toil cake plate.

Fig Cake

I started making this fig cake when I had an oversupply of fig preserves in my pantry. The jewel filled jars of this sweet fruit came mostly from visits with Momma. It seems we couldn’t leave empty-handed. Then I remembered a spicy, moist cake from my childhood.