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Sweet Home

Over 100 Heritage Recipes And Ideas For Preserving Your Family History

By Rebecca Miller Ffrench

Food writer and stylist Rebecca Ffrench comes from a long line of dessert lovers. She fondly remembers the special bonding time her grandparents had over dessert. The smell of fresh baked brownies transports her back into her mother’s kitchen where there was always some kind of foil-covered treat waiting on the counter. And, even today, she rarely lets the week go by without baking something for her family. Just as she remembers her mother’s warm, chocolatey pudding cake more fondly than her Monday meatloaf, Rebecca wants her own kids’ memories of dessert to be equally vivid. It was this very sense of nostalgia for these family heirloom recipes that planted the seeds for her first cookbook. After the loss of a beloved aunt, Rebecca came into possession of the aunt’s journal. It turned out that this journal was not only filled with memories but also a lifetime of recipes—recipes that would have been lost had they not been recorded and passed on. This inspired Rebecca to begin recording her family’s history and heritage through cakes and cookies, pies and puddings, tarts and treats, and in this book, she includes more than 75 of her family’s favorite “I’m home!” treats, from an ooey-gooey “Go-To” Hot Fudge Pudding Cake to a moist, dense Coconut Bunny Cake that Rebecca’s dad perfected to please his granddaughters. Any recipe you pick from her list sounds lush and tempting: Love Struck Sour Cherry Pie, Norwegian Custard Buns, Spiced Apple Cider Doughnuts, No-Fail Caramel Sauce, Criss-Cross Apricot Coffeecake—the list goes deliciously on and on. Broken down into Preserving, Celebrating, Giving, and Creating, SWEET HOME teaches readers not only how to make delectable desserts, but how to keep your family’s traditions alive. Whether she’s preserving her Norwegian heritage by making Cloudberry Krumkaker Cones, celebrating Halloween with a Spooktacular Cheesecake, giving Kahlua Pound Cake through the post, or creating a new family tradition by making her father’s Chocolate Mudslide Cookies, Rebecca Miller Ffrench shows you how easy—and delicious—it is to make your home a sweet one. Add in the warm and winning headnotes on family and baking, tips to make each dish a success, and a special Baking Notes and Pantry section, and SWEET HOME is a recipe for a dessert classic—the perfect go-to guide for families wanting to preserve their history through recipes and food.

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1906868654


Format: Book
Author: Ffrench, Rebecca Miller
Summary: A cookbook broken down by preserving, celebrating, giving, and creating provides such recipes as spooktacular cheesecake, Kahlua pound cake, and chocolate mudslide cookies, and also explains how to keep family traditions alive.
Title: Sweet home : over 100 heritage recipes and ideas for preserving your family history / Rebecca Miller Ffrench ; photography by Philip Ficks.
Publisher Date: [London] : Kyle Books ; Lanham, MD : Distributed by National Book Network, c2012.
Subject: Desserts Baking
Isbn: 1906868654 9781906868659
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 641.86 Ffr
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Bib Id: 396656

Format: Book
Author: Ffrench, Rebecca Miller.
Summary: A cookbook broken down by preserving, celebrating, giving, and creating provides such recipes as spooktacular cheesecake, Kahlua pound cake, and chocolate mudslide cookies, and also explains how to keep family traditions alive.
Title: Sweet home : over 100 heritage recipes and ideas for preserving your family history / Rebecca Miller Ffrench ; photography by Philip Ficks.
Publisher, Date: [London] : Kyle Books ; Lanham, MD : Distributed by National Book Network, c2012.
Description: 159 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Desserts
Subjects: Baking
Notes: Includes index.
LCCN: bl2012013937
ISBN: 1906868654
ISBN: 9781906868659
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 641.86 Ffr