If you have some fresh cranberries left over from holiday cooking, this would be a good time to use them for a tasty New Year’s dessert. Since fresh cranberries are not indigenous to our area, for many years we had to wait until the holiday season to get them.
Some of my favorite easy-to-make cookies came from using various Pillsbury products in creative ways for The Pillsbury Bake-Off.
How many cookbooks do you have that you never use? I must admit that I have many, but I was thrilled when I received Melissa Sperka’s “Melissa’s Southern Cookbook,” which will definitely fall into the “use” category.
Lane cake is not to be found in the bakery section of your local Publix. It is one of a dying breed of treasured, labor-intensive Southern layer cakes unfamiliar to a large portion of the population.
Cooking contests have opened an avenue of creativity for home cooks across the country. After all, the purpose of these contests is to find ways of using a company’s products creatively in new recipes.