Tag: grain and fire

Making Fruitcake: From its Origins to My Oven

The following is a guest blog post by Rebecca Sharpless, author of Grain and Fire: A History of Baking in the American South, which is available now everywhere books are sold.  This year, I decided to make a fruitcake. Only a few people confess to actually liking fruitcake. Its density and the frequent use of a bitter fruit called citron… Continue Reading Making Fruitcake: From its Origins to My Oven

A Fresh Look at the History of Pecan Pie

The following is a guest blog post by Rebecca Sharpless, author of Grain and Fire: A History of Baking in the American South, available now wherever books are sold.             Come Thanksgiving, pecan pie, a gooey concoction of syrup, eggs, and butter, and pecans, will be on many American tables. Along with pumpkin and apple, it’s one of the most popular… Continue Reading A Fresh Look at the History of Pecan Pie

Celebrating our 100th Anniversary with our Spring/Summer 2022 Seasonal Catalog!

It’s the year of our 100th Anniversary and our Spring/Summer 2022 seasonal catalog is here! Click the cover above, designed by our Associate Digital Marketing Manager Phillip Loken, to find a listing of our new books scheduled to be published between February and July 2022.  Feel free to scroll down the page and browse our new list, and click on any of the… Continue Reading Celebrating our 100th Anniversary with our Spring/Summer 2022 Seasonal Catalog!