• Southern Pecan Snowballs

    Southern Pecan Snowballs

    This classic, buttery, not-too-sweet cookie is a must during the holidays.  Dredge them once while warm, then again after they cool, to give them a powdery sugar coating that’s thick and even.   1 cup unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup confectioners’ […]

     
  • Orange Buttermilk Chess Pie

    Orange Buttermilk Chess Pie

    A classic Southern custard pie with century-old roots, this pie was made with what was in the cook’s larder:  eggs, butter, milk, sugar, and cornmeal.  We like the sweet/sour orange flavor that our Old Mill Tropical Orange Dip Mix adds to […]

     
  • Aunt Cora’s Christmas Poundcake

    Aunt Cora’s Christmas Poundcake

    My 101-year old Aunt Cora has called this cake her Christmas, Birthday, Wedding, and even Funeral Pound Cake.  There was always an occasion for it; when I visited, I counted on baking with her and that 1960’s stand mixer. Her […]