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Black Walnut Cake

Black Walnut Cake                     The black walnut or Juglans nigra or “black nut of Jupiter,” is a type of tree which grows in the northeastern United States from Ontario, Canada to Northern Florida.  There are many uses for … Continue reading

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Shoo – Fly Pie

 The Amish/ Mennonite region is a unique part of the Mid – Atlantic.  Part of the practice of this particular sect of Christianity is the noninvolvement in the world at large.  They believe in a separation between religion and the … Continue reading

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Sally Lunn Bread

This recipe is a transplant from England to the Mid – Atlantic region.  Legend has it that the recipe was invented in Bath, England about 1680 and a woman named Solange Luyon who made and sold these cakes and buns … Continue reading

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Smith Island Cake

                This dish is now designated as the official dessert cake of Maryland.  On October 1 2008, the Maryland state legislature passed a proclamation declaring Smith Island cake the official dessert of Maryland.  This cake can be made using any … Continue reading

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Lady Baltimore Cake

Surprisingly, there is not much known about the women whose name has held such an honored status in the colony and state of Maryland.  Ann Arundell was born in 1615 to Thomas Arundel, the 1st Baron of Wardour.  At the … Continue reading

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