Funfetti, the classic white cake flecked with colorful sprinkles, has a nearly cult following and rightfully so! The allure of Funfetti lies in its fun, festive appearance, its tempting sweetness, and its strong pull of childhood nostalgia. Children and adults alike love Funfetti because, let’s be honest, adding sprinkles somehow makes anything taste just a… Read More »
Born and raised in Augusta, Georgia, Elizabeth grew up on foods heavy with butter and love. She began cooking as a young child by measuring ingredients with her mother and peeling potatoes for her grandmother’s famed roast beef. She continues to cook for friends and family today and is most known for her red velvet cake. Elizabeth recently received her B.A. in Sociology from Boston College and is very intrigued by the many connections between food and culture. She completed her studies by writing a thesis entitled “‘Tremendous Power': Southern Women, Southern Cooking, and the Negotiation of Personal Autonomy.”
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Recipes & Blog Posts
Among the American South, comfort food reigns supreme and Southern shrimp and grits are at the top of the list. As a child growing up in the American South, I spent the majority of my time at home in the kitchen, cooking, eating, and chatting around the kitchen table. In nearly every Southern household, family and… Read More »
Mid to late summer is peak berry season and these fresh blackberry cupcakes highlight the best fresh berries have to offer. The secret to these cupcake’s decadence lies in their complexity of flavors: rich blackberries, slightly tart cream cheese frosting and the light floral notes of rose water. The juice of the fresh blackberries also naturally… Read More »
In the past several years, chocolate hazelnut spread has developed a cult following of sorts and rightfully so — the delicious, decadent treat can be spread on toast, swirled into brownies, smeared on crepes or used as a dip for fruit, pretzels and more. There are an infinite number of delicious ways to use chocolate… Read More »
Carrots seem to be a universally underutilized veggie. Sure, carrots are sliced and diced and added into soups and stews and shredded atop various salads, but how often do we take the time to really appreciate carrots for their unique fresh taste and crisp texture? Sylvia’s recipe makes carrots the star and, with the addition… Read More »
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