Desserts

Ma Horton’s Molasses Cookies

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With the first cool snap of the season, I made Ma Horton’s Molasses Cookies. I’m resharing this recipe with you this week because we have so many new members who may have missed it last year. It has been one of your favorites! Please feel free to share. Now, Go make some warm, delicious Ma…

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Ma Horton’s Layered Coconut Cake

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There is something so comforting about an old-fashioned, from scratch, layered coconut cake. Just the photo of one invokes warm memories of family gatherings, special celebrations, and Sunday lunches when special company was coming. I can’t tell you how often I’m asked, “I follow my grandmother’s recipe exactly, but it doesn’t taste the same. What am I doing wrong?” We’ll answer this question and share this time honored recipe together.

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Ma Horton’s Velvety Chocolate Pie

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It’s velvety, smooth, and decadently delicious. Warning: Once you’ve made this chocolate pie, there’ll be no going back! Sometimes you’ll make it just for yourself! This is another recipe from my great-grandmother, Ma Horton.

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Ma Horton’s Sugar Cookies

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    This post was originally shared in March of 2013. It has been requested for a couple of cook books recently. The Farmer’s Lamp family has grown so much that I thought some of you may have missed it. I wouldn’t want that, so I’m resharing it. Let me know what you think. Enjoy!…

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The Easy Flaky Pie Crust You’ve Always Wanted

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It seems almost everyone has a pie crust recipe that’s “The easiest, best crust ever.” I don’t know about you, but making homemade pie crust was always a chore for me. I just bought the “unroll” in the pan kind. After we cut all processed foods and GMOs from our home, that wasn’t an option any more. After much trial and error, I found the secret.

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