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Buttermilk Cornbread

Native Americans were using ground corn for food thousands of years before European explorers arrived in the New World. European settlers, especially those who resided in the southern English colonies, learned the original recipes and processes for corn dishes from the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Creek, and soon they devised recipes for using cornmeal in […]

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German style "Hefezopf"

German style “Hefezopf”

Hefekranz or Hefezopf are breads from southern Germany and Austria. The dough is made from sugar, flour, butter, eggs and yeast (sometimes with raisins or almonds). Typically both Hefezopf and Hefekranz consist of three braided dough-pieces. While the Hefezopf (“Zopf” meaning braid) is a loaf of only consisting of a braid, the Hefekranz’ braid is […]

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