My favorite thing to make, though, was the griddlecakes
recipe from Mom's trusty The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, and you could tell from the warped, stained pages.
A regimental historian wrote of some soldiers who made griddlecakes
, pies, custards, and cheeses in an effort to free themselves "from the grip of nostalgia, or homesickness" with mixed success.
In over two hundred and fifty recipes they cover everything imaginable from Orange Griddlecakes
to Yogurt Cucumber Salad to White Bean Ratatouille to Brownies.
NEW SOUTHERN BAKING will appeal to all levels of cook with easy recipes and plenty of tips--and it'll even appeal to advanced cooks who want different twists to dishes, such as a Chocolate Chip Pecan Wedding Shortbread or Sweet Potato Griddlecakes
. Recommended above other more general Southern cookbooks, with its focus on baking and the wonderful blend of tradition vs.
Sometimes called battercakes, griddlecakes
or flapjacks, they are usually leavened with baking powder and served with syrup.