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Contact # is for the author, reach Shoofly via that email.
Weaver notes that it was during the prewar period (1933-1939) that Pennsylvania Dutch became the preferred term (replacing Pennsylvania German) of cookbook writers, and that "the Amish table" of stereotypical tourist foods (chicken and waffles,(2) seven sweets and seven sours, shoofly pie, etc.) took shape (128).
The warm coal and the ocean and the taste of shoofly pie have left her, and all that remains is a picture of her mother's frown and the sound of her father's deep, stern voice if they knew what she had been doing.
Juror for the show is Robert "Shoofly" Shufelt, esteemed pencil artist.
There will also be the opportunity to sample traditional Ulster and American fare including barnbrack, pumpkin and shoofly pie.
The original purpose of the dense, molasses-rich Pennsylvania Dutch recipe "shoofly pie" is unknown, but one theory claims it was set aside to lure flies away from other dishes at the table.
Shoofly pie, with its sticky warmth and goodness, is what a pie should be--sweet, spicy, filling, and an interesting combination of textures bobbing around in the mouth.
Here is another picture: several families sitting around a table--or even sitting on the floor--passing shoofly pie and baklava.
Speaking of pies, the shoofly variety--a bona fide Lancaster County institution that resembles a coffee cake, only with a gooey molasses bottom--remains a perennial "huge" seller for Stauffer's.
* A "shoofly" or bypass track was constructed to allow continued rail traffic during the ReTRAC project.
For instance, the shoofly quilt square, which my students recreated, represented a trusted person who would help in the slave's escape at a meeting point on the journey.
With so much history and culture, you might think this is a stuffy city, but it's actually a fun town, with great sports teams, a colorful Italian market in South Philly, and the Reading Terminal Market where you can buy shoofly pie or cinnamon buns from the Pennsylvania Dutch, along with other ethnic goodies.
one that is diffused, fragmented, and without a center, but also one that is charged with energy, individual initiative and the capacity to organize around particular interests" (168); "The county's character is changing from sunbonnets and shoofly pies to corporate centers and shopping plazas, from historic towns and postcard farms to strip developments and roadway billboards" (188).
Rockers Bernadette Colomine and her gay ex-husband, Terry Durbin, are raising a ruckus with their sexy band, Shoofly