Three Cubed: Swinging ’70s 7Up Cake

Three Cubed Project The Book: Cooking with Love and Butter (Home Interiors and Gifts, Inc.)   Remember Tupperware parties? And the food that accompanied them? Cooking with Love and Butter conjured up memories. Published by Home Interiors and Gifts sometimes during that period (there’s no copyright date), it’s a compilation of recipes from company hostesses who…

Three Cubed: Gracious, Miss Lady!

Three Cubed Project The Book: Dinner at Miss Lady’s: Memories and Recipes From a Southern Childhood (1999, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill) The chapter pulled from this cookbook/memoir titled “Divinity” relates author Luann Landon’s tale of being fed the super-sweet, meringue-like candy, with a side of Coca-Cola, on a visit to new neighbor. Yes, Southerners have…

Three Cubed: You Can Tuna Piano…

Robuchon pulled together a pure cook’s cook book: no photos, no inane stories, no flights of fancy with missing instructions, no ridiculously complicated recipes full of ingredients that one can never find without mad wholesale connections.