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: Move Over, Cream Puff

Indianers definitely fall into the “little balls of happiness” category of food (like Julia Child’s wine-braised pearl onions or, in general, gougères).

Three Cubed: Czech, Please

The Book: Favorite Recipes of the Nebraska Czechs (1968) Three Cubed Project How can you not love a cookbook that devotes an entire chapter to dumplings, another to gravies and, quite rightly, prioritizes cakes and candies at the front? That it also serves as a historical record of my people, home state and the decade…