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Dodge House Bakery Frosting

From: Lisa
Sent: Friday, January 25, 2013 6:53 AM
Subject: Frosting recipe wanted, Dodge House Bakery Decatur, GA


Iím looking for the buttercream frosting recipe from the Dodge House Bakery that was located on Covington Highway in (I believe) Decatur, GA.  
The bakery was open during the 1970ís and my mother always bought our birthday cakes there.  The frosting was the best Iíve ever had and I 
would love to be able to duplicate it.  Iíve tried searching the internet for several years hoping something would pop up but I canít even 
find a reference to the bakery.  Any help you could provide would be appreciated!


Hello Lisa,

Sorry, I canít find even so much as a reminisce about a bakery by that name. Iíll post your request on the site in case a reader can help.


The Stone Oven Bread Pudding

From: Lori
Sent: Friday, January 25, 2013 11:04 AM
Subject: Bread pudding

There is a coffee shop in Cleveland Hgts, OH  called  The Stone Oven.  They have a bread pudding that is wonderful.  
They change the flavors, ie.cinnamon apple, raspberry pecan etc., but the pudding is always very firm.  I have tried 
duplicating this without success.  Do you have any bread pudding recipes that would give me a very firm, but not dry, 
bread pudding?  

Thank you, Lori             

Hi Lori,

The Stone Oven has a website here: The Stone Oven

Lori, I looked, but had no success finding a recipe with a description like ďvery firm, but not dry.Ē People donít often put such descriptions as part of a recipe when they post it. I am not a chef, and I cannot tell merely by looking at a recipe whether the end product would be firm but not dry. I searched for any recipes or copycats for the bread pudding from The Stone Oven, but I had no success. All I can do is post your request on my site in the hopes that a reader can help.


Hi Uncle Phaedrus, 

This is in response to Lori, who wrote to you asking for a bread pudding recipe that is firm but not dry.  
Here's a link to my recipe, which I think fits the description!  Please feel free to pass it along, and thanks for all you do!

Bread Pudding



Chinese Restaurant Salad Dressing

-----Original Message----- 
From: Larry 
Sent: Sunday, January 27, 2013 11:24 PM
Subject: Salad Dressing, Chinese Restaurants

There were several Chinese Restaurants in Fort Worth, Texas in the
50's through the 90's. The last was The Hong Kong run by the Marr
family in Crowley. His brother owned and ran the New Worth in down
town. Harry Jo used the same dressing but the Marr's had the best.
Blue Star Inn on Camp Bowie also had it. They sold it for take home
in mason jars. It was a French Style Dressing but I could never
figure out all the ingredients. I have searched hours on the Internet
but never found it.

Fort Worth, Texas

Hello Larry,

Sorry, I had no better success than you. I'll post this on the site for reader input.


Gourmet Hungarian Apple Cake

-----Original Message----- 
From: Ellen 
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2013 11:08 PM
Subject: recipe quest

I'm searching for a for a dish from Gourmet mag., sometime in the 1970s. It 
was a Hungarian apple cake that had a top and bottom almost pie-like crust 
and a cooked apple filling.
Many thanks for any help you can offer.


Hello Ellen,

I had no success finding a recipe from Gourmet Magazine for a Hungarian apple cake. I'll post this on the site.


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