“And Let Us Never Forget Where Home Is”, A Persimmon Pumpkin Pie Recipe

November 11, 2015 | By Brett Braley | 0 Comments

The world goes on forever when you live in small towns. Some parts of Indiana look like a prairie and some parts look like a jail cell. It all depends on if you make eye contact with strangers passing by on the street. It all depends on if you can afford the generic medicine at […]

Caramel Apple Cake and the Pumpkin Show of Ripley County

October 28, 2015 | By Brett Braley | 0 Comments

I lost a tooth at a fair once. It was the Ripley County Pumpkin Show. I spit it in the dirt and someone kicked it under a game booth. I never got my Tooth Fairy money for it and blood ran down my chin that night. Midwesterners pray to a different set of harvest gods, […]

An Ode to Gatherings: Cheddar-Apple Butter Galette

October 14, 2015 | By Brett Braley | 0 Comments

[The second post from one of our fave guest bloggers, Brett of Fig and Bleu] Heirloom is more than the grocery store variety for those from the Midwest.   You may inherit your grandfather’s name as your own and it becomes a relic of the Depression-era sensibility that still runs deep in your own blood. You finish […]

New England Corn Cake from the Midwest

September 22, 2015 | By Brett Braley | 0 Comments

[I am thrilled to introduce you to one of our new guest bloggers, Brett Braley. Brett can be found over at his own blog, Fig + Bleu – and OMG see his duck fat caramels post, baking up a storm with a poetic sensibility. In his series for Baking Society, Brett will be exploring the soul of […]

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