As I dig through this stash of recipes, the 3×5 cards start to run together. The handwritten recipes that have been added to binders, peak my curiosity. This hand sewn little recipe book from “May 13, 1930″ had me dying to try something inside. But there was a problem.
I wasn’t raised in a healthy hippy house by any means but there was one bridge my mom would never cross. Blue food. She would say, “Water’s blue, the sky’s blue, food is not blue!” Doesn’t mean she held me back from bubble gum ice cream when I was a kid, just means she wouldn’t be caught dead sneaking a bite.
After a quick bit-o research I discovered that Sally Lunn breads have been around since the 1700s. Most likely they originated in France but there are variations on the original recipe from England and lots from the U.S.
1 part pecan sandy + 1 part cheesecake = 1 whole Scotch Square