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Mrs. Smith's Cheesecake

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From: Mary
Sent: Thursday, February 16, 2012 11:48 PM
To: phaedrus@hungrybrowser.com
Subject: sponge like cheesecake

Years ago a bakery smith's in pottstown, pa.It was sold in deli's and 
sandwich shops and diners by the slice.  It was not refrigerated and had no 
crust.  It was about 3 inches high and had a golden brown top.  It was not 
creamt.  I would describe it as dry, airy and spongy.  I have tried so many 
cheesecakes but still haven't found it.  I am hoping you can.  Thanks!

Hi Mary,

Sorry, I cannot find any mention of this cheesecake, no recipes and no copycats. Mrs. Smith's Bakery was bought out by Flowers Food, moved to Oklahoma, and made into a national brand of pies. Since it was a commercial bakery rather than a neighborhood bakery, it's unlikely that the bakery recipe is available, or that it would be practical for use in a home kitchen even if found.

Phaed


Hough Bakery Butter Loaf

From: Richard  
Sent: Monday, February 13, 2012 2:11 PM
To: phaedrus@hungrybrowser.com 
Subject: Butter loaf

My wife's mother use to work on Public Square's Hough bakery store. She use to bring home  Butterloaf and other items. 
I found this web site and would like to know how I can get the recipe for Butterloaf from Hough Bakery's list. 
Please reply, Richard

Hello Richard,

Sorry, that recipe has not been found. It is on the “not found list” on this page :
Hough Recipes
- which means that I have had no success locating it.

There is an Almond Butter Loaf recipe here, but it is not Hough’s:

Almond Butter Loaves

There is a Hough Bakery memories blog here:

Cleveland Memories

Phaed


Morrison's Spaghetti Salad

From: Judy
Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2012 2:37 PM
To: phaedrus@hungrybrowser.com 
Subject: morrison's cafeteria spaghetti recipe

Hello, 

I hope you can find a specific recipe for me that I am very interested in preparing. The recipe is a spaghetti salad that Morrison Cafeteria used to serve. 
I've looked on several sites and cannot find it. I found pasta salad from Morrison's but it wasn't the same. The one I want is made using spaghetti.

I appreciate your help and I'm thanking you in advance

Sincerely,

Judy

Hello Judy,

I have a copy of the Morrison’s Recipe Manual, and there is no spaghetti salad recipe in it. I also know two former Morrison’s managers, each of whom has a Morrison’s Recipe Manual from a different year than mine. They say there is no spaghetti salad recipe in their copies of the manual, and none of the Morrison’s which they managed served such a dish. They and others have told me that occasionally an individual Morrison’s location would serve a dish that they themselves created. This was true of the vegetable lasagna served at the Columbus, MS location, and I believe that it is also true of your spaghetti salad. If it is true, then I am afraid that the only way you will be able to get that recipe is if you can locate people who worked at that particular Morrison’s. Sorry.

Phaed

Perhaps this is the recipe you are looking for...   

Timm in Oregon

Morrison's Fettucine Pasta Salad
Recipe: by Morrison's Cafeteria 

Ingredients:
1 gallon water
1 pound fettuccine pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons salt
 
Break fettuccine in half. Put water, salt and olive oil in a pot. Bring to a boil.
Add the fettuccine. Cook for 20 minutes or until pasta is tender but firm to the bite. Do not overcook. 
Drain and rinse well with cold water.

8 ounces fresh broccoli, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 bunch green onions, 
diced into 1/4 inch pieces 4 ounces ham, diced into 1/4 inch pieces 2 ounces 
ripe olives, coarsely chopped 2 ounces salad olives, coarsely chopped 8 
ounces celery, fInely chopped
 
Put all ingredients in a large bowl. Add the pasta.
 
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 
12 ounces oil and vinegar 
4 ounces mayonnaise 
1-1/2 teaspoons oregano 
2-1/2 teaspoons basil
 
Mix parmesan cheese,oil and vinegar, mayonnaise, oregano and basil. Whisk mixture until smooth. 
Add to pasta and blend thoroughly.  Cover and marinate overnight. 

Ice Cube Tray Cake

From: Cheri 
Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2012 11:16 PM
To: phaedrus@hungrybrowser.com 
Subject: looking for

looking for ice box cake recipe that was made in aluminum ice cube trays
graham cracker crust and cranberries were main ingredients
made by mom  beginning in the 60's
thanks,
cheryl 

Hi Cheryl,

There are cranberry refrigerator “cake” recipes and cranberry ice box “cake” recipes, but I did not find any that are made in ice cube trays. Most have a vanilla wafer crust rather than a graham cracker crust.

Phaed


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