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Re: I'm back!

Would you happen to have the recipe for chess pie.  McLaren's bakery in
Memphis makes the best, but we have never been able to duplicate them.

                                                    Josh Haskell
                                                    Ohio -- Zone 5

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, December 26, 2004 10:28 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] I'm back!

> And then there was Chess Pie with similar ingredients.  I have heard that
> it was really "jest pie" but awfully good.
> My family had a rich cake recipe called "Prince of Wales Cake" with
> alternate dark and light layers and a rich filling containing maraschino
> cherries.  I always suspected that it was really "good enough for the
> Prince..." and not really one that had been served to that notable.  This
> family had a deed to the family place in Alabama dated around  1810, and
> I doubt had any connections to any Prince of Wales.
> In a message dated 12/26/2004 7:00:22 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> zsanders@midsouth.rr.com writes:
> I made Jeff Davis pie one year for New Year's Day.  It has a dozen egg
> and a quart of heavy cream.  Tasted like creme brulee pie. However, I'm
> likely to make it again any time soon because it would probably kill me.
> <LOL>
> zem
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