"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Tea Cakes, by Linda Hogue, is from A Taste of the Spirit - Book II,
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1 heaping cup sugar 2 eggs 3 tablespoons buttermilk 1 cup butter 1 teaspoon soda 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon vanilla
Cream butter, and sugar. Add eggs. Mix milk and vanilla together. Add to first mixture alternately with dry ingredients. Drop from a tablespoon onto lightly greased cookie sheet and flatten slightly. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 350º 8 to 13 minutes.
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