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Mooncakes & Milk Bread Author Kristina Cho Celebrates Chinese-Style Baking

Growing up in Cleveland, Kristina Cho spent all year looking forward to the rare and special occasions when her family would pile into the car to make the drive to cities like Chicago and Toronto. The highlight of every trip was getting to visit a Chinese bakeshop, its glass cases housing all varieties of buns, …

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My Grandmother Made This Coffee Cake Every Christmas Morning for 60 Years

In my memories of Christmas in Alabama, of smacking my brothers in the head with cardboard wrapping-paper tubes while playing our new Xbox games, there’s always a half-eaten plate of my grandmother’s orange butter coffee cake, stray pecans clinging to the glaze. Coffee cake is a staple of Southern Christmas—something to munch on while opening …

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Coffee Cake Recipe with Orange Butter

This orange-infused coffee cake is an adaptation of author Jared Downing’s grandmother’s beloved recipe, which she made for family and friends every Christmas morning in Tuscaloosa, Alabama for 60 years. Coffee cake is a staple of Christmas in the American South, something to munch on while opening gifts around the tree. Paired with a mug …

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