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Recipe Finder: Chocolate mayonnaise cake is easy and delicious

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Mary Kelly of Chase, Md., was in search of a recipe she had many years ago for a chocolate cake made using Hellmann's mayonnaise. She said the recipe used to be on the back of the mayonnaise jar and it made a terrifically moist and delicious chocolate cake. She was hoping someone might still have the recipe.

Carol Yarnell of Perryman, Md., saw ...Read more

Recipe Finder: Fried hard crabs, courtesy of 1960 Evening Sun

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Mary Garwood of Glen Burnie, Md., was looking for a copy of a little cookbook called "Fun with Seafood" that she said was published sometime in the 1960s by The Evening Sun. In particular, she wanted the recipe for fried hard crabs.

Several readers sent me the crab recipe from the booklet but none were willing to part with their personal copies...Read more

Recipe Finder: Doebereiner's chocolate cake

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A few years ago, Janet Plum of Kingsville, Md., wrote wanting help locating the recipe for a favorite chocolate cake from her childhood; it was made by a German bakery in downtown Baltimore called Doebereiner's in the 1940s and '50s.

At the time of her original request, in September 2014, I never heard from anyone about the recipe. Then, as ...Read more


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