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The Brown Betty Cookbook Reviews

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Delicious Baked Goods from a Small Philadelphia Bakery

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Pros: Beautiful pictures, delicious recipes

Cons: Book doesn't lay flat while cooking

For quite a while the neighborhood bakery seemed to be dying out, just like the neighborhood butcher and other individually-owned businesses.  Along with this unfortunate trend was the loss of the history and the cherished recipes that were part of the community‚Äôs character.  Thankfully such bakeries are beginning to make a comeback as shoppers recognize the originality of the baked goods offered in small storefronts and the stories behind them.  The Brown Betty Bakery is one such shop.   Started by Linda Brown and her mother, using cherished family recipes, the bakery opened in a part of Philadelphia that was still under development.  The beginning of the...
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