Just in case any of you DC local 'hounds were not aware of this: the Smithsonian Institute will devote the entire annual Folk Life festival to food for 10 days, starting tomorrow on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Eat something for me.
This classic should be in every Southern woman's repertoire. A moist, delicious Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake pleases crowds of all ages, and is the perfect dessert to bring to a neighbor, to a potluck, or to a summer party.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy