Poppy Cannon’s Applesauce Cake

So Monday I talked a little bit about Poppy Cannon and The Can-Opener Cookbook and Wednesday I went through some of the more crazy recipes in the book and tried all the ones using canned corned beef hash. Today I will be making a recipe from the book that showcases the other side of her cookbook.  … Continue reading Poppy Cannon’s Applesauce Cake


Poppy Cannon and The Can Opener Cookbook

"It is quite possible-and it's fun-to be a 'chef' even before you can really cook." -Poppy Cannon Poppy Cannon was a popular yet kind of forgotten culinary fixture of the 1950s. She was a tall and glamorous woman who worked both in advertising and journalism. She was married to NAACP leader Walter White, who was … Continue reading Poppy Cannon and The Can Opener Cookbook