Pear Sauce Spice Cake + Homemade Pear Sauce

Randle is a food writer, photographer, restaurant owner, dog lover and general basket case in Central Texas....more
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The Cook-Off

September 19, 2012. This has been the summer and early fall of firsts. First, the photo shoot, and now most recently, the farmers' market annual cook-off. Ordinarily, I would have done my usual Saturday morning volunteering at the market - setting up, assisting as needed my friend Carol, who's the market manager extraordinaire, cleaning up and so on - but Carol encouraged me to enter the competition this year. Sounds like fun, I thought. No problem, I thought. I just needed to figure out a sweet or savory recipe to enter. ...more