Why Isn't My Cherished Family Recipe Working?


This week's question for our pastry chef: Why can't I get my great-great-grandmother's cinnamon roll recipe to work?

The winter holidays are focused on traditions, many of which take place in the kitchen. Mastering an old family recipe can make or break a special meal -- so I took my friend seriously when she asked for help in making her favorite recipe work.

A friend asked for my help in figuring out her great-great-grandmother's cinnamon roll recipe. Her mother would make these rolls from heart and in mass quantity for the whole family. It reminded me of my mother and how she would dole out her own cinnamon rolls over the holidays, also.


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Amy Morris