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  • She had relied on a family cook to get simple all-American fare to the table, raising her brood on baking-powder biscuits, Welsh rabbit, and roast beef.

    A Covert Affair

  • This was the invidious distinction between them and the Sour-doughs, who, forsooth, made their bread from sour-dough because they had no baking-powder.

    The Mad God

  • Also, I filled the car with sacks of flour, baking-powder, tinned goods, and all the ordinary necessaries of life suggested by

    THE DREAM OF DEBS

  • She, who had never cooked in her life, learned to make bread without the mediation of hops, yeast, or baking-powder, and to bake bread, top and bottom, in a frying-pan before an open fire.

    THE UNEXPECTED

  • Each pan he carried down to the water to wash, and as he went higher up the hill the pans grew richer, until he began to save the gold in an empty baking-powder can which he carried carelessly in his hip-pocket.

    All Gold Cañon

  • Reality: You can't substitute baking soda for baking powder, but you can make a baking-powder substitute, according to Arm & Hammer.

    Mastering the art of everyday cooking

  • A connoisseur of simplicity, she refers to the baking-powder biscuit as "the little black dress of cooking," and hates the term gourmet.

    Authors: Dinner Without Arugula

  • Edwards, a white professor teaching at black Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, landed a job with the Rumford baking-powder company as “director of sales promotion in Negro markets.”

    THE REAL PEPSI CHALLENGE

  • It is really in a different class from the baking-powder waffle:: my kids are often the ones who ‘find’ the unmixed lumps of baking powder in those. eww. thanks for this new buttermilky recipe!

    rich buttermilk waffles | smitten kitchen

  • Robert went up the stairs of the Roerbacker house to help Chad with his new Duplo blocks and I went into the kitchen to arrange Cindy's baking-powder biscuits on a cookie sheet.

    Black and Blue

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