Herman Webb, Loretta Lynn’s brother passed away last July. He spent the last 30 years of his life giving tours to their old Butcher Holler homestead in Kentucky. Today, his youngest daughter Connie carries on the tradition of keeping the past alive and well for those who cherish it.
Most southerner’s grew up eating Sunday dinner at Grandma’s house. To us, food is the center of social occasions and should be prepared to satisfy the taste buds, give comfort and to make the most of what’s available. This burnt sugar cake originates from the colonial days and was a favorite dessert used to bring those old-time Sunday dinners to a close. 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup boiling water 2 eggs, separated 1/2 cup butter softened 1 tsp. vanilla 2 1/4 all-purpose flour 3 tsps. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1 cup milk Heat 1/2 cup of the sugar in heavy 8-inch skillet, stirring constantly until sugar is melted and…