After a two-year sabbatical (these Guinea cooks are professors in the classroom of cake making), the annual Guinea Heritage Day cake auction is back on schedule for Sunday, September 11.
Directed by Nan Evans, a faithful organizer for many years and a cake baker with much experience, cakes will be auctioned and sold to the highest bidder, and slices of cake will also be sold individually. Electric mixers and properly heated ovens will be having a close relationship all across this very special peninsula of Gloucester.
Professors of cake making? Their credentials: James Glass, making a Black Forest cake, says, “This lady, Joyce Bristow, taught me every thing I know about making cakes or cooking.” What a teacher he had. Joyce Bristow Hogg, although entering the auction for the first time, has been making cakes for a long time and keeps in practice by each week making a cake for the staff at Hogg Funeral Home. Rose Marie Smith, “a born-here,” is another full-time baker. Up for bids...
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