Tag Archives: Brown Sugar

Brown Sugar-Scorched Lemonade


By Libbie Summers from her book, Brown Sugar (shortstack editions) There are few things better than sitting on a screened-in porch in the summer while sipping a glass of this lemonade. I think of it as a privilege for those of us lucky enough to live in the South, a reward for surviving the annual Read More »

The New Cracker Jack (holiday snack)


By Libbie Summers (from Brown Sugar by Libbie Summers, Short Stack Editions) Photography by Andy Lyons Green handsaw. Pink sword. Gold pistol. What prison inmate thought up these toys for Cracker Jacks, anyway? As a kid, I’d devour box after box of the crunchy caramel-coated popcorn snack, all the while questioning what kind of person Read More »

Brown Sugar Meringue Cookies


By Libbie Summers (from Brown Sugar by Libbie Summers, Short Stack Editions) Photograph by Andy Lyons I’m in love with these Brown Sugar Meringue Cookies almost as much as I love the one I’m baking them for. Brown Sugar Meringue Cookies makes 36 (1 ½-inch cookies) Ingredients: 4 egg whites, room temperature ¼ teaspoon cream of Read More »

How To Make Brown Sugar


By Libbie Summers Assisted by Candace Brower I can’t remember the last time I bought brown sugar…I think Clinton was in office. Every time I make it and someone is around they say “I’ve never made my own brown sugar”. This happened again today. Candace (my adorable assistant whom you’ve seen in tons of my Read More »

Holiday Baking: Brown Sugar Meringue Cookies


By Libbie Summers Photography by Andy Lyons I’m in the process of moving into a new home so I wanted to keep my holiday cookies simple, stylish and insanely delicious! These Brown Sugar Meringue Cookies from my Brown Sugar book by Short Stack Editions are just the trick. On a recent trip to Des Moines Read More »

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