Sandra Kirschner of Buena Vista, Pa., wrote:
"My stepmother used to make a very moist peanut-butter cake with peanut-butter icing. She came from Kentucky so I think maybe it's a Southern recipe. I have checked many recipe books and have never found one."
Norris Walker of Baltimore responded to her request.
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
1 cup milk
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter (or smooth, if desired)
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup milk
Debra Hendricks of Antes Fort, Pa., writes of a "wonderful experience of dining at Dalesio's in Little Italy. I have tried but cannot duplicate the entree served there called Veal Calvados or the Poached Pears over caramel sauce. I would appreciate help."
Helen J. Harris of Baltimore writes that she is hoping to find "a recipe for meatballs in a sweet-and-sour tomato sauce which I've had at several affairs and are delicious but I don't know how to make them."
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