About Rebecca Rather

Rebecca Rather

Rebecca Rather is a food writer whose work has appeared in GourmetFood & Wine, and Southern Living, among other publications. A former caterer and baker, she was the owner of the now closed Rather Sweet Bakery and Cafe in Fredericksburg, TX. Rather is the author of The Pastry Queen and The Pastry Queen Christmas.

Cherry Tomatoes with Tequila-Lime Vinaigrette Recipe

Tomatoes with Tequila-Lime Vinaigrette

Sweet-tart cherry tomatoes are tossed in a tequila-lime salad dressing and then left to marinate for several hours. This salad is a festive holiday dish. The color is spectacular.

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Apple-Spice Layer Cake with Caramel Sauce Recipe

Apple Spice Cake with Caramel Sauce

Wonderful for Christmas, this three layer cake is baked with rich molasses and shredded apple and frosted with a decadent cream and caramel sauce.

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Mustard Baked Ham Recipe

Mustard Baked Ham

Mustard Baked Ham is practically a Christmas requirement. Succulent ham is baked with a sweet mustard crust until it’s dripping with flavor. The ham makes great sandwiches, too

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