Date: Thu, 21 Mar 1996 09:44:39 -0400 From: "Bethany K. Dumas, U of Tennessee" Subject: Cobbler Recipe??? On Thu, 21 Mar 1996, Rudy Troike wrote: > Another thread could be started over the precise > reference of , since last year my mother misplaced her grandmother's > recipe for cobbler, and after looking in vain through all of her cookbooks > at "cobbler" recipes, none of which resembled the original, I consulted two > of my fellow Texan faculty members, each of whom described yet totally > different objects. W"orter und Sachen studies have a long an honorable history > in our profession. > The tradition in my family is that if there is a recipe, something actually written down on paper and followed, it cannot possibly be a COBBLER. A cobbler is what Granny made out of fresh berries, flour, sugar, water, butter (freshly-churned), and ? (baking soda? baking powder?) by simply going into the kitchen and throwing bunches of those things together. Unfortunately, the results she achieved cannot be duplicated by anyone now living. Bethany K. Dumas, J.D., Ph.D. | Applied Linguistics, Language & Law Dep't of English, UT, Knoxville | EMAIL: dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] 415 McClung Tower | (423) 974-6965 | FAX (423) 974-6926 Knoxville, TN 37996-0430 | See Webpage at