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Texas cookbook one sweet read

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The following story ran in the May 24, 2013, edition of the San Antonio Express-News. By day, Denise Gee serves as a public information officer in SMU's Office of Public Affairs.

June 5, 2013

By Jessica Elizarraras

When writer Denise Gee decided to take on Texas desserts for her third cookbook, she knew she faced a daunting task.
 
“I felt like people would be paying close attention,” Gee says. “I better get this right.”
 
The result is “Sweet on Texas: Lovable Confections From the Lone Star State” (Chronicle Books, 24.95), a delectable trove of Texan sweets....

Gee, a public information officer for Southern Methodist University, often used her colleagues as guinea pigs. One of their sessions led to the discussion of the proper name for Texas Sheet — or Sheath — Cake, which she touches on in the book....

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