The History and Mystery of the Pittsburgh Cookie Table
Theories abound regarding the origins of what is a unique Pittsburgh wedding tradition - The Cookie Table. Is it a remnant of the depression-era hard times? An effort to mitigate wedding costs? Or just simply a hard flex by determined little Italian grandmothers to show up local bakers. No one seems to know exactly where or when it started but this article by Rossilynne Culgan for TheIncline.com does a deep dive into the Pittsburgh Cookie table and even the etiquette involved.
Speaking of dessert - our own Priory Fine Pastries has a cookie list a mile long. And we can offer a cookie table display that would make any granny proud. Be sure to think of them when planning this must-have Pittsburgh tradition.