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Treat your best friends to a batch of this chocolaty-rich homemade fudge.
Crisp, and good as they are healthy.
From the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast Inn, Kennebunkport, ME
Heavenly it is.
Heavenly Plum Kuchen recipe from The Old Farmer’s Almanac cookbook Readers’ Best Recipes This...
The judge at the Shelburne Museum asked the secret of Helene's piecrust. She told him it was the...
This is a recipe from the Highlands of Scotland and often used as dessert in many of the...
A close-textured cake full of raisins. Sliced thin, it is excellent toasted.
A close-textured cake full of raisins. Sliced thin, it is excellent toasted.
This cake can be plain or fancy, depending on how you decorate it after baking.
This cake can be plain or fancy, depending on how you decorate it after baking.
I am always looking for new recipes. I found this in a magazine, tried it, and it has since been a...
Apple dumplings have roots in Pennsylvania Dutch country, where the pastries emerged as a clever...
This applesauce is a simply classic recipe, but it can be dressed up with the raisin mix-in.
A healthy dose of whole-wheat flour gives this classic a wholesome twist. Decorate with frosting if...
These are wonderful! The honey and the apricot jam are a winning combination that makes the...
Wafer thin, hearty, and healthy, an ideal accompaniment to luscious fall apples or pears.
In 1960, reader Jane Goyer of West Boylston, Massachusetts, sent us this recipe for her grandmother...
A plain, light cake that goes very well with ice cream and sauces.
This recipe is one that my mother-in-law dreamed up. It’s very good and also simple to make.
This has been a family favorite for years. Where did we get itr I have no idea. It is a light...
This recipe comes from folks I knew so long ago. This pie requires no crust, instead it makes its...
“This is a typical New England dessert, which is quite popular with diners at Avon Old Farms Inn....
A New England favorite. Serve warm with cream, or with vanilla or coffee ice cream.
In the U.S., it wasn’t until 1863 that President Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday...
This (slightly) unorthodox version of the old favorite version has a long history of success....
Offer this traditional dessert as an alternative to pies—or along with them.
It wasn’t until 1863 that President Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday, urged by...
A somewhat lighter contemporary version of the old favorite.
A somewhat lighter contemporary version of the old favorite.
The colorful white, brown and red nuggets in these cookies remind us of the rocky bed of the river...
Carrot cake par excellence. Crushed pineapple makes this a moist cake, complemented by a lemon-...
This recipe, with slight adjustments, was brought over “on the boat” by the cook’s great-great-aunt...
These taste great, but are not good to give as gifts because they must be kept refrigerated.
From the Old Red Inn & Cottages, North Conway, NH.
Crispy and light, with a handsome shape. Serve as an accompaniment to ice cream, pudding, or...
My friend Jan Swain makes and shares these melt-in-your-mouth cookies every Christmas. They’re the...
When they say chocolate in Alexander and Crawford, Maine, they mean CHOCOLATE – and they also mean...
Janie may call this easy-to-prepare dish a salad, but we say it is sweet enough to be served as a...
Simple and sweet, this should be served soon after it is made; it does not keep particularly well...

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