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In 1947 YANKEE sponsored one of its first recipe contests. Mrs. Irene S. Young of Melrose,...
For shortcake biscuits you can use store bought or Minnie's Shortcake
Serve as a separate mini dish with the main course–it’s sure to be a healthy hit with children of...
A quick, company’s-coming pie that makes its own crust and tastes like a macaroon cookie with...
Kids and adults both love this – be prepared for lots of requests for the recipe! Serve it with...
Cranberries have much more to offer your menu planning than a once-a-year relish. This silky...
During the 1940s, when government sugar rationing made baking a challenge, Rumford Baking Powder (...
In 19th-century Appalachia, a stack cake served as a potluck wedding cake, as members of the...
Even after cutting all of the cranberries, this is one quick-to-make treat. Although it tends to...
Quick, easy and practically fool-proof.
Flaky cream cheese pastry enclosing a sweet date filling.
If you like both cheesecake and pecan pie, you’ll definitely enjoy this. –The Birchwood Inn,...
Adapted from Lara Atkins: The Kitchen Table Bistro, 1840 Main St., Richmond, VT. 802-434-8686;...
Easy to make, but always impressive – a wonderful finishing touch.
A showy dessert requiring little work. Great fun for a birthday party or a festive dinner Top with...
Cream puffs are great to have on hand because of their many uses. You can make them large or small...
The texture of this sour cream cheesecake is like velvet on the tongue. This recipe is from the...
This recipe is courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Everyday Baking. This cookbook also includes...
First Prize 2000 Old Farmer’s Almanac Recipe Contest. Submitted by Julie DeMatteo
Crunchy and not too sweet, these will keep for a week if stored tightly covered.
The addition of baking soda and rice cereal adds a pleasing lightness to this traditional peanut ...
This is a very good recipe. Give it a try. Yum, it’s so good.
Is the cupboard almost barer Never mind. Pull out a few pantry staples and whip up these incredible...
There’s a definite “bite” to these crispy cookies, which are a lovely golden yellow and better...
This easy-to-make delicately flavored pie is just right after a heavy meal.
This comes from my dear cousin, Ruth Perkins Wilson (1926-2003). She was living in North Berwick,...
My dad was my first pie mentor, and one of my fondest boyhood memories is watching him and my mom...
Vanilla, of course, is a favorite. I recently read that ice cream is on its way to becoming America...
An eggnog-flavored chiffon pie with chocolate-whipped-cream topping. Two layers give it an elegant...
Created by Chef/ Baker Waneeta Marquis
I received this recipe from a friend at work who makes this whenever the urge to eat chocolate come...
My dad got this recipe from the newspaper years ago. It’s the only fruit cake I’ve ever liked. It...
Rather than the usual Christmas pudding, serve this moist, prune-filled dessert instead.
Rather than the usual Christmas pudding, serve this moist, prune-filled dessert instead.
A nice taste and color contrast for this dinner party’s bread basket. May also be made into two...
This is the recipe of my mother, and I still think them the most delicious small cakes for tea, for...
This recipe came from my neighbor, Gladys. She has since passed away but I will always have fond...
A chewy dessert that stores well in a cool, dry place. Serve any time of the year. –The Rutledge...
Sweet dates and crunchy oats make these a natural for school lunches.
A fine party dessert, this is best prepared in the morning and served at room temperature, covered...
An easy version of an old favorite.
Possibly the very best brownies you have ever eaten. The original recipe calls for one tablespoon...
A delicate change from apple pie. Very good indeed.
We love rhubarb not just because it signals spring, but also because its tart flavor and silky...

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