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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...
This delicious rice dessert is served either warm or cold with fruit, and is especially good with...
A light dessert, suitable for luncheon or after a heavy meal.
These golden mini turnovers are filled with guava paste, which can be found in the Hispanic...
My husband was recently diagnosed with type two diabetes.In my research to help him control this...
Don’t worry about cracks in baked brownies; brush top with sugar syrup or warm thinned Karo light...
Very rich and tangy – delicious with or without raisins and walnuts. A special treat to pack in a...
From the West Hill House B&B, Warren, VT
From the Inn at Crystal Lake, North Conway, NH
From The Covered Bridge House, Glen, NH.
Top with ice cream, hot fudge sauce, and whipped cream - then dig in! –Shoreham Inn, Shoreham, ...
This superb lemon pie is Elaine’s former husband’s favorite. It is smooth and light, with just the...
Dr. Zabdiel Boylston, who braved the threat of mob violence in 1721 in order to get Bostonians...
Quick, easy and practically fool-proof.
From The Inn at Rutland, Rutland, VT
A traditional Greek Easter bread, baked with a red-dyed egg on top, covered with two strips of...
Surely this pie is better with the fabled Eastham turnip – but we made Geoffrey’s recipe with any...
This cake is delicious the first day, but absolutely wonderful on the second or third day–it lasts...
Although this must be made well ahead of time, it only takes 5 minutes to prepare! –Sycamore Inn,...
My grandmother used to make these cookies when we were children.The walnuts and cinnamon taste...
Use one 10-inch Dutch oven with 20 briquettes. –International Dutch Oven Society  
I found this really easy recipe on the back of a can of sweetened condensed milk when my kids were...
With only four ingredients, you can quickly whip together this crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth treat...
I found this in a magazine I was reading tried it and liked it.
Bring out the wine goblets or the fancy glass sherbet dishes to serve this in; no one will guess...
We think you’ll enjoy this classic pound cake, and baking it in the bundt pan makes for an...
This came from my husband’s mother.
It’s great to keep these ingredients on hand for unexpected company.
This is a lovely, light – not too disastrous to the waistline – dessert. Try the different gelatin...
Find more family favorite recipes, and the stories behind them, in The Old Farmer’s Almanac Reader’...
Although Elaine rarely bakes pies one at a time, this is her pastry recipe for the basic 9-inch...
Keeping a spoonful of hungry teenagers fed and happy requires skill, speed, and imagination. These...
Like the Almanac, an Election Day cake is an American institution. The tradition dates from the...
Well before our country gained its independence, colonial housewives were making special cakes to...

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