Readers share the stories behind their favorite recipes.
When my father started talking about an old girlfriend's cooking, my mom baked him this little number. He decided she was a keeper.
Okay, it's technically a fruitcake. But it's moist, cinnamony, and delicious -- nothing like that December dessert everyone dreads.
It's made from Thanksgiving leftovers but it tastes amazing. And no one will believe the old school trick that pulls it all together.
My mom's favorite cake recipe seemed so retro that I didn't make it for years. But I recently rediscovered its deliciousness.
One food blogger decided to invite her readers over for an old-fashioned pie party. Get some of her favorite pie recipes and read about how a group of strangers gathered together for one sweet evening.
I was supposed to bake snacks for a school event that started at 6 p.m. My daughter wanted sweet and I wanted something that wouldn't spoil her appetite. Sometimes compromise is a beautiful thing.