Carole’s Rhubarb Cake

Carole’s Rhubarb Cake

When rhubarb starts to appear in the grocery store, it can mean only one thing, it’s Spring. This simple recipe for a not-too-sweet rhubarb upside down cake is the perfect way to celebrate the season. I imagine Carole pulling this recipe card out the minute that there...
Edith’s Oatmeal Date Nut Bread

Edith’s Oatmeal Date Nut Bread

Edith’s Oatmeal Date Nut Bread recipe is a nod to the popular date nut bread served at teas in the ’30s and at luncheonettes during the mid-century. What is Date Nut Bread  Date nut bread recipes began to appear in the 1920’s and became so popular in the 1930’s that...
Diane Dodd’s Bride’s Biscuits (aka Apple Cinnamon Rolls)

Diane Dodd’s Bride’s Biscuits (aka Apple Cinnamon Rolls)

This recipe for Bride’s Biscuits is actually more like a recipe apple cinnamon rolls than a biscuit. But whatever they’re called, they are sweet, appley, bites of deliciousness. THE NAME OF A RECIPE When discussing recipes, I often hear, “Oh, my mom used to make that,...
Angel Slices

Angel Slices

TRANSCRIPT Leigh Olson: This is The Heritage Cookbook Project podcast where we connect with cooks across the country to talk about food memories and family recipes and learn just a little bit more about one another. And I’m your host, Leigh Olson. Jenni Field:...