History of Lazy Daisy Cake

I did not grow up with this cake at all. Actually I never heard of it until I started collecting charity or community cookbooks and other vintage cookbooks. I will admit that even if someone made this cake I would not have tried it. Why you ask? I have never been a fan of coconut. … Continue reading History of Lazy Daisy Cake

The History of Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Unlike some of the recipes I write histories about, this is a dessert that my mother did make quite a bit in mine and my siblings early childhood. That really is not surprising as my mother grew up in the sixties and seventies so this would have been a very familiar and easy recipe to … Continue reading The History of Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Swiss Fondue

When we hear the word fondue, this is the fondue most of us think about. This cheesy concoction actually started to become popular in the 1950s when it was introduced to New York City diners by the restaurant Chalet Swiss. As a result, the fondue pot started becoming a popular wedding present for the '50s … Continue reading Swiss Fondue