The Most Popular Dessert The Year You Were Born

[1] 1944: Shoefly Pie (all photos © TasteOfHome). [2] 1976: Banana Pudding. [3] 1984: Red Velvet Cake.   [4] 1961: Ambrosia.   Thanks to Taste Of Home for this bit of food fun: the popular desserts—and recipes for them—from the year you were born. There’s every year from 1940 to 2000. Think of what you…
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It’s National Chocolate Wafer Day. What’s A Wafer?

  [1] The Central European recipe for thin wafers came to the U.S. in the mid-1700s with émigrés from Moravia (photo © Dewey’s Moravian Cookies). [2] Nabisco sold millions of boxes to home cooks to make various icebox cake recipes. Word on the street was that they were discontinued, but they may be back some…
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For July 4th: A Red, White & Blue Hot Dog Pizza Recipe

In addition to hot dogs on the grill, here’s something different for July 4th week: a red, white, and blue pizza. You can also make the pizza on the grill (here’s how).     RED, WHITE & BLUE HOT DOG PIZZA Ingredients Red(ish): hot dogs, sliced Red Optional: red jalapeños, sliced White: sauerkraut on a…
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Birthday Festivities & Recipes For National Pina Colada Day

June 10th, yesterday, was National Pina Colada Day, and we may have had one too many to celebrate the 70th anniversary of our favorite sweet cocktail. One of the most iconic classic cocktails—and our favorite sweet cocktail—the Piña Colada turns 70. Bartender Monchito Marrero created the first Piña Colada in 1954 at The Caribe Hilton…
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A Donut / Doughnut Hole Trifle Recipe For National Donut Day

June 7th, National Donut Day, is an occasion to grab a donut, especially when chains like Dunkin’ are giving one free with the purchase of a beverage. But we have a better idea: a donut hole trifle recipe. This easy recipe also counts as food fun. It delights children and adults alike. Although the recipe…
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