From Mom's Italian beef sandwiches to Aunt Marion's fruit salad dessert, you can now make these secret family recipes from home cooks across the country right in your own kitchen. Time-tested and family approved, these are dishes your loved ones will treasure, too.
My mom made this stew when I was young, and it was always a hit. Since it's not time-consuming to make I can fix it on a weekend for our children, who love the tender dumplings. —Becky Mohr, Appleton, Wisconsin
I received this recipe for baked apple dumplings with Mountain Dew from a friend of mine, then tweaked it to suit my family's tastes. The soda is definitely the "secret" ingredient in this rich apple dessert. —Chris Shields, Monrovia, Indiana