Both my mother and my grandmother were excellent cooks. Nothing exotic or complicated; just good home-cooked meals for growing families and family gatherings.
There were always sweets in our house growing up - a batch of homemade cookies or squares at an arm’s length.
Here are a couple of sweet recipes: my grandmother’s Never Fail Chocolate Cake, and my mother’s Rhubarb Pie (still made by request).
I really cannot explain why it was called "Never Fail" Chocolate Cake; maybe because it was from scratch. And I love the old name for margarine, oleo.
Lisa Alzo of The Accidental Genealogist blog is presenting her Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month series in honor of National Women’s History Month.