Trying to recreate the latest trendy dishes at home sidelines traditional recipes. Don’t snub the classics; they’re just as delicious and often easier to prepare. One taste of these forgotten dishes will remind you exactly why they’re classics — especially a nutritious dish younger generations have totally forgotten about (page 10).
1. Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Dessert first! This post-war cake emerged in the ’20s when James Dole invented a machine to cut pineapples into ring shapes. And with modern conveniences in kitchens, people had more time for dessert. The debut of a pineapple upside-down cake recipe likely came from a 1925 Gold Medal Flour ad in a women’s magazine. But we love the Joy of Baking’s recipe more.
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