What are recipe
cards, recipes on scraps of paper in a kitchen drawer or old
cookbooks with notes in the margin?
These are more than just recipes. These heritage recipes -
our links with our past and our connections to special people and special
events are tied to those scraps of paper.
At Heritage Recipes
we are dedicated to the preservation of memories and
we move through our fast paced, fast food world, we are at risk
of losing touch with the special moments when we shared a
special recipe -- a special meal -- with a special person.
of my earliest memories is arriving at my Great Aunt
Florence’s very early on a winter
morning and being greeted with a hug from her and the smell of
her fried apples. You’ll find a recipe for
Aunt Florence's fried apples, plus many more recipes when you click on the
Recipe & Memories link
at the left. These recipes have been submitted by visitors
to this website.
Send Us Your Heritage Recipe
You can join us in the preservation of these heritage recipes
and memories by submitting recipes
that have been passed on to you by someone special in your life.
Along with the heritage recipe, please include your memory of
the person who gave you the recipe or your story about the
You can view our heritage recipe index on our
Memories page, from the Heritage Recipe Index on the left or on the
Recipe Site Map. Bookmark
our What's New
page to check out recently added recipes and stories.
your convenience, we have created an Adobe PDF file for nearly
all our heritage recipes. You will need to download Adobe Reader to
your computer to print these PDF files.
We have been receiving many requests for us to
search for lost recipes. We are happy to help but can't always
promise that we will find the recipe. To help with the search
we have created blog --
Old Recipe Detective. Sometimes it
takes several months for us to find the recipe. Please check it to
see what recipes we are looking for...maybe you can help!
Before you send us a request for a lost recipe,
try searching for it on Google. That's our first search
spot and more than 90% of the time we can answer the lost recipe
request with a Google search.