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Family Traditions

apple-layer-cake-01Around this time of year, I start thinking of my favorite foods. There are plenty, but there are two desserts that I associate with Thanksgiving and Christmas. One of them is a dried apple cake.  This type of cake has been passed down from generation to generation in my family.  My grandmother taught her three daughters, but my mother is the only one who continued the tradition.  While I helped her, I haven’t made it on my own.  I am afraid that if I had it around, I would eat the whole thing in a couple of days.  In a bit of a role reversal my brother has served it at least three times during the holidays to his family. One day I will make it because it is on my bucket list. Continue reading