This recipe for fudge is a classic one from my childhood. I like it because it requires no special equipment or ingredients — just sugar, cocoa powder, milk, salt, butter and vanilla. Even a candy thermometer is optional if you are gutsy enough to use the soft-ball test. I like this recipe for its practicality and deliciousness, but I love it because it's my father's recipe and every time I make it, it's like I'm spending time with him again. More
Recipe: Dessert Flammekueche Tart with Dried Plums, Dark Chocolate, and Crème Fraîche Recipes from The Kitchn
They say there is no such thing as a new recipe, but I have to strongly disagree. Recipes are constantly evolving as they pass through generations, across cultures, and even amongst family and friends. And with the sprawling reach of the internet, anyone can now access (and change!) the flavors of the world, and all from the comfort of their own kitchen.