Baked Alaska. The one dessert that automatically takes me back to my childhood and Sunday dinners at my grandmother's house. 

When I was a kid, many Sunday's were spent at my grandmother's house. We'd visit with relatives for a little while, then head over to the neighborhood bowling alley for a few games then back to 'Nannie's' house for dinner. Many of those dinners ended with 'Baked Alaska' for dessert. My aunt was a whiz in the kitchen and she made the best Baked Alaska's.

So, celebrate National Dessert Day by treating yourself to a decadent dessert of your choice. Go ahead, you deserve it!

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