Tag Archives: Pecans

Honey Mustard Dressing and a Nice Spinach Salad

My mom-in-law’s winter visit has gone pretty well. I have learned her distaste for bread crusts on sammiches, and preference for eating most meals with a soup spoon. Some dinners, she has flat out not cared for, but this one, … Continue reading

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Bacon Pecan… ermmm… tasty stuff

So… this recipe started out as a Bacon Pecan Butter Tart from the nice guy at Closet Cooking, but I was making it for a lunch with friends who cannot eat gluten, and then the markets I went to did … Continue reading

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Applesauce Cake With Bourbon Raisins

Score another big hit for barefoot contessa and her cookbook, Modern Comfort Food. My husband asked me to make this cake as an option for Thanksgiving dessert, and, yeh, this is gonna be a go-to cake for sure. Moist, rich, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Caramel Puff Corn

Also known as “Corn Crack” by some friends, because they simply cannot stop eat it; this really is a perfect, and perfectly simple to make, snack for most any time. A large, non-stick pan (I love my Copper Chef) and … Continue reading

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Aunt Buzz’s Banana Bread

My Aunt Buzz did not like to cook; but she loved to entertain and, in my family, that means feeding folk, so she had built up some tried and true recipes over the years that, with the help of her … Continue reading

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Ugly – But TASTY! – Pecan Pie

I love pecan pie, but really kinda hate the cloying sweetness I usually find in versions made with corn syrup. I know that there has to be an answer, because I have had awesome pecan pies, so, when the nice … Continue reading

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

I decided to shake up our Brussels sprouts salad game. I mean, don’t get me wrong, we love a Browned Brussels Sprouts Salad with Blue Cheese and Prosciutto, but Taste of Home had provided me a decidedly healthier option – … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Bourbon Balls

These tasty treats were (mostly) met with approval earlier this week. The Bulgarian in our midst went a little, teeny bit bonkers over them – proclaiming them to really be a truffle; and a mighty fine one at that. Our … Continue reading

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Honey and Rosemary Roasted Pecans

Not quite candied so much as toasted to perfection, with honey, and hot honey (infused with chilies), butter, Seasoned Salt, rosemary, and black and Aleppo pepper; these pecans will be a favorite on your holidaze groaning board. Or, just for … Continue reading

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Overnight French Toast

Who doesn’t like waking up to a tasty batch o’ French Toast in the morning? Well, OK, one of my nephews, who gets skeeved out about egss, so, yeh, not him quite so much. But, most everyone else, right? And … Continue reading

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