Vanilla Cheesecake Pecan Pie

Vanilla Cheesecake Pecan Pie

When the words vanilla, cheesecake and pecan are all run together ending in pie I cannot help myself.  I cannot resist.  I head to the kitchen, sort out the ingredients and begin the fun of mixing and blending while imaging just how good this is going to taste! This...

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Sticky Bottom Pie Crusts

Sticky Bottom Pie Crusts

I was sitting at a table with friends the other night at our Community Bible Study leadership potluck and Christmas party.  My friend Mary Ann said, “Jo and Catherine, you both cook a lot, can you tell me how to keep pecan pie from sticking on the bottom?” Well, I sat...

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Abbey and Her First Pecan Pie – JD Style

Abbey and Her First Pecan Pie – JD Style

I cannot remember when I made my first pie.  But on the bright side I know it was when I was still in high school!  My sous-chef dish-washing mom has made pie for as long as I can remember and I inherited her love of making anything pie! When granddaughter Abbey...

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Today I Made A Pie, Caramel Pecan Pie

Today I Made A Pie, Caramel Pecan Pie

Today I made a pie.  Now ordinarily this isn't blog-worthy news.  However, today it is.  You see, for the better part of the last 6 weeks I have traveled or been otherwise preoccupied and have spent very little time in the kitchen. To the person who...

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Pecans From the Tree To The Table!

Last week a big storm with strong wind and rain blew through the area. This large limb found its way to the ground in my brother-in-law's yard.  We became the lucky recipients of a 5 gallon bucket of pecans!  My Chief gardener (and love of my life) will dry 'em, shell...

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Weekend RoundUP September 1, 2012

End of the week, beginning of the month!  Happy September!  Got apples?  I've got gallons and gallons.  A few apple recipes will be coming your way!!  You can PRINT the recipe for Autumn's Caramel Apple Crisp from my Tasty Kitchen Recipe Box.  Yum! I had such a good...

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My Caramel Pecan Pie

What do you think about caramel?  The taste, slightly sweet, very rich, gooey? Truth is, I can get obsessed about caramel with just the slightest encouragement.  There are the Sweet and Salty Chocolate Caramel Bars, and Banoffee Pie just for starters! As you already...

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Celebrating With Pecan Pie

When You Want To Be Joyful Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, "The Lord reigns!" 1 Chronicles 16:31 You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound.  Psalm 4:7 WHAT are you thankful for...

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