Thanksgiving….. Food a plenty….. Anyone for more pie? Traditional pies for this time of year pumpkin pecan buttermilk apple sweet potato Untraditional pie=coconut and oatmeal. I am not a huge coconut fan. I do not even like putting coconut lotion on my skin. Yeah, right here, in a rut, that is me. So breaking bad … Continue reading More Pie?
Most American’s today are fighting the obesity epidemic. Portion control is key. The eating Holidays are upon us and deserts will be vast. Here is a pecan pie recipe to limit portions, provided your will power cooperates and you only eat one. You will need a cast iron wedge/cornbread pan for this recipe. Homemade pie … Continue reading PECAN PIE WEDGES
1 C sugar 1/2 C water 1/2 teas cinnamon 1/4 teas nutmeg 1/8 teas allspice 1/2 teas salt 1/2 teas vanilla 2 1/2 C pecan halves You will need a candy thermometer for this recipe. Boil sugar, water, and spices to a soft ball stage. Remove from heat; add vanilla and pecans. Pour onto parchment … Continue reading Holiday Sugar And Spiced Pecans
This recipe I have sampled every year at Christmas and Valentines. Depending on the cookie cutter you have, you can frost them up any time of year. This is out of an old Church cookbook. Last Christmas I took a photo of the recipe to make sure it gets passed onto me to carry on … Continue reading Christmas Sugar Cookies
A bell pepper within a bell pepper. Both were delicious! A frankenstein of bell peppers. Continue reading Weird Wednesday in the Kitchen
Yes! Delicious, easy candy like bars you can make at home. The holidays are about about a month away. These bars will be a huge hit for any crowd. I usually make a pan of these for us, but have made them for others and am always giving out the recipe because they get oooos … Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Homemade Bars
The spatula is the best invention ever if you have the right one. How many of you have a bowl of cookie dough ready to be eaten raw or made into cookies and took the spatula to scrape the bowl only to have the top of your spatula relieve itself of duty? There are 4 … Continue reading A Kitchen Gadget Helper