SUBSCRIBE
to our mailer and receive a free downloadable cookbook with our TOP RECIPES!

Ingredient: Pecans, Chopped

Hummingbird Cake

Skip the boring banana bread and breathe new life into that overripe fruit with this tropical Hummingbird Cake recipe.  The Caribbean is calling, and this cake is the next best thing! “If you build it, they will come,” has worked exactly (at least) two times in history: once in a Kevin Costner movie and once for the tourism board of Jamaica. It may be hard for those of us who dream of Montego Bay beaches to imagine, but in the 1970s it wasn’t exactly a tourist hotspot. In an attempt to bring more flights and full wallets in from...

Read More

Grape Salad

Spring has sprung and thoughts are drifting to warm days and cool picnic treats. Pull out your favorite Tupperware to share this sweet, light Grape Salad with your friends and bring copies of the recipe. They’ll want you to share! Raise your hand if you like simple recipes. Yeah, me too. There’s definitely a sense of accomplishment when you spend hours in the kitchen successfully tackling a long and complicated recipe, especially with something like a luscious lasagna or an eight-layer chocolate cake as a reward. Some weeks, though, are filled with extra appointments or kid’s soccer games or...

Read More

Easy Bourbon Pecan Pound Cake With Caramel Glaze

Buttery, rich, tender Pound Cake loaded with Pecans, just the right amount of Bourbon, and topped with a luscious Caramel Glaze! I often wonder how many people love pound cake as much as I do. The tender, moist texture; that rich, buttery flavor; and, of course, the full-bodied density that gives pound cake its name. I don’t know of any other cake that can give you so much at one time! And I looooove how versatile pound cake is. It’s the perfect cake companion to so many different and wonderful flavors. One of my favorite flavor combinations is this...

Read More

Back In The Day Blondies

I’ve had a love affair with Blondies forever!  They’re one of those humble bar cookies that somehow manage to transcend their simple ingredients. Thick, chewy, tender, rich, butterscotch cookies.  They’re treats that people have enjoyed and shared for  generations.  You know a cookies that has lasted the test of time like Blondies just have to be amazingly delicious! Well, this recipe produces, to my mind anyway, a quintessentially perfect Blondie. They are superbly rich, decadently butterscotch and oh my the texture!  They’re sooo tender and chewy all at the same time.  What more can anyone ask for from a humble...

Read More

Apple Bread with Pecan Praline Glaze

I love-love-love fall baking!  Apples, Pumpkin, Cinamon, Nutmeg, Ginger, Cloves.  As the song goes, “These are a few of my fav-O-rite things!!!!  This Apple Bread with Pecan Praline Glaze is a wonderfully delicious example of some of the best flavors fall has to offer.  It’s loaded with apples and pecans, its wonderfully moist and it’s easy peasy to put together.  The glaze is amazing.  Really. Really. Amazing. No exaggeration. Frankly, I could honestly eat the whole pan of glaze with a spoon and be extremely happy.  I might go into a diabetic coma, but it would be a delicious...

Read More