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Peach Nut Crisp

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August is one of my favorite months.  Not because it’s typically one of our warmest months here in Colorado or because all the county fairs are in full swing or because kids go back to school. It’s because this is … Continue reading

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Bourbon Pecan Ice Cream

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Everyone seems to LOVE bourbon.  There are bourbon bars and distilleries everywhere I look here in Denver.  I have tried for years to like bourbon and just haven’t.  Recently I tried again… and what do you know?  I see what … Continue reading

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Pecan Pesto

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I went to my farmer’s market and this beautiful green basil said “buy me”.  Then a freshly baked loaf of 7 grain said “serve me with pesto”. When I got home I realized I had no pine nuts and no … Continue reading

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June 2011 Daring Bakers’ Challenge – Baklava

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Erica of Erica’s Edibles was our host for the Daring Baker’s June challenge. Erica challenged us to be truly DARING by making homemade phyllo dough and then to use that homemade dough to make Baklava.   Homemade dough?  Are you … Continue reading

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Pecan Tassies

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  Yet another great recipe from “Baked Explorations”.  Strudel and I have posted about this amazing book before.  Here and here.

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I grew up in a family that loved traditions during the holidays.  We routinely went to see the Nutcracker around Christmas time.  We would stay up late and eat shrimp cocktail on New Year’s Eve! This was a real treat … Continue reading

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