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Texas Pesto {with Video}

by evh April 11, 2017
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Texas Pesto ~ Sometimes it’s fun to take a classic and add your own pizzazz to it. You know … switch it up a bit. This go-around I added some Texas flare to a simple pesto recipe to give it a little more kick but not too much I want to the kiddos to be […]

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German Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

by evh December 16, 2015
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German Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars ~ Trust me –– You need these in your life. You want these in your life. Every year I make cookies for the holidays. It is perhaps one of my favorite things to do at home during these hectic weeks. Over the last few years I have hosted an online food […]

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Crunchy: Apple Pecan Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

by evh October 6, 2014
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Apple Pecan Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette ~ Back in the land before children I used to make a jumbo salad almost every day for lunch or sometimes even for dinner. These vast bowls of greens were mostly smothered with left over things in the fridge or a collections of dried fruits and nuts that […]

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The Neighboring Tree: Local Savour Warm Pecan & Pear Crisp

by evh August 20, 2013
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We have lived in our current home for just over four years, and during our time here we have seen some neighbors come … and go, as well as some of the landscape and trees nearby. At the end of our street, there’s a cute little house that always had a very well-maintained yard filled […]

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Give Me Cake: Salted Caramel Pear & Pecan Upside-Down Cake

by evh September 5, 2012
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Sometimes I’ll catch myself saying “I’m a chocolate person,” but the truth is I’m really just a dessert person. Chocolate, fruit and even lemony treats in any form … I’ll will eat it. I have only had one bad dessert in my life that I can honestly say, I will never eat again … even […]

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Citrus Pecan Cheese Ball

by evh January 19, 2012
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Citrus Pecan Cheese Ball ~ We might not know who’s playing at the big game on February 5th but if your a “planner” like myself it’s never to early to start thinking about your game day menu. Sometimes you want a little more gusto or that little extra something to add to your evening or party […]

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Holiday Spiced Nuts

by evh November 11, 2010

This state IS big enough for the two of you. The official Texas nut, the pecan, is grown throughout this beautiful state and therefore available in several places around town when in season. But there is another nut situated here – the peanut. Since the early 1900’s, Texas has been the on again, off again second […]

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