Bourbon Praline Pecans (Where Women Cook Giveaway)

Bourbon Praline Pecans Candy Recipe - Andrea Meyers

If you asked me to choose my favorite pecan dessert, I would have a really difficult time because I love pecan pie, but these praline pecanss would be in the running. Crunchy pralines may technically be more authentic New Orleans style, but I can’t resist the creamy version. I use real cream—no evaporated milk—because I… 

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The Daring Bakers Make Golden Vanilla Bean Caramels

This post is supposed to be about Shuna’s to-die-for caramel cake and the caramels are the optional challenge. I managed to finish the caramels but just ran out of time to make the cake. I’m very disappointed to miss a challenge, but I plan to make the cake for my birthday in January. I just… 

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SHF #25 – Milk Chocolate Kahlúa Truffles

“There are four basic food groups: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, and chocolate truffles.” ~ Author unknown Few foods stir as much passionate devotion as chocolate, and in my mind chocolate truffles are about as romantic and decadent as you can get. So when Johanna of The Passionate Cook chose chocolate truffles as the… 

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Experiment: Filled Chocolate Easter Eggs

Four years ago my good friend artist Nancy DeJesus offered to pick up some of her father’s filled chocolate Easter eggs for anyone who was interested. She was going to see her family out of state and could bring the eggs back with her. Since her father is a retired chocolatier and confectioner, I just… 

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