Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie with Whole Wheat Crust

Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie with Whole Wheat Crust - Andrea Meyers

We did it. I can’t believe it’s true, but we planted two pecan trees in our yard. We spotted them at Lowe’s in late September and selected a Sumner Pecan and a Stuart Pecan. We are slightly north of the growing zone for the Sumner, but our area has mild winters so it should do… 

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Cranberry Apple Raisin Crisp

Cranberry Apple Raisin Crisp - Andrea Meyers

Nothing says fall like a fresh apple crisp made from apples you picked yourself, so last weekend we drove to Tarara Winery and hit the orchards. Fujis and Staybrites were ripe for picking, but the Granny Smiths were all gone, as were the Honey Crisps and Empires (my personal favorite). The boys had a great… 

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SHF #34 – Mini Chocolate Pecan Pies

Someday, I would like to have pecan trees in my yard. I say things like this all the time, whether it could actually happen or not. “Someday, I would like to have ______________ in my yard.” Insert any of the following: nut trees, pecan and almond bay laurel trees lemon trees, Meyer lemon and true… 

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Strawberry Cream Tart

Strawberry Cream Tart - Andrea Meyers

Yes, I’m on a strawberry kick. It’s too early for local strawberries, but the grocery stores are selling early berries from California, and when I walk into the store and see the lovely red berries on display I absolutely cannot resist. So yesterday I pulled out my tart pan and started working on this dessert…. 

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