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Chocolate Brandy Pecan Pie

I just pulled this pie from the oven… The crust is a homemade sweet pastry.

Chocolate Brandy Pecan Pie


Sweet Pastry (preferably homemade)
1 cup dark chocolate pieces (I used 70.5% Belgian Chocolate) 223 more words


Review: Missha Jewel Star Eyes in 05 Pecan Pie & 06 Lovely Chocolate

I have been absolutely loving cream eyeshadows lately and I thought I would do a review on these ones by Missha! =) The packaging is quite standard. 350 more words


Midweek Dinner: Hackney Bureau

Sunshine, glorious sunshine! With the sun still beaming after I  finished work, I decided to head to London Fields and meet some friends for drinks. The place was heaving and the alluring scent of BBQs was unavoidable. 492 more words


Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie


Pie Crust
2 cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup butter flavored shortening, solid but not rock hard
1/2 teaspoon salt
3-5 tablespoons cold water… 350 more words


Today on the tray: Pecans

April 14 is National Pecan Day. Let’s celebrate by time-traveling back to 1962 and baking a pecan pie using the recipe from the Imperial Pure Cane Sugar box. 112 more words

Food & Food Holidays

The Debatable Nut

In 1937, a famous musical duo got into a silly argument via song.

“You like potato, and I like potahto. You like tomato, and I like tomahto.” 240 more words

Poem-a-Day Writer’s Digest Challenge #13. Theme: Confession

So this poem has a bit of truth in it.  When I was little and whenever my mom brought a pecan pie home (which she tried to hide on top of the fridge), I would (while she was sleeping) eat all the delicious, gooey nuts off, leaving the rest (which reminded me, strangely, of that sudsy, membranous stuff coming out of the pea pods in “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”) and try to spread dry pecans over it in its place, which was, I confess, not a very good cover. 180 more words