Tag Archive 'nuts'

Apr 25 2012

Strawberry Salad with Candied Walnuts and Poppyseed Dressing

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This salad may seem harmless–sweet and charming, in fact.  But the truth is, this salad has caused some in-fighting in our family in the past. See, this salad approximates the salad we served at our wedding 3 years ago.  Greg’s family and I got to taste this salad months beforehand at our menu tasting where […]

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Oct 26 2011

What’s Baking: Pecan Pie Bars

This is one of those recipes that passed like wildfire through my family–first, my great aunt brought these bars to a family event where my mom and aunt tasted them.  They each got the recipe and prepared them for two more family events.  And, knowing that my What’s Baking entry for “fall flavors” was due […]

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Oct 14 2011

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Browned Butter and Pecans

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Two years ago, I took Greg to Pottsville, PA for his birthday.  If you have any idea where or what Pottsville is there is only one explantion–you are a beer fan and have been to the Yuengling Brewery. Because there is really no other reason to go to Pottsville, especially for a birthday. The brewery […]

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May 18 2011

Salad with Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders

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To be perfectly honest, I don’t love mustard. At an 8th grade slumber party, 3 wide awake girls who were too young to drink and too old to “play” were up late planning pranks to play on the girls who had gone to bed.  One of those sleeping girls was in such a position that […]

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Apr 18 2011

Chocolate Pecan Cluster Cookies

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These have to be the weirdest cookies I’ve ever made.  Wait, maybe that’s not right.  The cookies aren’t weird, the recipe is weird.  It makes about 40 cookies and has a whopping 1/4 cup flour in them.  And 2 1/2 cups of pecans.  And I never once used a mixer.  The whole time I was […]

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