Apple Pecan Cinnamon and lots of Butter Bread

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecan and Maple

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with a Maple VinaigretteLast weekend, I was searching for a flavorful side to go with pork tenderloin. I wanted something that was savory because I find pork tenderloin to be somewhat bland. I turned to a cookbook entitled, Ottolenghi: The Cookbook. The recipes in this cookbook are wonderful because the full flavor of each ingredient is distinctly tasted. As Yotam Ottolenghi states in the forward to the cookbook, the recipes represent all the different aspects of their restaurant’s food – “vibrant, bold and honest.”...more

New Orleans Pralines


Baked Salmon with Pecans


Sour Cream Pecan Coffee Cake

Sour Cream Coffee Cake with a Pecan StreuselLast weekend we visited my sister-in-law and brother-in-law in Randolph, New Hampshire.  Randolph is located in the White Mountain National Forest; and from my sister-in-law’s property you can see the Presidential Mountain Range....more

Salted Caramel Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perhaps it’s the memories of my childhood milk and cookie snack time, or my never-ending love for the classic chocolate chip cookie. Maybe it’s the unparalleled and addictive smell wafting from the kitchen as they bake, or the endless add-ins you can throw into a cookie dough....more
I just baked these cookies this afternoon. They're fabulous! Thanks for sharing the recipe.more

Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes With Toasted Pecans

[Editor's Note: For those of us in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Giants World Series win was a holiday in itself. Their run for the World Series inspired this orange-themed sweet potato dish, which would be just as much at home on a Thanksgiving table as it would have been at a Giants celebration. --Genie]...more
This looks great and I'm putting this recipe on my "to-do" list.  It's been great sharing the ...more

Sourdough Journal #3: Nutty Sourdough Pancakes


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