Grilled Chicken with Red Pepper-Pecan Romesco Sauce

Ingredients:2 medium red bell peppers1 medium tomato1 pound chicken cutlets¾ teaspoon salt, divided½ teaspoon ground pepper, divided½ cup chopped pecans, toasted1 clove garlic2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar¼ teaspoon crushed red pepperChopped scallions for garnish Directions:Preheat grill to medium-high. Grill bell peppers and tomato, turning occasionally, until blistered all over and charred in … Read more

Spicy Pecans

Ingredients:SOFTWARE1 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1/2-3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (depending on your heat preference)1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon dried ground orange peel1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika1 pound pecan halves4 tablespoons unsalted butter (cut into small pats)1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar (light or dark…it’s up to you. I prefer dark.)3 tablespoons water Directions:Line … Read more

Cheese Log or Ball

Elaine Robey 12/13/2006 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened to room temperature 1 8 ounce package shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 8 ounce package shredded colby/monterey jack cheese 1 8 ounce package shredded Mexican or pepper jack cheese (Use any combination of cheese you like) 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp red cayenne pepper … Read more

Caramel Creams

1 cup softened butter (no substitutes) 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans ¾ tbsp salt 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 2 egg yolks ½ tsp vanilla 2½ cups flour Filling 2 tbsp plus 1½ tsp butter (no substitute) 1½ cups powdered sugar ½ tsp vanilla 2 to 3 tbsp whipping cream In a mixing bowl, cream … Read more

Bacardi Rum Cake

Amount Measure Ingredient — Preparation Method ——– ———— ——————————– 1 cup pecans — chopped 1 package yellow cake mix — no pudding mix 1 package instant vanilla pudding mix 4 eggs 1/4 cup cold water 1/2 cup Vegetable oil 1/2 cup Bacardi rum ***Glaze*** 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup water 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup … Read more

Grandma Henderson’s Banana Bread

GRANDMA HENDERSON’S BANANA BREAD (a Christmas gift tradition for three generations!) 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda (originally dissolved in 1 teaspoon sour milk or hot water, but it mixes just as well with the dry ingredients) 3 VERY RIPE large bananas (the darker the skin, the better) 2 eggs … Read more

Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread Dona Foltz 4 cans biscuits cut into fourths Mix 2/3 cup sugar and 1/2 tsp cinnamon Place in plastic bag and shake. Put a few biscuit pieces in at a time and cover with sugar mixture. Put pieces into lightly greased bundt pan. Whatever sugar is left pour over top of biscuit pieces … Read more

Pecan Sticky Buns

Pecan Sticky Buns Dona Foltz Makes 20 Dough 3 1/4 to 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 1 package active dry yeast 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup water 1/3 cup margarine 2 eggs, at room temperature Topping & Filling 6 tablespoons margarine 1 1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup light … Read more