Monthly Archive: September 2012

Pecan Tassie

Pecan Tassie

Miniature pecan pies pretty much sums up the flavor but these are even better. I don’t care for pecan pie as it is too sweet for me. However this portion controlled delicate golden brown crust filled with a gooey pecan filling is just right. Now, you will be thinking about Pecan Tassie’s until you make …

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Pecan Tassies WWPP 3

Pecan Tassie

The other night around 8:00 pm the phone rang and it was my daughter Katy with a food emergency! The recipe for one of her favorite desserts wasn’t posted here on Nutmeg Notebook and her sister in law “desperately” needed it. Months ago Katy had made a batch of these little darlings called Pecan Tassies and shared them …

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Asparagus Gruyere Tart

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I made a little mistake with my asparagus placement – I should have alternated the asparagus ends and tips – it would have looked better. That little hiccup didn’t alter how it tasted. This was rich, cheesy and fabulous! We cut it into about 16 pieces for an appetizer and it was a huge hit. …

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Asparagus Gruyere Tart

Asparagus Gruyere Tart

Three main ingredients is all you need to make one of the most amazing appetizers.This is one of those super easy recipes that results in something that looks and tastes like it must have been a lot of work. Okay maybe not as easy as spray cheese and Ritz crackers (that use to be hubby …

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Sun Butter, Flat Breads, Guacamole -Food Finds

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It’s easy to get in the habit of eating the same things week after week. The KISS (keep it super simple) method of food planning has it merits. It doesn’t take a lot of brain work to buy what you always buy and cook what you always cook. The only problem with that method is after awhile it gets …

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