Perfect Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie – the quintessential Southern pie.  A tender, sweet butter crust serves as the foundation that encases this rich, buttery, gooey, pecan filling. I’ve tried countless pecan pie recipes over the years and I always come back to this recipe which uses brown sugar instead of white sugar; brown sugar intensifies the flavor.  This recipe is … Read morePerfect Pecan Pie

Spritz Butter Cookies

Delicate, buttery Spritz Cookies with festive variations, make a perfect adornment for a Christmas cookie tray.  You can add food coloring or leave plain – either way, these cookies are delicious and beautiful.  You will need a cookie press to make Spritz cookies.This is one of the very first Christmas cookies I learned to make … Read moreSpritz Butter Cookies

Orange Gingerbread Cookies with Rum Glaze

My children grew up in a bake-from-scratch household and have been introduced to more cookies than we can possibly count!  My youngest son, now in college, loves anything with ginger or molasses, so when I made these cookies for him, they became his all-time favorite cookie.   We are fortunate that we use the zest … Read moreOrange Gingerbread Cookies with Rum Glaze