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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

| July 13, 2015 | 11 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this creamy and crunchy Butter Pecan Ice Cream. We’re toasting our pecans, making our custard from scratch, then freezing it in our wooden ice cream churn. We’ll take it up a notch by using Maple Syrup and North Carolina grown Pecans. The whole family is going to love […]

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Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Bread

| June 29, 2015 | 3 Comments

Easy to follow, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions on how to make Blueberry Bread.  We’re using fresh blueberries and making this quick and easy bread from scratch.  It’s simple to make, not overly sweet, and you’ll love the cake like texture.  Pecans are optional if you’d like to add those.  Printable recipe included. …   Blueberry […]

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Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

| May 31, 2015 | 3 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making this delicious Rhubarb Pie. No Strawberries are included, and we use a Crumble Topping as opposed to a regular top crust. We’ll also share our review of the OXO Greensaver produce keepers, and the story behind making our pie. A printable recipe is also included. …   […]

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Grated Apple Pie

Grated Apple Pie

| April 13, 2015 | 3 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this super easy Grated Apple Pie. All you need are about 4 of your favorite apples, just a couple of more ingredients, and you’re all done. Grate the apples by hand, or speed it up even more by placing the apples, skins and all, in your food […]

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Canadian War Cake

Canadian War Cake

| March 23, 2015 | 4 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this super simple cake. NO EGGS are used to make this war era cake, created pretty much out of necessity back in the day. Filled with pecans and raisins, then topped with a powdered sugar icing, this cake still is a hit around the table, even […]

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Southern Flavors Pound Cake

Southern Flavors Pound Cake

| December 8, 2014 | 99 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this five flavored pound cake. We developed this cake for Southern Flavoring Company of  Bedford, Virginia, makers of Happy Home Flavorings. Southern Flavoring Company has been the “secret ingredient” in cakes, pies and all types of desserts since 1929. We’re using five of our favorite flavors […]

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Spanish Bar Cake

Spanish Bar Cake

| November 10, 2014 | 16 Comments

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make our version of the old fashioned, A&P Spanish Bar Cake. We’ve stepped back in time to recreate one of your favorite tastes from the past with this very special spice cake recipe. We’ll share the cake recipe, and the frosting recipe, so you can make this wonderful […]

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Mama’s Fresh Coconut Cake

Mama’s Fresh Coconut Cake

| November 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this old fashioned, southern favorite, that I refer to as Mama’s Fresh Coconut Cake. We’re grating fresh coconut, making layers from scratch, doing everything just the way Mama did to make one of her best cakes. It wasn’t about looks to Mama, it just needed to taste […]

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Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

| September 29, 2014 | 7 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this Pepsi and Peanuts Pie. We went back to the days of our youth to create this unique pie based on pouring peanuts into a cold glass bottle of Pepsi-Cola. It was a favorite thing to do growing up, and now we’ve turned all that sweet-salty […]

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Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie

| August 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making this old Southern favorite Buttermilk Pie. Don’t let the name confuse you, it doesn’t really taste like buttermilk. You’ll love the sweet taste of this quick and easy pie with just a hint of nutmeg. Make your own crust, or use a ready-made frozen one, either way, it’s […]

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