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Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

| September 29, 2014 | 5 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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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

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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True Pound Cake

True Pound Cake

| June 30, 2014 | 3 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this True Pound Cake.  Consisting of one pound each of Eggs, Flour, Sugar and Butter, this recipe is referred to as the “True” recipe for making pound cake.  Dating back to the 1700’s, this version is a bit more dense than today’s pound cakes, but well worth adding […]

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Baker’s Coconut Cake

Baker’s Coconut Cake

| May 12, 2014 | 4 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this Baker’s Coconut Cake.  The layers are made from scratch based on a recipe adapted from a 1924 booklet all about Baker’s Coconut.  The icing is also made from scratch and features Confectioner’s Sugar with just a little bit of heavy cream. You’ll love this old fashioned Coconut […]

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Southern Pecan Pie

Southern Pecan Pie

| April 7, 2014 | 6 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making one of the South’s favorite desserts – Pecan Pie.  We’re using an old recipe that calls for Brown Sugar and just a little Karo Corn Syrup. Wait, did I mention it also has a little bit of Corn Meal?  We’re using a made-from-scratch pie crust, but you could […]

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Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

| March 17, 2014 | 3 Comments

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this delicious Key Lime Pie dessert. We’ll make the Graham Cracker crust, then squeeze some limes to make the filling. An egg meringue topping finishes it off, but you could leave it plain, or maybe add some whipped cream, the choice is yours. Either way, you’re […]

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Annie’s Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

Annie’s Christmas Fruitcake Recipe

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this very special Christmas Fruitcake.  No flour or baking is involved, just add all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix well.  Spoon the mixture into small aluminum loaf pans and make Christmas gifts for all the special people on your list. Printable recipe included. …   […]

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Pumpkin Pie, made from scratch.

Pumpkin Pie, made from scratch.

| November 15, 2013 | 4 Comments

Follow easy step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie recipe, from scratch.  We’re using fresh pumpkin, and a homemade pie crust for this slightly sweet dessert.  A little Ground Ginger is the only spice ingredient in our pie, so you can enjoy the fresh taste of pumpkin in every bite.  Printable […]

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Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

| November 8, 2013 | 6 Comments

Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions for making our favorite Southern Sweet Potato Pie from scratch.  We’ll show you everything, from how to make the pie crust, to how to bake the Sweet Potatoes, to how to put it all together.  Much easier to make than you might expect, and certain to bring lots of happy […]

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