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6 Ideas for Soul Food Desserts

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Aug 262011
 
6 Ideas for Soul Food Desserts

Soul food cuisine usually incorporates the cooking techniques and traditions of African Americans and highlights dishes associated with the southern United States. When it comes to sweet treats in the South, there are certain state gems that truly shine. For example, Georgia desserts make good use of their peaches and pecans. Examples of soul food desserts include: 1) Peach Cobbler: A fruity filling of peaches is poured into a large baking dish that is then topped with batter, biscuit or piecrust to create a cobbler. The dessert is then baked like a pie with a difference that  cobblers never have [read more…]

Thanksgiving Desserts: Vermont Maple Pecan Pie Recipe

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Nov 122009
 
Thanksgiving Desserts: Vermont Maple Pecan Pie Recipe

This recipe is courtesy on Coombs Family Farms. Ingredients: 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 4 large eggs, room temperature 6 T melted unsalted butter 2/3 cup Coombs Family Farms 100% pure organic maple syrup 1 T dark rum 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp lemon juice Pinch of salt 1 cup shelled, raw pecan halves 1 – 9” partially pre-baked pie crust Directions: Preheat oven to 425 F. Beat one egg with 1 T water in small bowl; set aside. Combine brown sugar and 3 eggs in mixing bowl and mix well. Add syrup, rum, vanilla, lemon juice, salt and butter. [read more…]

Pie Fun Facts

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Mar 212009
 
Pie Fun Facts

Approx. $700 million in pies (approx. 186 million units) are sold in grocery stores every year. This does not include restaurants, food service or price clubs, only grocery stores. If you lined up the number of pies sold at U.S. grocery stores in one year, they would circle the globe and then some. According to a 2008 survey by Crisco® and American Pie Council: •Nearly one out of five (19%) of Americans prefer apple pie, followed by pumpkin (13%), pecan (12%), banana cream (10%) and cherry (9%) •Pie just isn’t for after-dinner dessert. Thirty-five percent of Americans say they’ve had [read more…]