Homemade for the Holidays

I shared my recipe for Crunchy Toffee Covered Pecans on Bold Life magazine’s website in November 2007. I’m sharing it again, because it is a timeless holiday recipe, and pecans are a natural holiday treat. Are you looking for something special for the holidays? Then, look no further than the all-American nut–the pecan. It is so versatile in the kitchen, from using in salads, crusting for meats and vegetables, to...

Chocolate Covered Strawberries in Honor of Your Sweetie!

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Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!  Today has been a busy one for sure…and if you’re like me, whipping up that romantic meal tonight may be closer to fantasy than reality! But, you can take care of that sweet tooth with these super easy, extra delicious chocolate covered strawberries.  I featured them today on Your Carolina with Jack & Kimberly and want to share them with you here as well.  Enjoy!  And...

Follow Instructions Carefully…And When All Else Fails, Have Fun!

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Oh Saturday started off to be a busy day.  I was getting ready for my first book signing.  Did I have everything I needed?  Clean white blouse to wear (sort of a signature item for me), plenty of Laurie Bakke’s Cookbooks to sign, ingredients for Pimento Cheese with Honey Wheat Pita Chips and The Outrageous Brownies etc. etc.  Check on everything! I started the day early…which turned out to be...