Category Archives: pecan

Banana Bread

I will waste no time with this: I hate banana bread. Then why did I make it?! I do LOVE bananas. I, too, think it’s weird that I love bananas but hate the fruit in bread form. But I always have and always will. My quirk about bananas is that I like to eat them […]

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12 Days of Christmas: Butter Pecan Cake

Butter pecan is one of my favorite ice cream flavors, but I’ve never had a butter pecan cake until now. Pecans always remind me of two things: the south and Christmastime. When the smell of roasted pecans filled my apartment, all I could think about was the holiday season and how special it is. It’s […]

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German Chocolate Cake

My Dad’s birthday was on September 2nd. All he wanted from me was a German chocolate cake. I was relieved at this request because a) baking is my thing and b) I have no money to buy him expensive golf clubs. German chocolate cake is his favorite – apparently my mom, who cannot cook or […]

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Pear and Apple Phyllo Crisp

I know what you’re thinking: pears and apples? Shouldn’t this recipe be posted in the fall, not late spring?! I will admit that it’s not seasonally appropriate, but here’s the truth: my phyllo dough was about to expire and had to be used! When the scents of apple and cinnamon filled my apartment, I closed […]

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