Candied Orange Pecans

I tried a few recipes for candied pecans, nothing worked for my taste. The finished nuts needed a bit of something else….I am fairly sure I figured it out! Ingredients 5 tablespoons confectioners sugar½ teaspoon kosher or sea salt½ teaspoon cayenne pepper½ teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon water1 tablespoon Cointreau1 teaspoon orange zest2 cups pecans Directions... Continue Reading →

Cherry Tomato Sauce for Bruschetta #Tomatoes

I have been making a tomato mixture to spread on rustic bread for years. There are many recipes out there, but here is mine! Ingredients 10oz container Cherub cherry tomatoes1 shallot, chopped fine1-2 garlic cloves, minced1 .5 oz package fresh basilOlive oilBalsamic vinegar Directions Cut the tomatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.... Continue Reading →

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