Tag Archives: Pecan Pastry


Today can only be described as beautiful. The house was filled with family celebrating the baby naming of our fifth granddaughter. As with most joyous occasions, food is usually a focal point; and today was no exception. After gathering in the family room and participating in a short naming ceremony everyone was hungry and ready to eat. One of my favorite activities is planning a menu when I entertain. For this occasion I thought about who was coming and what were […]


Pecans Revisited

I love anything with pecans in it. As a little girl. I spent  hours getting them out of the shell with a nut cracker and separating them from the bitter part they are encased in. Ou-e nast-ee! I remember my father’s company trucks making  detours on their  route to Morgan City, La., stopping at the  Morgan City Bakery to pick up pecan pie tarts just for me.  I wonder if the bakery is still in business. They were the best. […]