Butter Roasted Pecans

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...Fall season and pecan harvest….two wonderful events unless you add cooking with pecans....

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Cappuccino in a Jar

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

I have made this recipe many times for Christmas gifts…you know the one you want to buy them something but don’t know what and don’t want to spend too much money. One recipe make 2 -12 oz. jar. You can also put it in smaller jars. Just buy a pretty ...

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Holiday Eggnog Pie

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...Bringing all the good things of holiday cooking together in one pie....

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Lite Two-Layer Pumpkin Pie

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...The first time I ate this, a tear came to my eye — it was so unbelievably good. Once I found out it was reduced calorie/sugar, I served myself two more slices! It was made for the diabetic in my family but I personally favor this pie over regular pumpkin ...

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Southern Praline Walnut Cake

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...I tested this recipe on friends for the holidays and they loved it. I have been asked repeatedly for this recipe. For a busy woman, this recipe is not only quick to put together, but it also taste great....

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Marion’s Buttermilk Cake

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Mawmaw says – After calling her old time friend to congratulate her on her retirement after 50 years at the same job, Marion was asked for one of her favorite family recipes. The cake recipe she gave had been handed down from her husband’s Earl old aunt when her daughter ...

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Lena’s Old Fashion Bread Pudding

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...This recipe belonged to our friend Lena Bertrand. There was hardly a birthday or holiday that she didn’t make her bread pudding. Everyone loved it. This is in memory of Lena from her friend and co-worker at Kaplan State Bank, Cynthia Abshire...

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Red Beans and Rice Crock pot Style

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Working and fixing something for dinner can be a problem. Using the crock pot enables you to cook a hearty dinner without much fuss. Quick soak of the dried beans is recommended by many cooks or an overnight soak of the beans. For the quick soak – Rinse and sort ...

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Pecan Bourbon Cake

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...This cake needs to be kept two weeks before serving to allow the melding of the bourbon and cake. The flavor is reminiscent of Christmas bourbon cookies with a little more punch....

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Snapping Turtles

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...I am 11 years old and love to bake. I made these for Christmas for my Daddy who is in the Air Force. These are quick and fun to make!...

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Low Fat Cajun Chicken

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...With an ever increasing interest in the reduction of excess fat in our daily diets, the Cajuns are no exception. This recipe (Original, cooked in Hitachi rice cooker) has been modified to reduce the fat content; both the modified versions of cooking in a rice cooker and stovetop are shown....

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Eggplant Chow Chow Relish

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...Eggplant lovers unite! Another way to eat one of our favorites....

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Deep Fried Pickles

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...Many Cajuns grew up eating this appetizer at the Cock of the Walk Restaurant on Johnston Street in Lafayette before it burned down. The restaurant seemed almost famous for this dish. Many times, the restaurant’s parking lot would become flooded after heavy rains and once, a Kaplan man stepped out ...

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Never Fail Plain Cake

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...My husband’s mother loved to bake this cake for her husband and children. I use this cake now as a shortcake for sliced strawberries topped with Cool Whip or iced with chocolate served with a fresh brewed cup of coffee....

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Cajun Fried Ribs

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

...The spices in this recipe are perfect; garlic always seems to compliment the pork flavor....

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