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History of a Southern Delicacy: Pecan Pie | National Pecan Pie Day

national pecan pie day

Today is none other than National Pecan Pie Day! If you aren’t from the South, you might be unaware. I’m loving all of these “national” food days. Any extra excuse to eat dessert, am I right? Pecan pie is the ultimate Southern dessert that can be eaten all year round, although non-Southerners may associate it with Thanksgiving or Christmas. That’s not so in Kentucky. If you haven’t had pecan pie, are you even living?!? I think not! It’s hard to believe there are people out there who haven’t ever tried the ooey gooey deliciousness that is known as pecan pie.

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Shrimp Scampi With a Touch of Kentucky

I love finding new products to try from local businesses here in the Bluegrass State. I can’t stress enough, but SHOP LOCAL. Something that you may not know about me is that I love to cook. However, if you follow…

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Last Minute Dessert: Festive Holiday Pretzels

It’s that time of year, when we are invited to family affairs, Ugly Sweater parties, White Elephant/Dirty Santa shindigs, or maybe even a potluck at your place of employment. With parties, there comes food. I’ve been making these little…

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Root Beer Float With a Kentucky Twist

You may remember me mentioning Buffalo Trace, when I visited the distillery a few weeks ago. To refresh your memory, Buffalo Trace is one of the many bourbon distilleries in Central Kentucky. Buffalo Trace is located in Frankfort, Kentucky, and has…