Pumpkin Purée 

Just a quickie here. We had two small sugar pumpkins that we used as part of some games we played with the kiddos at our Halloween party. I decided not to let them go to waste and get some pumpkin purée made just in time for the holidays! I remember buying canned and can hear…

My Grandma’s Yams: A Fat Tuesday Memory

Yams are a common addition to a holiday table. There are a TON of ways to prepare them… Perfectly toasted marshmallows on top, “candied” with brown sugar and butter, sweetened with maple syrup… But none are quite as good as the yams my grandma made. I didn’t have her recipe, but I had made them…

Cinnamon Candied Pecans

These pecans or, DEEZ NUTS (It never gets old!) are the easiest candied nut that I have ever tried. Not only are they super simple, but they are freaking delicious, yo! They are great in salads, as dessert toppings or all alone. Perfectly crunchy, they make an easy grab n’ go snack! I’m not going…