Bourbon Pecan Pie Bars

Bourbon Pecan Pie Bars

Bourbon Pecan Pie Bars

My favorite pie is a pecan pie.  I don’t often make it because everyone requests pumpkin or apple pies and you can just make so many pies.  It’s the laziness factor.  Apparently laziness wins out over my love of pecan pie in my world.  But this year I wanted bourbon pecan pie and I decided to make it in bar form.  I have an excellent pecan pie bars recipe I’ve never shared! Continue reading

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Boozy Pineapple Ribs {Bourbon Time!}

Bourbon Pineapple Ribs

Bourbon Pineapple Ribs

I’ve been working on reducing the contents of our freezers.  The winter weather Up North seems like a good time to thaw frozen meats and things for comfort foods.  I was in the mood for potato salad, which I posted last week.  Ribs were a natural accompaniment to the meal.  I had a fruity, boozy sauce in mind.  Pineapple and bourbon would coat and caramelize the ribs to perfection. Continue reading

Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Candied Pecans

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes with Bourbon Candied Pecans

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes with Bourbon Candied Pecans

My P.S. (Princely Spouse) and I went to Red Lobster a couple months ago and I discovered they had a side dish option of bourbon mashed sweet potatoes with candied pecans.  Oh my gosh were they good!  I took a picture with my phone to remind myself to work on a recipe.  The dish, particularly the candied pecans, needed to be a more regular dish in our castle! Continue reading