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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Magic Turtle Bars

Magic Turtle Bars

Magic Turtle Bars

I’ve always loved the bars with many layers.  They go by many different names but usually they’re called 7 Layer Bars.  This recipe has 7 layers, and I was pleased one of the layers wasn’t coconut.  I’m not a coconut fan unless it’s toasted on a Girl Scout cookie.  You know those cookies.  I could probably eat an entire box in one sitting.  Ok I did that once.  I ate lettuce sprinkled with water for the rest of the week. Continue reading

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cinnamon Butternut Squash

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cinnamon Butternut Squash

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cinnamon Butternut Squash

We spent Christmas in Minnesota with my dad.  He watches what he eats and refuses to eat white foods for the most part.  We’d planned to roast a turkey and I wanted a new vegetable side dish since we were skipping mashed potatoes.  When I ran across the recipe for roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash on a blog I was intrigued.  I showed it to my P.S. and he said “Make it!”  It was a done deal. Continue reading