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Okra and Tomatoes

As a true Southern gal, I absolutely LOVE okra and tomatoes, so I couldn't pass up the fresh okra at the Pflugerville Pfarmer's Market last week. Here's a tasty recipe from  the Simply Recipes website. This recipe is more diet-friendly than many of the traditional...

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Two Days – Two Bread Puddings

There’s nothing I enjoy more than cooking, especially when it’s something I haven’t made before. So I jumped at the chance to make bread pudding for the Cajun/Creole booth at a multicultural festival at work last week. This was my chance to try out TWO new recipes!

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Buttermilk Pecan Pie Recipe

This recipe is a twist on traditional pecan pie. I first tasted this delicious pie at a relative’s house in Louisiana. Now, I make several of these every Thanksgiving because my family loves them.

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About me: I’m a native Texas gal (of Cajun and Scotch-Irish heritage) who grew up in Southeast Texas. My husband and I live in Port Aransas, which is located on a barrier island on the Texas Gulf Coast. Join me as I write about family, genealogy, Port Aransas, and more.

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