Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2011’

Recipes and Memories~

Pecan Pie Slice

A Southern Classic ~ Pecan Pie Yesterday I had a whim to make a pecan pie, but not just any pecan pie. I wanted to make my late mother-in-law’s pecan pie. Now is her pie better than your pie or the next-door neighbor’s? Maybe … maybe not. But what I do know is that she took great pride in baking …

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Mark Leslie Today Show Appearance ~ Columbus Day

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Here is my appearance on NBC’s “Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda” for Columbus Day, October 10, 2011. I must tell you that Kathie Lee and Hoda were really kind and a lot of fun ~ and that goes double for all of the Today Show staff and crew. Truly relaxed, organized, and enthusiastically ready to go! Here are …

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Oh, Great Pumpkin, Where Are You?

Pie Pumpkins

Fall has arrived in the South—with low humidity, daytime highs in the low 80s and nighttime temps being in the 50s—and it has me thinking PUMPKIN! Having been asked to teach a class featuring Pumpkin Gnocchi, I have been up to my eyeballs with the orange fruit for the past several weeks. Though this post isn’t going to feature a …

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