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French Silk Pie

A couple of days I was looking through an Oklahoma RT 66 guide book. I saw an advert for the Flamingo Restaurant in Elk City, on the western edge of the state. One of their specialties is French Silk Pie. This isn’t … Continue reading

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Black Walnut Pie

I love our Black Walnut trees. There are several along our driveway. There is a monster 100′ one by the old farmhouse that was the original house on our property. We think it was built pre-1900. Definately pre-Oklahoma Statehood (Nov. … Continue reading

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Frosted Pumpkin Squares

I like savory dishes but every once in a while I get a craving for something sweet. But even then I include spices in it. I guess it’s like my personality! And it’s my husband’s favorite cake……so far! 🙂 2 … Continue reading

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Shortbread Cookies

I have been fortunate enough to visit Scotland several times. I even served as my husband’s almost native guide there on our honeymoon.  One of the many things I look forward to is the shortbread. It’s a good thing I don’t make these … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato-Pecan Pie

This a favorite in our house. I always have to make it for Thanksgiving and Christmas. This year, I’ll be able to make them from sweet potatoes from our garden and pecans from a friends tree. The original recipe is … Continue reading

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Green Tomato Mince Filling

This is another food (in addition to Chicken Fried Steak) that I made friends with since moving south. At the end of the growing season, there are always pounds and pounds of green tomatoes. This is another way to use … Continue reading

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