If you do a quick search on the internet, you soon come to the conclusion that he loved Southern Comfort food, in particular, pecan pies. So, we will talk about pecan pies today.
The earliest pecan pie recipe can be traced back to 1886, but the origin is hard to confirm, as some say it was invented by the French soon after they entered New Orleans, some say it originated in the early 1800s in Alabama. Regardless of the exact origin, the pecan pie is almost synonymous to the Southern culture, making its appearance in many poems and songs to symbolize the American South.
For recipes, who better to go to but to Southern Living magazine! Here are a few recipes that sounds amazingly delicious. Tennessee Whiskey Pecan Pie pictured here, or how about a sweet, rich combination of Chocolate-Bourbon pecan pie?
Pecans are so delicious and sweet on their own, but candied pecans are something worthy of a noble gift. Here is an amazing recipe for candied pecans that includes balsamic vinegar as a secret ingredient, recipe courtesy of Saveur magazine.
Some of you may have a day off from work or school today, well, it’s a great time to have a pecan pie ready for dessert tonight!