Pecan Pie Cheesecake

Pecan Pie Cheesecake

Graham Cracker Crust 1.5 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup sugar 8 tablespoons butter, melted Pecan Filling 6 tablespoons butter 1⁄2 cup packed light brown sugar 3⁄4 cup dark corn syrup 1 1⁄2 cups chopped pecans 2 eggs, beaten 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract Cheesecake...
Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Garlic Roasted Potatoes

3 pounds small red potatoes 1/4 cup good olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons minced garlic (6 cloves) 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cut the red potatoes in half or quarters...
Simple & Rich Au Jus

Simple & Rich Au Jus

Simple Au Jus 3 cups of water 4 teaspoons or cubes of beef bouillon 1 teaspoon of soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon of cornstarch Place the water in a medium sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; whisk in...
30-Minute Turkey Noodle Soup

30-Minute Turkey Noodle Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup carrots, peeled and sliced thin (about 1 1/2 large carrots) 1 cup celery, sliced thin (about 2 stalks) 1 cup sweet Vidalia or yellow onion, peeled and diced small (about 1 medium onion) 2 garlic cloves, minced 64 ounces (8 cups)...
Upside-Down Banana Bread Cake

Upside-Down Banana Bread Cake

Topping 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup light brown sugar, packed about 2 to 3 medium/large ripe bananas, sliced into thick rounds (about 1/2 to 3/4-inch thick) Cake 1 large egg 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil...