December 27, 2012
MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY:
Pecans find their way into all sorts of baking (LEE SVITAK DEAN, 12/26/12, STAR TRIBUNE)
Kathleen Purvis has heard all the pronunciations. And they don't bother her a bit. It's not the word but the flavor that has made the nut a favorite of hers. She tells the story of the pecan -- and her love of it -- in a charming new book by the University of North Carolina Press. Pecans: A Savor the South Cookbook ($18) is part of a new single-subject series that pays homage to the regional foods of the South. Hers is a joyful -- and very tasty -- tribute to the ubiquitous Southern nut. [...]If there's one pecan recipe to master, what would it be? "Pecan pie. It always makes people happy,"
Posted by Orrin Judd at December 27, 2012 9:05 AM