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Captures the versatility of this amazing ingredient with creative recipes for all tastes.--Lally Brennan, coproprietor, Commander's Palace Family of RestaurantsAmerica's most popular native nut, the pecan offers a wealth of flavors and myriad culinary possibilities. This ultimate nut lover's guide to the pecan presents more than three dozen recipes for dishes ranging from simple roasted pecans to Pecan Bread Dressing and decadent Pecan Truffles. The featured appetizers, main courses, side dishes, and desserts showcase the nut's exceptional versatility. While they are grown from Mexico to the Midwest, pecans have achieved their greatest celebrity in the American South, where vast pecan orchards provide the fodder for the holiday traditions of Pecan Pie and other comforting sweets. These classic dessert recipes provide a sweet finish to this collection's appealing savory dishes, such as Cheesy Pecan Wafers, Pecan-Ginger Chicken with Pecan-Rice Pilaf, and Stuffed Pork Chops with Asparagus and Pecan Butter.Sodium free, fiber-rich, and packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, pecans are not only delicious, but healthful as well. Infused with complete information about harvesting pecans, storing them, and processing them, this elegant and sumptuously photographed collection is sure to satisfy every palate.
This lovely collection of 45 recipes features the pecan in appetizers, soups, breads, salads, meats, and more. The popular nut grows naturally from Iowa all the way down to the Southeast and to Mexico. This cookbook offers such tempting dishes as Cream of Pecan Soup, Southern Pecan Bread, Asparagus with Pecan Sauce, and Orange Pecan Chicken.
The ultimate nut lover's guide to the wonderfulo world of pecans.
"At Commander's Palace the chefs source every ingredient possible from within one hundred miles. We are so lucky to live in a bountiful region where world-class dishes are created using ingredients from our backyard. Few ingredients have influenced the haute Creole cuisine at Commander's through the years as much as the pecan. Pecans from Soup to Nuts captures the versatility of this amazing ingredient with creative recipes for all tastes." --Lally Brennan, coproprietor, Commander's Palace Family of Restaurants
"This strikingly photographed collection features more than three dozen appetizer, main course, side dish, and dessert recipes. Entries range from Deviled Eggs with Peacan Soup to Pecan-Crusted Salmon with Pecan-Breaded Eggplant and Fig Preserve cake with Pecan Icing. Classic sweet pecan dishes such as Pecan Pie, Pecan Pralines, and Sugared Pecans are also included." — inside cover.
This lovely collection of 45 recipes features the pecan in appetizers, soups, breads, salads, meats, and more.
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