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  The Ultimate Pecan Pie Page
The discovery of fossil remains along with millions of native pecan trees found along most major streams and irrigation canals in Texas and the northern part of Mexico indicate that this is the original home of the pecan and that it spread north and east from this area.
The nut-bearing pecan tree, Carya Illinoinensis, of the walnut family, is classified botanically as a species of hickory native to North America.
The tallest and fastest growing of the hickories, pecan trees may reach a height of 75-100 ft. and grow wild in river bottoms from Iowa and Indiana southwest into Texas and Mexico and are grown commercially and bred for thinness of shell.
home.comcast.net /~cmptj/Pecan   (516 words)

  Pecan pie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pecan pie is a sweet custard pie made primarily of pecans and corn syrup.
Pecan pie is often served with whipped cream.
In Texas, the second-biggest pecan producing state in the United States (after Georgia), pecan pie is a tradition that began in the 1880s and 1890s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pecan_pie   (1042 words)

 southern pecan pie with spice crust recipe | pie recipes | dessert recipes
This pecan pie has several variations; chocolate pecan pie recipe and one for a walnut rum pie recipe.
Bake the pie for about 45 minutes, until the crust is baked through and the filling is set and well puffed in the center.
Cool the pie on a rack and serve warm or at room temperature.
www.thatsmyhome.com /sweetspot/pecan-pie-recipe.htm   (714 words)

 Pecan Pie Recipe & Photo - Joyofbaking.com
Pecans are actually a native North American nut and they definitely take center stage in this delicious pie where their crisp texture and slightly bittersweet, almost caramel-like flavor is enhanced by a sweet and gooey custard.
The pecans are toasted first to enhance their flavor and since I like pieces of nuts, rather than whole ones, I have chopped the pecans coarsely.
Note: To toast pecans - Place pecans on a baking sheet and bake for about 8 minutes in a 350 degree F (180 degree C) oven until lightly browned and fragrant.
www.joyofbaking.com /pecanpie.html   (1165 words)

 Everything you wanted to know about Pecan Pie with recipes
Pecan pies are made with pecan halves in a clear, sweet custard made of eggs and sweeteners.
Pecan pies are usually baked in pastry crusts which will contain the liquid filling before it sets.
The center will still be slightly soft but the heat of the pecan pie will continue to cook the filling after the pie is removed from the oven.
www.preparedpantry.com /ExporePecanPies.htm   (400 words)

 Recipes of all things pecan
According to the Georgia Pecan Commission, pecans are an excellent source of oleic acid, a fatty acid found in abundance in olive oil and other monounsaturated fats.
In addition to improving cardiovascular health, pecans contain hytochemicals and are believed to be helpful in fighting some cancers, including colon and stomach cancers, according to Frank Sacks, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
The fiber in pecans is mostly insoluble, which has been linked to reduced cholesterol levels and shown to be helpful in warding off colon cancer.
www.pecan.com /recipes.htm   (991 words)

 Pie Recipes with Pecans :: J.W. Renfroe Pecan Company
For praline mixture: Combine the brown sugar, pecans, 1/3 cup flour, and melted butter or margarine.
Pastry for Double-Crust Pie: In a mixing bowl, stir together 2-1/2 cups unbleached flour or all-purpose flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, and 3/4 teaspoon salt.
Note: For a lattice-topped pie, trim bottom pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge of the pie plate.
www.renfroepecan.com /pies.html   (673 words)

 Pecan Pie Recipes from Royalty Pecans
Process until ingredients hold together like a paste, making sure the pecans are a fine “meal.” Press very firmly into bottom only of the pie crust so it will not float up during baking.
Pie is done when filling is set but still slightly jiggly in center.
Spread whole pecans in meringue mixture on one side and chopped pecan meringue mixture on the other side.
www.royaltypecans.com /pies1.htm   (562 words)

 recipes from OUR kitchen - Dessert Pie Fillings: Cherry; Plum; Pecan; Pumpkin; Baked Pumpkin
It's remarkable that plums are not one of the standard fruits for pie.
Put the pie on the middle shelf of the oven and a broiling tray on the shelf below the pie to catch any juice that might boil over.
It was a bit of a pain to remove the seeds and carve but the resulting pie was worth the extra effort.
etherwork.net /ejmtph/recipes/dessertpie.html   (836 words)

 Simply Recipes: Pecan Pie Recipe
Pecan pie is one of my all time favorites - along with strawberry rhubarb.
I was browsing the internet for the "perfect pecan pie" recipe for Thanksgiving and cringed every time I saw one cup of corn syrup and one cup of sugar on the list of ingredients.
I loved this pecan pie when I made it, but because it has so little sugar, I garnished it with some coarsly chopped pecan pralines.
www.elise.com /recipes/archives/001595pecan_pie.php   (1261 words)

 Pecan Pie for Thanksgiving - Home Cooking
Bake in a preheated oven at 350º for 50 to 55 minutes or until the center of the pie is set.
By looking at the ingredients, you might think this rich and gooey pecan pie would be even sweeter than most others, but it's not.
Bake in a preheated oven at 425º for 40 to 45 minutes or until the filling is thickened and bubbly and the crust is golden brown.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art36910.asp   (702 words)

 Citrus: Pecan pie earns local boy a slice of fame
Roberts, who took second place in the 2005 National Pie Championships in the Crisco Kids open division for his pecan pie, credits his grandmother with much of his success.
Austin began perfecting his pecan pie a few years ago, when the family gathered for Thanksgiving.
Among his competitors were youthful pie bakers from as far away as North Carolina and New York.
www.sptimes.com /2005/06/26/Citrus/Pecan_pie_earns_local.shtml   (637 words)

 Cooking For Engineers - Recipe File: Traditional Pecan Pie
Pecan pie fillings generally have a texture between custard and gooey.
I absolutely hate pecans but have made pecan pie several times, it is my father's favorite and I am a totaly Daddy's girl.
I was also wondering if pecan pie can be frozen, I am pretty sure I have seen it in the freezer case at the store, I'll have to look next time I go.
www.cookingforengineers.com /article.php?id=18   (1385 words)

 Travel Channel :: Taste of America :: Pecan Pie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
But they are especially revered in Georgia, where more pecans are grown each year than in other state in the nation.
The filling is made with eggs, corn syrup, vanilla, sugar, butter and, of course, pecans.
Pecan trees are the only major nut tree grown naturally in the United States.
travel.discovery.com /fansites/taste/food/pecanpie.html   (202 words)

 FronteraKitchens.com | Frontera's Chocolate Pecan Pie
Little did I know when we chose this pie as Frontera’s house dessert that it is a joy to work with: it keeps well in the refrigerator, you can freeze it with no noticeable change and you can even wrap it well, pack it in securely and ship it as overnight mail.
While the crust is cooling, spread the pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet and lightly toast in the oven until fragrant, about 10 minutes.
Pour the mixture into the prebaked pie shell, set onto the lower shelf of the oven and bake at 350º until a knife inserted into the center is withdrawn clean, about 1 hour.
www.fronterakitchens.com /cooking/recipes/pecanpie.html   (624 words)

 Chocolate Pecan Pie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This pie has more pecans than most, and it has cocoa and instant espresso powder in it, both of which cut the sweetness of the "custard" a bit.
During baking, this pie forms two not-very-distinct layers (they are there; you just have to look closely).
As this pie is quite rich, you'll probably want to serve small slices of it.
www.globalgourmet.com /food/ilc/1198/pecan.html   (667 words)

 Pecan Pie Recipe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
We have tested many pecan pie recipes but this one, which Janis has fixed several hundred times, is by far our favorite.
If you insist on using hybrid pecans or pecans grown in some other state, don't complain to us if you aren't happy with the way your pie turns out.
Many people use dark syrup in their pecan pies but we find that this gives the pies a rather strong taste and a darker, less appealing texture.
www.ortech-engr.com /pecans/pecanpie.html   (208 words)

 Texas Monthly: On the Menu - Pecan Pie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
My great-grandmother had seven pecan trees in her yard; at the house where I lived with my mother and brother, there were three prodigious producers.
In my memory, pecan pie starts with an empty grocery sack and a lot of stooping.
For one thing, hers is made with dark Karo syrup, but what makes her pie truly special is the addition of ground cloves, allspice, and cinnamon.
www.texasmonthly.com /food/onthemenu/pecpie.html   (431 words)

 PECAN PUMPKIN PIE Recipe at Epicurious.com
When I made the pie crust with the pumpkin filling, there was too little pumpkin to fill the crust.
I tried a different recipe for pumpkin pecan pie last year, and was not happy with the reults.
This is an excellent pie, the layers did not mix, and the filling did not leak through the crust.
www.epicurious.com /recipes/recipe_views/views/108774   (657 words)

 Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Recipe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The trick to making this pie taste so delicious is to use good bourbon (something you wouldn't mind sipping on its own) and wait to add it until the pie's come out of the oven and is on the cooling rack.
When pie crust is done, turn down oven to 275 degrees (F) and pour the pecan filling into the hot pie crust.
Bake the pie on the middle rack about 50-60 minutes, until the pie looks set, yet is soft when gently pressed with the back of a spoon (should feel a little like jell-o).
www.omidyar.net /group/food/ws/chocolate_bourbon_pecan_pie_recipe   (397 words)

 Pecan Pie I - Allrecipes
Mom had made pecan pies for years and they were very sweet, but at Christmas she asked me if I'd fix one for my brother.
I made this pecan pie (my 1st) and it was great.
This was my first attempt at a pecan pie, and I have to say this recipe was very easy, and quick too.
allrecipes.com /Recipe/Pecan-Pie-I/Detail.aspx   (422 words)

 Free Range Librarian: Chocolate Pecan Pie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
I mix my pies in the food processor, then sprinkle the pecans in the pie crust and pour the pie goo over them, so the chocolate gets thoroughly emulsified in the pie goo and is very smooth.
The bitter chocolate only slightly affects the texture of the pie (a little firmer) and pecan pie is so sweet to begin with that adding bitter chocolate doesn't cut the sweetness.
It's just a pumpkin pie, sweetened with molasses or cane syrup, spices about double whatever you usually use, plus about 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper and about 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of fl pepper.
freerangelibrarian.com /2006/12/chocolate_pecan_pie.php   (750 words)

 Cooking For Engineers - New Page Location
This pie is quite chocolatey and less sweet than pecan pies that I've had from bakeries (which I felt was overwhelmingly sweet).
I brought the pie into work and it was gone before I knew it with people asking for seconds (but there was none to give out).
The general concensus was that the pie was very good and a welcome departure from the traditional pecan pie.
www.cookingforengineers.com /2004/09/test-recipe-erics-chocolate-pecan-pie.html   (696 words)

 Caramel Pecan Pie - Allrecipes
The amount of filling was perfect for the 9 inch shallow pie crust--just handle carefully, and put a round pizza pan in the oven while preheating, and place the pie on the pan.
I expected the pie to be "caramely" and chewy, but it was more like a pecan pie.
I also put in more pecans than were called for (about 1.5 cups).
allrecipes.com /Recipe/Caramel-Pecan-Pie/Detail.aspx   (398 words)

 North Carolina Pecans Recipes
To serve, mound on serving plates and shower with green onions, toasted pecans and fl pepper.
Place pecans in a foil pie pan and place in oven still warm from the potatoes.
Spread pecans in a buttered 15 x 10 x 1" jellyroll pan; bake at 350 f for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
www.agr.state.nc.us /markets/commodit/horticul/pecans/recipes.htm   (1295 words)

 Great Pecan Recipes from the Georgia Pecan Commission
To fill pie pan, place chilled dough on a lightly floured surface and roll it from the center to the edges with a lightly floured rolling pin.
Carefully fold pastry in half, lay the fold across the center of a lightly greased pie pan, unfold it, and press it loosely on the bottom and sides of the pan.
Note: You can easily make this pie crust in the food processor, but chill the shortening first and pulse six or seven times to distribute it with dry ingredients.
www.georgiapecans.org /newrecipes/georgiapecanpie.htm   (321 words)

 Pecan Pie
The first pecans I ever ate came from my Grandmother's pecan tree in her backyard.
My Grandmother's pecans were not those tasteless thin shelled kind; hers had thick shells with just as much shell as meat and 10 times more taste.
The Camellia Grill's pecan pie is justifiably famous; oodles of 'em are eaten in-house at this beloved and venerable Uptown eatery, and they say they ship pies all over the country.
www.gumbopages.com /food/dessert/pecan-pie.html   (253 words)

 Pecans, gift baskets, pecan logs, pecan pie and lots more
After you enjoyed your pecans, fill the jar with your treasures or use as a canister.
One bite is all it takes and you'll agree, this is the way pecans were meant to be.
If you like pecan pie, and who doesn’t, then this one will be a real treat to your taste buds, that you won't forget anytime soon.
www.pecan.com /products.htm   (1262 words)

 Pillsbury.com: Chocolate-Pecan Pie
Heat oven to 325°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie using 9-inch glass pie plate.
Stir in remaining chocolate chips and 1 1/2 cups pecans.
Dip each of 10 pecan halves in chocolate; place on lined cookie sheet.
www.pillsbury.com /recipes/ShowRecipe.aspx?rid=17682   (214 words)

 Desserts: pecan pie
I recently tried baking a pecan pie, and it just seemed like it was impossible to make it "not runny." I don't know.
For the Pecan Pie Filling, in a mixing bowl, combine the eggs and egg yolks and whisk until smooth.
Pre heat an oven to 375°F. Divide the pecan pieces between the two chilled pie shells.
en.allexperts.com /q/Desserts-747/pecan-pie.htm   (465 words)

 How to make a Chocolate Pecan Pie with recipe
If you love rich, gooey chocolate and pecan pie, this is the recipe for you.
Since pecan pies tend to be sweet, we like the robust flavor of bittersweet chocolate rather than the sweeter milk or semisweet chocolate—but suit yourself.
When we took a poll of the crew, some thought the pie too chocolaty so we cut it back to three ounces—though the real chocolate fanatics liked it just the way it was.
www.preparedpantry.com /ChocPecanPie.htm   (263 words)

 Coming for Dinner - Pecan Pie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Preheat your oven to 350°, and grease (with margarine or butter) a pie plate.
Place the dough into your greased pie plate, lightly pressing down around the bottom edges, allowing the edges of your dough to hang over the rim of the pie plate.
Mix this thoroughly, insuring the ground pecans are fully integrated with the eggs and corn syrup and sugar and butter and booze.
www.comingfordinner.com /recipe.php?recipe_id=83   (641 words)

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