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The First Pie of 2009: It’s Pecan!

My first pie of 2009 wasn’t made from the pecans on our trees in Mexico. In fact, I never did get to make a pie from the pecans growing in our backyard. The pecan harvest passed me by while I was traveling in Europe for six weeks this fall. Even if I hadn’t been away … Read more

Tragedy Befalls the Pecan Tree

BEFOREThe harvest season is nearing. The pecans were ripening right on schedule (see “Pecans in Progress“) and I was still holding onto my fantasy of being able to pad down the hallway in my bare feet to pluck the nuts off the tree inside our house for my homemade pecan pie (I mean, how much … Read more