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Karl’s Cranberry Pecan Waffles

Since I learned how easy it is to make fresh homemade waffles and pancakes from scratch, I have made them about once a week since then.  To keep things interesting I am always experimenting with new additions—like blueberries and cinnamon. Today, I am adding cranberries and pecans.

Karl’s Cranberry Pecan Waffles

Karl’s Cranberry Pecan Waffles

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Karl’s Coleslaw with Pecans and Crystallized Ginger

This is a weekday meal of ham steak and frozen fries. I wanted something quick as a salad, but not boring. “Quick,” however, does not mean that it should be bad for you or not taste good.

Karl’s Coleslaw with Pecans and Crystallized Ginger

Karl’s Coleslaw with Pecans and Crystallized Ginger

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Karl’s Oatmeal Scones

Adapted from Sarah on AllRecipes.com

This recipe started life as a blueberry scone but over the last year I have been experimenting and changing it depending on my mood and available ingredients.

Karl’s Oatmeal Scones

Karl’s Oatmeal Scones

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Jan’s Pecan Tarts

Adapted from a Nutmeg Nanny recipe

Jan was going to make a pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, but Myr wanted pecan pie. Jan found a recipe on line, but then pretty much ignored it in making these treats.

Jan wanted to make individual mini-pies, so she ordered pans on line.  They turned out to be much smaller and shallower than she had in mind, but she went with it.

MiniGingersnap Pies

Jan’s Pecan Tarts

She also wanted to use the crust she had created for her Jan’s Five-fold Ginger Pumpkin Pie, but she felt that it was too course for the tiny tart pans. After crushing the gingersnaps with a rolling pin as before, she then ground the course crumbs through a large sieve with the end of the rolling pin to make a fine-sifted ginger cookie meal.

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