Texas Peanut Patties

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I’ve been re-living a cringe moment in my head the last few days.  I don’t know what brings these old memories back to the surface, but when it happens, it takes days to shake it off. When I was in college, I taught yoga classes.  The yoga classes were part of a general fitness program on campus that students could attend at the gym.  Every

Tin Roof Cheesecake


It seems that certain nuts are getting all the attention these days:  walnuts and almonds, I’m lookin’ at you.  Even pistachios have their own commercials with famous people and cartoon characters!  Don’t get me wrong, I love all nuts.  There are great walnut, almond and pistachio growers in my county and I buy local nuts frequently.  However, we did not grow up with such fancy

Peanut Butter Pie


I’m very particular about my peanut butter pie.  True peanut butter pie does not have cream cheese in it—that would make it a cheesecake.  Peanut butter cheesecake is delicious, but that’s a whole other recipe we’ll get to on another day.  You may be tempted to drizzle this pie with chocolate or make it with a chocolate graham cracker crust.  And to that I say