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Texas Pecan Pie – World’s Best | Paris, France

pecan, maple syrup, eggs, sugar, pastry

Go to Recipe Go to Video Today, the pecan is a luxury but long ago – VERY long ago, more than 8,000 years – indigenous people in what is now the swath of land from Illinois through the southern United States and into the river valleys of Mexico took much of their nutrition from this …

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Rhubarb, The barbaric fruit (or is it a vegetable)

Go to Recipe Go to Video Barbarian root.  Grrr.  That sounds so evil, mean, unhealthy. Yet it is the English translation of the Latin name for rhubarb, reuburbarum, most likely derived from its extreme acidity and the vivid color of its stems.  It is a huge misnomer because, truly, for a barbarian the rhubarb is …

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