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Chilled Spanish Pecan Soup

June 21st, 2017 by Diane Jackson

Recipe from Maximo Lopez May, Hyatt Hotels A few simple ingredients are transformed into a creamy, delicious, traditional chilled Spanish soup. It’s almost like drinking a pecan smoothie!   Ingredients: • 1 head garlic • 2 slices of day old sourdough bread, crust removed • 2 cups vegetable stock • 1 cup chopped pecan nuts […]

Peppy Pecans

April 11th, 2017 by Diane Jackson

Serves: 4 cups Ingredients 4 cups pecan halves 4 TBS unsalted butter 3 TBS Dark Brown Sugar 3 TBS Light Brown Sugar 1 tsp dried ground orange peel 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp cumin 2 tsp water Instructions In a dry skillet, toast the nuts for about 4 – 5 minutes […]

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Pecan Smoked Trout Spread

November 22nd, 2015 by Jennifer Stone

This pecan smoked trout spread was created by Chef Trent Page, Chef de Cuisine at Bon Appetit @ Google, You Tube Headquarters Cafeteria and can be added to top a crustini or any type of cracker.   Ingredients: 1  Trout, cleaned and scaled and filleted 1/4 Cup  Mascarpone 1 Tbsp.  Preserved Lemon (or Lemon Zest) 1 Tbsp.  Tarragon 1 Tbsp.  Shallots, minced […]

Toasted Pecan Rum Smoothie

November 14th, 2015 by Jennifer Stone

This Toasted Pecan Rum Smoothie is made from vanilla greek yogurt, bananas, toasted pecans, cinnamon, rum and almond milk and served with fresh nutmeg. Created by Chef Leif Benson, CEC, AAC, Chef Emeritus with Pro Chefs Oregon.   Ingredients: 1 cup Greek Yogurt, Vanilla 2 each Bananas 1/2 cup Almond or coconut milk 1/2 cup Toasted […]

Gumbo and Pecan Rouille (Butter)

November 12th, 2015 by Jennifer Stone

This delicious Gumbo and Pecan Rouille (Butter) is from Chef Efrem Cutler, Corporate Executive Chef and Director of Product Development for Bloomin Brands International Pecan Gumbo Recipe   Pecan Rouille (Pecan Butter) Yield:  Approximately 16 ounces   Ingredients: 4 Cups Pecan Pieces 1 & 1/2 Tbsp Sugar, Granulated 1 Tsp Salt, Kosher   Preparation:  Place pecans on […]