Stove-Top Candied Pecans

When brown sugar and pecans hit a hot pan, I am immediately taken back to my days as a young, ambitious college student. The second half of my freshmen year at Grand Valley State was

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Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

As Labor Day weekend fast approaches, I realized recently my time spent in front of the grill was nearly non-existent this summer. Where did the time go? It was doing other things besides grilling, I

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Refrigerator Dill Pickles

My grandmother is a master of pickle preparation. Many of my fondest memories, in fact, are directly linked to her annual pickling production. In the spring, an army of grandchildren would descend on grandmother’s rural

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Hoisin Chicken Wings

These hoisin chicken wings make a great appetizer with friends or a main dish worthy of curling up on the couch with your favorite movie. I chose the latter when I decided to bake up

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