Pecan Pie and the Hunters

Pecan Pie and the Hunters

Three little letters. P-I-E.  But they can

strike fear.  There is the prospect

of shrinking crusts (!), tough pastry (!), and gummy dough (!) for one. 

Add a pinch of “meeting the boyfriend’s family for the first time” and you have

yourself a down-home recipe for a thanksgiving disaster.

That is, if you don’t have the right recipe. 

And if the family doesn’t happen to be one hundred and ten percent

wonderful.  For me, both turned out to be quite lovely.  I was lucky enough to spend five days a

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