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Apple Pear Cranberry Pie

By | November 20th, 2016|Categories: WayneBites|

I have a collection of favorite holiday desserts.  But I thought I'd experiment with a new one this year.  I've take Granny Smith Apples, Anjou Pears, Cranberries and the juice and zest of a Naval [...]

Texas Bourbon Pecan Pie

By | October 18th, 2016|Categories: WayneBites|

My parents have two large pecan trees in their backyard, so pecan pie has always been an easy favorite of mine to make. But, recently, my friend and syrup maker extraordinaire, Tim Burton, of Burton's [...]

Jamaican Rum Maple Syrup Frozen Custard

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: WayneBites|Tags: , , , , , , |

A good friend of mine, Tim Burton, is a syrup maker. His pure maple syrup is really tasty. But, recently he has been creating infused versions that are flavored in distillery barrels. I tasted his [...]

Mom’s Apple Pie

By | September 19th, 2016|Categories: WayneBites|Tags: , , , |

This recipe is pretty basic. But, it uses my mom's special crust, which combines butter and cream cheese. Also, you can really go crazy with decorating the crust by taking leftover dough and cutting out [...]

Bacon Bomb Meatballs

By | April 5th, 2016|Categories: WayneBites|

My brother recently sent me a photo of these bacon wrapped meatballs that were inside an onion skin.  They looked great but my sister-in-law thought that the onion flavor was a bit strong.  So, I [...]

Irish Stew

By | March 16th, 2016|Categories: WayneBites|

My Chicago friends, Donncha and Cathy Carroll gave me this recipe years ago.  I'm constantly modifying it a bit, but the basic flavors are from the original recipe. Irish Stew Courtesy of Donncha and Cathy [...]