Summer Fest: Sweet Peach Ancho Chile Sauce

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Peaches Peaches Peaches Peaches are the spotlight for this edition of Summer Fest  and I couldn’t be happier to share with you my Sweet Peach Ancho Sauce.   Peaches simply make life sweeter.  Sliced, diced, juiced or stewed peaches is one of many wonderful gifts summer graciously shares with us. Over the holiday weekend I tinkered in my kitchen putting the finishing touches… 

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Pecan Sandies

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    Pecan Sandies are my favorite cookies, well I am not known to ever turn down any cookie, but these do hold special meaning.  In high school I cannot even recall how my ritual came  to be, but before very tennis match I happily munched on a package of pecan sandies while washing them down with a Hawaiian punch.  Did… 

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Fresh Apple Cake

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    One of the many perks of living temporarily here in Edinburg, Texas is that my grandma lives only 40 minutes away in Brownsville, Texas.  I try to visit her once a week, given the opportunity as I feel this is a great way for my girls’ to connect with their great grandma.  Visiting her instantly takes me back to… 

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Sweet Life Presents Texas Talent – Tony Anderson from What-A-Melon in Edinburg, Texas – Watermelon with Roasted Peach Pepper Vinaigrette


Happy Monday to all and welcome to my second installment of Texas Talent, where I showcase talented Texans who live, love and work in the Texas food industry. Today I have the honor of interviewing Tony Anderson from What-A-Melon located locally here in Edinburg, Texas.  I knew the instant I tasted Tony’s wonderfully sweet watermelons, that I had to chat… 

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Texas Pecan French Toast

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                                                                                           The second recipe featured on Chow and Chatter by Sweet Life. I thank everyone for stopping by Rebecca’s blog and leaving lovely comments.    Need something sweet to start your day off in the right track? Well let’s add together two of my favorite Texas flavors and see what we come up with. Take… 

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