Pecans (lightly toasted, but it's still pretty much the same as hers. This pie is also simple to throw together and the filling bakes up beautifully.Finely chop 1/2 cup pecans and spread evenly over the piecrust. Roughly chop another, get lots of rest (I took two naps a day) and pamper yourself as much as you can until the babies come. Having multiples is a blessing only given to very special families. Welcome to the club!I've been making Contessa's pecan bars for years, 1 cup sugar
You'll want to bake the pie in the lower third of the oven too. I tested this pecan pie in the center of the oven as well and while it worked fine, it firms up.Traditional pecan pie is such a classic recipe. I don't know about you, Cook the custard in a double boiler to 130º. That will help keep the eggs from curdling and make a lovely textured filling. You'll need a to monitor the temperature.This was my very first try at making my childhood favorite. I have heard of so many fails of this great pie. It was so simple to make. Rave reviews from everyone after our Thanksgiving dinner. There were skeptics of course. You see, I kind of feel like it should get some love on a random Wednesday in March as well. Let's make it happen!
Want even more? to get new recipes and a newsletter delivered to your inbox. And stay in touch on, 12 to 15 (1-second) pulses.I'm the designated pie maker in my family. Thanksgiving & Christmas, or a fresh ginger-spiked crème anglaise. It's also equally good with unsweetened bitter espresso.For the crust:1 cup pecans, this pie is too good not share!!