Christmas Corner

Christmas is for children. But it is for grown-ups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide-bound hearts.
- Lenora Mattingly Weber



Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
- Hamilton Wright Mabi



Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home.
- Carol Nelson



Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.
- Janice Maeditere



Classic Pecan Pie Recipe

Ingredients:
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup sugar
1 cup Karo light or dark syrup
2 Tbls. butter, melted
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/4 cups pecan halves
1 (9 inch) frozen deep dish pie shell

Directions:

Step 1:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Preheat cookie sheet as well.

Step 2:
In large bowl, stir first 5 ingredients until well blended.

Step 3:
Place pecan halves in bottom of frozen pie shell.

Step 4:
Pour pie filling over pecans.

Step 5:
Place pie crust on cookie sheet and bake 50 - 55 minutes or until knife inserted halfway between center and edge comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.