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Ingredients

16 ounces pecan halves
1/2 cup butter
2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Arrange pecan halves in an aluminum foil-lined 9x13-inch baking pan. Set aside. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; add sugar, vanilla and salt. Stir one minute, remove from the heat. Continue stirring until sugar dissolves, then pour over pecans, stirring to coat. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 to 35 minutes. Stir every 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and spread the pecans on wax paper to cool. Store in an air-tight container.

Deb Lamphier



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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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