As much of a sweet tooth as I have, I’m not always a fan of pecan pie. I feel the same way about it as I do meatloaf: Sure I’ve had it, but except for Mom’s, never the same way twice. The folks at Sugaree’s Bakery in New Albany, Mississippi, though, know their way around a dessert, and I’m pretty sure theirs is the best pecan pie I’ve ever had. Butter, lard and pounds of pecans in one epic pie
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