Ham, Caramelized Onion, and Gruyere Quiche - The caramelized onions are so sweet and creamy; and they pair up so well with the smoky ham, nutty Gruyere, and the bright verdant flavors of fresh thyme. You have lots of protein represented here; and afterwards, you won't feel like you've had a big heavy meal.
Texas State Fair Pecan Pie - This extraordinarily rich and sweet dessert was the winner at the 1996 State Fair of Texas State pie competition, which Dean Fearing helped judge. "Out of 140 pies, this one was it," he says. "Her name was Bobby Lee; she never told me her last name."