Sen. Mary Landrieu lives just a few blocks from the office and serves New Orleans food with pecan pie for dessert.
But a variety of desserts are a must so I include pecan Pie.
The chocolate mousse nearly finished, Hitz starts up on dessert item No. 2: pecan shortbread cookies.
1712, paccan "the pecan tree," or a related hickory, from French pacane, from an Algonquian word meaning "nut" (cf. Cree pakan "hard-shelled nut," Ojibwa bagaan, Abenaki pagann, Fox /paka:ni/).