Uses and Benefits of Pecan Oil

You are probably accustomed to using shelled pecans and pecan pieces in all kinds of recipes. But pecans have another form you may be less familiar with: pecan oil. Pecan oil is a delicious and health...

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Unexpected Yet Delicious Uses for Pecans

Pecans star in many classic recipes, such as pecan sandies, pralines, and pecan pie. But these delicious nuts, given their nutritional value and versatility, can be used in a variety of new and unusua...

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Vintage Pecan Recipe

Pecans have been a longtime favorite in American cuisine. Check out these delicious pecan recipes from vintage cookbooks. Pecan Macaroons from Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Volume 4 Ing...

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4 Great Recipes for Pecan Tea Bread

Pecans are a tasty ingredient for tea bread. Check out just as few of the recipes discovered for this popular treat. Date Pecan Tea Bread Recipe from Taste of Home – “Packed with dates and...

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Federal Marketing Order Funding to Increase Demand for Pecans?

In May 2016, the U.S Department of Agriculture approved a Federal Marketing Order to fund a promotion campaign for pecans. This is similar to the funding and promotion already provided for other n...

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What’s the difference between Fancy and Choice Pecans?

Fancy and Choice are qualities that refer to mainly to the consistency of color of the pecan. According to the NPSA’s Voluntary Guidelines for Purchasing Inshell Pecans: Fancy shelled pecans ...

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The Wichita Pecan Tree – A Solid Pollinator

Stahmann Estates, one of the largest pecan farms in the world, has three major varieties of pecan trees that produce between eight and nine million pounds of bulk pecan nuts every year: Bradley, W...

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Advantages of the Bradley Pecan Tree—the Queen of Pecans

Stahmann Farms, one of the largest pecan growers in the world, has a 3,200 acre pecan farm that produces between eight and nine million pounds of bulk pecan nuts every year. Stahamann grows three mai...

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Versatile Pecans for Vegan and Gluten Free Recipes

Pecans are so versatile as an ingredient to anybody, whether they’re vegan, vegetarian, or gluten free. Because people have different lifestyles, pecans can also be used as a healthy snack optio...

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How Pecans Lower Cholesterol (And How to Add Them To Your Diet)

Many nut-lovers can enjoy a mid-day snack of pecans and lower their cholesterol levels. In a research study at New Mexico State University, the results show the LDL – low-density lipoprotein is ...

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Going Nuts over Kosher Pecans

While most people have heard the term "kosher" as applied to food, it is likely that most folks don't really understand the meaning of that word. It is commonly thought to apply to edibles that a ra...

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The Versatility of Pecans – Nuts As A Specialty Food

Nuts may not seem like they belong in the "specialty" foods category, but they do. When pecans are roasted by hand, it brings out flavor that otherwise remains hidden. Or, one can try combining di...

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