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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Pecans: The New Specialty Food

Specialty Foods: What is all this excitement, starting at the commencement of the new millennium and growing more and more popular in the food industry? Such vocabulary never heard before is now g...

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Pecans are a Superfood

Nuts are a vital part of any diet. They contain many nutrients that are great for your brain, including unsaturated fats. These unsaturated fats are valuable for your body and your brain, but some...

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Four Delicious Pecan Inspired Recipes

Pecans for specialty foods are a popular choice because they're a well liked and versatile nut used in many recipes to add flavor, texture and color. Pecan desserts are popular holiday staples and...

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Pecan Season Is Now!

Parking was hard to come by as the first New Mexico Pecan Festival got under way Saturday in Mesilla. Fortunately for all in attendance, the forecast rain was a no-show, and the large crowd took a...

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USDA Finally Approves a Federal Marketing Order for the Pecan Industry

For years now, many pecan farmers have been asking the USDA to approve a federal marketing order (FMO) for the industry. The FMO would allow the farmers in favor of the surcharge to collect mandat...

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How Do Pecan Trees Pollinate?

Flowering is a necessary part of pecan tree pollination because of its impact on the overall production of pecans. In order to produce a larger amount of high-quality pecans for harvest it is nece...

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Pecans, A Deliciously Fast-Growing Industry

Pecans are a delightful and healthful treat for any time of the day or night. Within the past 100 years, the production and public acceptance of pecans has doubled here in the United States. I...

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Add Pecans to Your Diet for a Healthier You

Did you know that pecans are one of the most edible tree nuts? This delicious tree nut has been a well-known source of good health for the American aborigines for centuries. Pecans are loaded with vit...

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