How Natural Pecans are Harvested – Part 1

Pecans are ready to harvest when they begin to drop from the trees, usually around the time when the tree begins losing its leaves for the winter. Mature pecans have green husks which have turned brow...

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A Year in the Life of an Estate Grown Pecan Farm–Part 3 – December

This is the third installment of our blog series a Year in the Life of an Estate-Grown Pecan Farm. This series provides you behind the scenes look at Stahmanns Pecans, one of the largest New Mexican p...

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A Year on an Estate Grown Pecan Farm–Part 2 – November

This is the second installment of our blog series a Year in the Life of an Estate-Grown Pecan Farm. This series provides you with an inside look at what goes on behind the scenes at Stahmanns Pecans, ...

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A Year in the Life of an Estate Grown Pecan Farm–Part 1 – October

This is the first installment of our blog series a Year in the Life of an Estate-Grown Pecan Farm. This series provides you with an inside look at what goes on behind the scenes at Stahmanns Pecans, o...

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Which is Better for You Raw or Roasted Pecans?

Roasting mammoth pecans provides some benefits. While some studies indicate that raw pecans have fewer calories and have more nutrients packed into them, in general roasting them does not do any real ...

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Health Benefit of Pecans – Flavonoids – Part 2

Last month we covered these three flavonoid health benefits of pecans: Cardiovascular Disease Brain Disorders – Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Fights Bacterial Infection Here are thre...

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Healthy Pecan Recipes for Summer

Summertime is here and get-togethers with family and friends means food. Keep yourself healthy by checking out some of these sites for healthy pecan recipes so that you can take advantage of the healt...

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Health Benefit of Pecans – Flavonoids – Part 1

What creates the health benefit of pecans? One major component of what makes them so healthy is flavonoids. Flavonoids are a type of anti-oxidant found in many fruits and vegetables, and according to ...

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More Vintage Pecan Recipes for Candy

Continuing our series of vintage pecan recipes, here are three pecan candies to make from Mary M.‏ Wright’s 1915 book Candy-Making at Home. Mexican Penuche Ingredients: 2 cups brown sugar ...

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Lowering Cholesterol – A Major Health Benefit of Pecans

Several studies have shown that pecans have the ability to lower total cholesterol levels by at least 5% and LDL cholesterol by up to 10%. So how does this happen? Pecans are Naturally Cholesterol-Fr...

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Vintage Pecan Recipes for Candy

This month, we continue our series of old-fashioned pecan recipes with three more types of candy using shelled pecans. All recipes are from Candy-Making at Home, written by Mary M.‏ Wright in 1915. ...

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Why Use Pecan Flour?

Pecan flour is easy to make for a variety of pecan recipes, but why should you bother in the first place? Pecan flour has several benefits that make it a worthwhile addition to your pantry. Healthy...

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