The Best Way To Store Your Natchitoches Pecans

The Best Way To Store Your Natchitoches PecansSince they have a long shelf life, people often assume that pecans are non-perishables. However, if stored incorrectly, because of their high fat content, your pecans can lose their flavor, aroma, and some cases, even become bitter or rancid. They can also lose their signature crunchy and become soft and chewy. Here is everything you need to know about storing your delicious Natchitoches pecans so that their incredible flavor stays intact. Continue reading

Five Pecan Salad Recipes To Try This Spring

Five Pecan Salad Recipes To Try This SpringSpring is finally here and with it comes warmer weather and fresh garden greens. For a light meal to beat the heat, there is nothing better than a salad. However, having just a plain salad can leave you feeling unsatisfied, so to add a little heartiness without the heaviness, consider making a delicious salad with pecans. Here are some of our favorite salads that use pecans you should try this spring. Continue reading

Delicious Ways To Use Pecan Meal

healthy pecan mealPecan meal, also called “pecan flour,” is starting to gain popularity as a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour. Pecan meal can be used in a number of different ways and is a great staple to have in your pantry. Even if you are not gluten-free, pecan meal is a wonderful way to impart the rich, nutty hickory flavor to your favorite recipes. Here are some easy and delicious ways to use pecan meal. Continue reading

Four Decadent Recipes Using Pecan Oil

Four Decadent Recipes Using Pecan OilYou may have seen pecan oil while perusing the specialty items at Natchitoches Pecans and wondered what it is and how to use it. Pecan oil is a delicious alternative to other rich oils like olive or almond oil. It is an incredibly healthy oil because it contains high levels of monounsaturated fats which may help reduce the bad cholesterol that leads to heart disease. Pecan oil also has a very high smoke point at 470°, so it is perfect for all cooking applications including deep frying. The flavor of pecan oil is unparalleled, it imparts a clean, nutty, hickory flavor to any food. If you are curious about our pecan oil, here are some great recipes to try: Continue reading