Why Louisiana Pecans Make A Perfect Gift

Why Louisiana Pecans Make A Perfect Gift We all have that certain someone who is impossible to buy a gift for. Whether they seem to have everything or we just aren’t sure about their interests, finding a great gift for some can be harder than it seems. Luckily, one solution is to buy Louisiana pecans and give them a gift that’s as delicious as it is unique. Continue reading

Recipes Using Pecans You May Be Overlooking

Recipes Using Pecans You May Be Overlooking When you think of pecans, what comes to mind? Sure, they’re great on their own, but plenty of us look at pecans as just being a good source for sweet treats like pecan pie or pecan pralines. But did you know that there are hundreds of different recipes out there you can use pecans in every day? In fact, these nuts are among the most versatile options available today. Continue reading

Top 3 Reasons To Buy Pecans Now

Top 3 Reasons To Buy Pecans Now Your kitchen is only as good as the food that you have in it and how you put that food to work for you and your family, and that’s a key reason that making the decision to buy pecans and use them regularly is one you won’t regret. We know that there are plenty of nuts out there and plenty of different snacking options, but if you’ll take a few moments to look at all that they can offer to you it will become clear that pecans are one thing every home should have plenty of. Continue reading

4 Things You Did Not Know About Pecans

4 Things You Did Not Know About Pecans Along with the variations in pronunciation, there are a lot of things people don’t know about the wondrous nut, the Pecan. First of all, pecans are in the nut family but the branch that requires them to be opened before eating, similar to walnuts. They also grow on trees in the Southern East and Central parts of the United States and Mexico. Those are the boring facts that you can find anywhere, we know there are more important, amazing things about pecans you are not aware of yet! Continue reading

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