Not All Pecans Are Equal

Not All Pecans Are EqualEveryone knows there are several types of apple. All you have to do is head to a grocery store and you’ll see half a rainbow of apple colors stacked next to each other. However, what you might not realize is that what’s true about apples is just as true about every other type of plant we cultivate. You can find dozens of pecan varieties out there, and the Natchitoches orchard features several tasty varieties we offer customers looking for some Louisiana pecans. Continue reading

Candied Pecans Make Excellent Gifts

Candied Pecans Make Excellent GiftsWith their smooth but slightly crunchy texture and a buttery flavor that goes well with sweet and savory dishes, it’s no wonder that candied pecans have been a popular dessert and snack for generations. All you need to make some yourself is a few basic ingredients, some time in the oven, and a blend of spices you can find online or create yourself to give your candied pecans the perfect kick. Continue reading

Pecans: A Truly American Nut

 Pecans: A Truly American NutVery few people know that the history of pecans is tied closely to the history of the founding of our country. Pecans are native to the United States and were found nowhere else in the world. They became an important food source for settlers and our founding fathers. Here is the story of how this unassuming nut helped shape our American history. Continue reading

Top Ways To Give Pecan Gifts This Year

Top Ways To Give Pecan Gifts This YearNo matter what the occasion may be, we all know at least a couple of people who are impossible to buy a gift for. Whether they have it all or claim that they want nothing, what do you do to put a smile on the face of these difficult gift recipients? One option that is worth thinking about is pecan gifts, and if you’re looking for a perfect way to give someone a gift they’ll love but never see coming, look no further. Continue reading

Top 4 Reasons To Buy Pecans

Top 4 Reasons To Buy PecansThere are plenty of snack foods that can transcend just being a snack and become something more. Believe it or not, pecans are a perfect example of this and deciding to buy pecans and use them in your kitchen will be something that is well worth doing.
If you’re not convinced or unsure of just what it is that pecans have to offer, take a closer look at a few of the big reasons to buy pecans. Continue reading

How Long Does It Take To Get A Pecan Nut?

How Long Does It Take To Get A Pecan Nut?When you buy pecans from us, you get a conveniently packaged grouping of nuts that you can immediately pop in your mouth and start enjoying. But what you can so easily pop in your mouth and eat is actually the cul-mination of a lot of effort, from planting a seed that turns into a tree, to nurturing that tree until it eventually yields fruit, from which the pecan nut comes. Continue reading