Show Your Grandparents How Much You Care On Special Occasions With These Pecan Gifts

Show Your Grandparents How Much You Care On Special Occasions With These Pecan GiftsMany holidays remain in this calendar year, but one celebratory occasion that often gets overlooked is Grandparents day. When people wait until the last possible minute to purchase gifts, grandma and grandpa are the unfortunate recipients of unthoughtful, unuseful presents. So, mark Sunday, September 9, 2018, on your calendar to ensure that you don’t forget the special occasion, and start hunting down the perfect offering today. If the individuals are pecan-lovers, give them one of our pecan gifts to satisfy their cravings. Continue reading

Finally, A Reputable Place To Buy Pecans Online

 Finally, A Reputable Place To Buy Pecans Online A shift in shopping has taken place over the years, which has led to more and more shoppers purchasing goods online. Of course, nobody can blame consumers. After all, who doesn’t enjoy buying things from the comforts of home? Plus, the items get delivered directly to a person’s mailbox or front door for added convenience. Unfortunately, there also seem to be scams lurking around every corner. Continue reading

Father’s Day Pecan Gifts Your Dad Will Love

 Father’s Day Pecan Gifts Your Dad Will Love - Natchitoches PecansFather’s Day is coming up fast and if you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for the father in your life, don’t worry. We know that shopping for Dad can be pretty tough. However, at Natchitoches, we have a variety of Father’s Day gifts any pop will love. Here are some of the gifts that we recommend to give you an idea of what to get your own Dad: Continue reading

What Are Pecan Shells Good For?

 What Are Pecan Shells Good For?When you buy a bag of in-shell or cracked pecans, you need to put in a little work to get to the nutritious pecan kernel inside. It’s a fun way to pass some time and space out your snacking, but what happens to the pecan shells once you’re done? What good are they once the edible parts are gone? As it turns out, pecan farms have found several uses for those shells, and there are a few ways you can use those shells yourself. Continue reading

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