Five Perfect Pecan Preserves

Five Perfect Pecan PreservesCanning is one of our favorite hobbies. It’s a great way to preserve all the delicious flavors of your summer harvest, stock your shelves with healthy, nutritious foods, and make some beautiful handmade gifts your friends, family, and neighbors will cherish. Pecans can be a great addition to your canning. They preserve well and there are tons of really delicious pecan canning recipes. Here are some of our favorites: 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

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

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

Four Reasons You’ll Love Pecans For Brunch

brunch pecanBrunch is a favorite meal for so many reasons. It takes the best of breakfast and the best of lunch and makes a long, perfect meal to enjoy with your friends and family. If you are planning on hosting a brunch or are looking to bring a dish to a friend’s brunch, you may be wondering what to make. We’ve collected some amazing brunch recipes that will give everyone reason to love pecans for brunch. Continue reading

Five Pecan Pie Recipes To Go Nuts For!

Five Pecan Pie Recipes To Go Nuts For!Is there anything more delicious than a homemade pecan pie? This classic dish defines Southern cuisine and delights people across the country. Served with a little whipped cream, ice cream, or for the adults, bourbon sauce, is the perfect way to end any meal. We’ve collected some of our favorite pecan pie recipes, so you can go nuts for this Southern classic. Continue reading

The Best Valentine’s Pecan Recipes For Your Special Someone

The Best Valentine’s Pecan Recipes For Your Special SomeoneOne of the best ways to show your love for the special someone in your life is with a homemade treat. The time and care put into making something special from scratch shows so much love and appreciation. Plus, when you make something from scratch, you can ensure that your significant others really receives something they love. In order to help you figure out what delicious goodie to make your love this Valentine’s Day, we’ve collected some of our favorite romantic pecan recipes. Continue reading