Spruce Up Dishes By Using Pecan Meal In These Ways

Spruce Up Dishes By Using Pecan Meal In These WaysWhat in the world is pecan meal? During the chopping and processing procedures, flakes and crumbs from pecans become left behind. These small pieces are ideal for adding to baking recipes, but they have additional uses too, and not all consumers are aware of them. Rather than just incorporating the meal into traditional dishes, think outside of the box, and the possibilities of what you can create are endless. Continue reading

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