Don’t Do These Five Things When Grilling

The aroma of a barbeque pit in action brings to mind carefree cooking jam-packed with flavor. However, mouthwatering smells can easily turn into burnt dreams in a flash if you do these five things when grilling:

Three Anniversary Mistakes That Make You Look Like the Worst Spouse EVER

Anniversaries are thought to be a time of reminiscing and romance. But when you make one of these mistakes, whispering sweet nothings over a fancy dinner may turn into folded arms, staring out the window, and a long silent ride back to the homestead. “Babe, I thought it was tomorrow.” Set a reminder on your […]

How to Know When to Harvest Your Pecans

If you are interested in harvesting your pecans, late September through November is the time when pecans begin falling. Keep in mind if your pecan tree experienced insect infestation or went through a late freeze, the nut’s quality and amount of nuts falling to the ground might be adversely affected. For this reason, scouting which […]

Do You Make These 3 Mistakes When Cooking With Nuts?

Incorporating nuts in cooking adds dimensions of flavor and texture to whatever your taste buds are directing you to craft in the kitchen. Whether you are making a pecan-crusted salmon or a prosciutto salad with oven-toasted pine nuts, there is room for error when cooking with these shelled delights. Here are a few mistakes in […]

Why Pecan Oil Belongs in Your Kitchen

Many considerations take place when deciding which cooking oil to use for food preparation: saturated fat content, flavor potency, versatility, and overall delectability. If a cook is mindful of fat content, both “good” and “bad” fat, the observant epicurean will notice pecan oil has one-third less saturated fat than olive oil. When compared to butter, it has two-thirds less saturated fat. From a fat standpoint, pecan oil looks pretty skinny.

How to Make Healthy Snacks for Kids (Even If You Don’t Have Time)

When you’ve worked all day yourself, finding the time to prepare something delicious and nutritious can seem impossible. Never fear — there’s a world of options out there that are miles ahead of packaged cheesy crisps or preservative-laden cookies. Check out a few of these quick, easy ways to put a healthier spin on snacktime:

Four Shortcuts for Planning a Star-Spangled 4th of July in Record Time

The sun is shining, the ribs are marinating, the flags are fluttering, and, across the country, families are readying their backyards for the cookout of the year.Of course, with just a few short days to prepare, you may be wondering how to best pull off a 4th of July party that’s befitting for the big day. Never fear: a quick, easy (and most importantly, glamorous!) party to celebrate our nation’s founding is just a few steps away.

Martha Stewart’s Top 10 Tips for a Hosting a Dinner Party

Whether it’s a festive Easter brunch or a warm and cozy wintertime gathering, if you’re in charge of putting together a big dinner for the family, it’s important that you know how to make the holiday a success from start to finish. Who better to guide you through the intense process than the legendary Martha […]

The American History of the Pecan

The pecan is a delicious tasting nut that can be a wonderful accessory in a salad, as the body of a meltingly sweet pie, or munched right from the shell as a wholesome, filling snack. Most of us have snacked on pecans in our lifetime, but do you know the interesting history behind this great tasting nut? The fact is that the pecan has played a bigger role in American culture than you may even realize.

How to Grow Pecans in Your Backyard

We all love pecans here, and of course we’d prefer you buy our locally-grown Louisiana pecans, but another joy is seeing someone grow their own pecans, joining us in our craft. Today, we’re going to tell you how to grow your own pecan trees and enjoy the nuts of your own labor.

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