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  • The Nutritional Value of Pecans

    “More pecans, please!”Pecan pies are a tasty Thanksgiving dessert, but did you know that pecans have health benefits? They have natural antioxidants and have been known to reduce bad cholesterol. Fresh, in-shell Georgia pecans are great for cracking and great for you heart!Pecans are the only tre...
  • How to Toast Pecans

    Toasted pecans are wonderful as a topping on desserts, pancakes or a warm bowl of oatmeal. Store them in an airtight container for snacking! Here are a few tips for toasting your pecans: Buy pecan halves or unshelled pecans. Fresh, whole pecans are best! Make sure to use cooking spray or a littl...
  • Pecan Nutritional Facts

    Succulent, rich tasting pecans are not only the perfect complement to almost any meal, but they are also very nutritious. Pecan nuts contain many health benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for wellbeing. They fit perfectly into the healthy lifestyle and ca...
  • How to Store Pecans

    Pecans are fresh, crunchy and delicious. These gourmet nuts are the perfect snack for any lifestyle. They are not only delectable and full of rich flavor, but they are also extremely advantageous to your health.  The benefits to eating pecans are boundless; in just one-ounce serving of pecans the...
  • History of the Pecan and Georgia Pecans

    For centuries, pecans have been one of the most popular edible dry fruits available. They are rich, decadent and particularly nutritious. While pecans are native to central and southern parts of the United States, they are now being cultivated all over the world. Rich History Pecans, although on...
  • How to Shell / Crack Pecans

    Pecans are available in many forms; you'll find them vacuum- packed in jars, sealed in plastic bags, or packed in cans. For the freshest and most flavorful pecans, choose whole ones in the shell. Whether you plan to eat them plain or roasted, or are going to use them in your favorite pie recipe, ...
  • Nut allergies: could I be allergic to pecans? How can I tell?

    Nut allergies are an increasingly rising problem, particularly in children. While nut allergies have been around for decades, the amount of children affected has increased in recent years. The major problem with nut allergies is that it can produce a different reaction every time- meaning the fir...