DID YOU KNOW?
It takes between 180 and 210 days to mature a pecan nut. Overall, the nut size is determined in the first half of the season, while the kernel develops in the latter half.
RECIPES WITH Pecans
Nut & Dried Fruit Origins
NUTS & DriEDFRUIT QUIZ
Native to the Mississippi river basin, which is the only major tree nut growing naturally in North America?
Correct answer: a) Pecan tree is the only major nut tree that grows naturally in North America. According to archeological findings near Del Rio, Texas, pecans have a history dating back 5,000 years, long before the arrival of European to the New World.
Coming from the same botanical family as walnuts is which fruit?
Correct answer: b) The pecan tree (Carya illinoinensis) is a large (45-55 meters) deciduous tree of temperate to sub-tropical regions that belongs to the family Juglandaceae, which also includes the walnut trees.
Which famous US president used to carry pecans in his pockets?
Correct answer: c) George Washington frequently carried pecans in his pockets.
Quinoa Pancakes with Pecans
Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distictio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placear facere
Have you ever heard the expression you are what you eat? Well, in some sense, it’s true. Nutrients from the foods we eat provide the foundation of function and wholeness of all the cells in our body, which is why it is important that we try to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle.