What is Pecan?

The pecan is the edible seed of a drupe which is used as a nut and native to North America. It is common in several candies, cookies, and cakes and other items in cuisine from the American South. Pecans are related to hickory nuts, and cultivated chiefly in the United States in the states of Georgia and Texas, though they are found throughout...

Pecan Shopping Tips

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Pecan Cooking How-Tos

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.

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