November has been named National Georgia Pecan Month and we’re ready to celebrate!
Each day this month, pecan related content will be shared on our social media platforms and gathered here.
Let’s get this month started!
November 1: The history of Pecans, from the National Pecan Shellers Association.
November 2: Does the “fall back” time change lower your energy level? Check out these Pecan Pie energy bites. Pumpkin, dates, pecans… you’ll be back up and running in no time!
November 3: Ever wondered how pecans are harvested? Well wonder no more! Click HERE for video.
November 5: A great interview on Middle Georgia’s 13WMAZ with Duke Lane III from Lane Southern Orchards talking about the Pecan crop for 2014. See and read the interview HERE.
November 6: Pecans aren’t just for making tasty pies, they can also help improve your heart health. Read more HERE.
November 12: Are you thinking about Thanksgiving dinner? Maybe holiday gifts for friends, family, or coworkers? We have a great list of suppliers that can help fill all your pecan needs. Click HERE to see more.
November 13: Are you a runner or high endurance athlete? Or really just someone who exercises? You should be sprinting towards #Pecans!
November 14: Brrr? Staying in today? Cruise over to our recipes to get some #Pecan inspiration.
November 15: Since it’s game day again, we’ve gotta ask. How are YOU adding #pecans into your tailgating plans?
November 17: The road to harvest this year has been a long, expensive one. Here’s a great interview with farmer Brad Ellis from Ellis Bros. Pecans.
November 18: Getting the nutmeat from the pecan is easier than you think and requires no special tools (unless you just need something fancy).
November 20: Pecans have SO many health benefits that they often are referred to as “nutrition in a nutshell.” See just how nutritious they are HERE.
November 22: Are you in charge of preparing dessert for Thanksgiving? Here’s the Classic Georgia Pecan Pie recipe, just in time!
November 23: Not feeling classic? Here’s a twist on the Pecan Pie (in parfait form) for your Thanksgiving feast. Recipe HERE.
November 24: Georgia leads the nation in pecan production, averaging 88 million lbs each year. That’s enough to make 176 million pecan pies.
November 25: Your mind’s on Pecan Pie this week. Did you know every pecan pie uses 1/2 – 3/4 lbs of pecans? (about 78 pieces)
November 26: Growing up, we always had Hummingbird cake made from this Southern Living? recipe.
November 27: On this day, we give thanks for many things including you, our friends. Happy Thanksgiving!
November 28: Did you know? Large pecan plants have cracking machines with a capacity of 150,000 lbs a day & 30 million lbs a season.
November 29: Did you know? One irrigated, managed acre of trees will produce about 1,000 pounds of pecans.
November 30: As #GeorgiaPecanMonth comes to a close we invite you to re-read all the info we’ve shared this month about America’s Nut.