pecan

The pecan (Carya illinoinensis) is a species of hickory native to northern Mexico and the southern United States in the region of the Mississippi River. The tree is cultivated for its seed in the southern United States, primarily in Georgia, and in Mexico which produces nearly half of the world total. The seed is an edible nut used as a snack and in various recipes, such as praline candy and pecan pie. The pecan, in various aspects, is included in state symbols of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Oklahoma and Texas.

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  1. Ambrose

    Recipe Baklava

    This recipe is based off chef John's recipe for baklava Chef John's Baklava But I altered a few ingredients, ratios, and steps. I also used his recipe for homemade phyllo dough in this recipe. This recipe make crispy baklava that is only moderately sweet. The macadamia nuts are not strictly...
  2. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Brussels Sprouts with Pecans & Honey

    I love Brussels Sprouts, and they go well with all sorts of nuts - chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts, etc. However, on this occasion I had some chopped pecans available, so that´s what I used. Ingredients 200 gms Brussels Sprouts, outer leaves removed 50 - 70 gms pecans, either whole or broken up...
  3. ElizabethB

    Recipe Goat's Cheese and Toasted Pecan Roasted Cornish Hen

    We love Cornish Hens. I buy large hens 1 to 1.5 lbs. Enough for two. I frequently loosen the skin from the meat and stuff with cheese or a savory paste. I was inspired to include Toasted Pecans to the under skin stuffing and the savories roasted in the pan with the bird. INGREDIENTS 1...
  4. caseydog

    Recipe Maple Pecan Cronuts

    Maple Pecan Cronuts Ingredients Puff Pastry (homemade or store bought) 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup 1/2 Cup Dark Brown Sugar 4 TBSP Butter 1/2 Cup chopped pecans (or as much as you need for your quantity) Intructions Roll your puff patry thick. If using store bought, fold twice for triple...
  5. kaneohegirlinaz

    Recipe K~Girl's Turtle Cheesecake

    We've all made a New York Style Cheesecake before, this time around I went with my girl Martha. Once fully chilled continue. 1st layer - Ganache: 4 oz. Dark Chocolate 4 oz. Heavy Cream I broke up a gorgeous bar of Dark Chocolate into a bowl and pored in the Heavy Cream that I heated in the...
  6. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Salted Caramel, Pecan and Chocolate Pie

    This pie is utterly decadent and extremely rich, so a little goes a long way. Ingredients: 16 Marie biscuits, Rich Tea biscuits or Digestive biscuits 60 gms grated coconut 75 gms unsalted butter, melted 185 gms chocolate chips 450 gms pecans, lightly toasted 200 gms sugar 2 tbsps golden syrup...
  7. Hemulen

    Recipe Turkey Salad

    Turkey Salad Serves 4 | Cooking time 30 min Ingredients / Curry Mayo ✧ 2 medium-sized onions ✧ 1 bell pepper/capsicum ✧ 1 tablespoon evoo ✧ a small touch of salt & black pepper ✧ 150 ml/0.63 cups sunflower oil (or canola/rapeseed oil) ✧ 1 (organic) egg ✧ zest of 2 lemons ✧ 1 teaspoon lemon...
  8. TastyReuben

    Recipe Honey-Glazed Snack Mix

    HONEY-GLAZED SNACK MIX Makes about 12 cups Ingredients 8 cups Crispix 3 cups miniature pretzels 2 cups pecan halves 2/3 cup butter, cubed 1/2 cup honey Directions In a large bowl, combine the cereal, pretzels and pecans; set aside. In a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in honey until well...
  9. The Late Night Gourmet

    Recipe Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Satay Sauce

    Ingredients 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled 1 can coconut milk, shaken to combine contents 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 cup pecans 2 tablespoons tamarind paste 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup water 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1...
  10. flyinglentris

    Recipe Chocolate Strawberry Pecan Nut Rolls

    Chocolate Strawberry Pecan Nut Rolls: Ingredients: 1) Unbleached flour - 3 cups 2) Active dry yeast - 3/4 Oz. 3) Half n half, divided - 1/4 cup for dough, 1/8 cup for icing 4) Brown sugar, divided - 1/4 cup for dough, 2 tblspns for filling 5) Eggs, divided - 2 for the dough and 1 for the...
  11. ElizabethB

    Recipe Buttermilk Pecan Pie

    A couple of years ago I went on a Girl's Trip with my mother and two sisters. We drove to Arkansas staying off of the interstate, stopping at flea markets, junk shops and garage sales. We had no itinerary other than a lunch tour of P. Allen Smith's Moss Mountain Farm. Smith has 3 different...
  12. C

    Recipe Apple-Pecan Upside-Down Pie

    Let's get real here. We need more sweet recipes. Who are we kidding? lol And what could be more sweeter than a take on my favorite pie, pecan. Apple-Pecan Upside-Down Pie Crust: 3 cups all purpose flour, sifted 1 tsp. salt 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter 6 TB. (about) cold water Topping: 3/4...
  13. C

    Recipe Fig & Chocolate Pecan Crostata

    Here is a recipe for fellow "procrastinators" lol Fig & Chocolate Pecan Crostata 1 refrigerated piecrust from a box (not in a dish) 1 large egg 1 jar (13 oz.) fig jam 4 TB. plus 1 tsp. sugar 2 TB. bourbon 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. orange zest 1 1/2 cups pecan halves 1/2 cup bittersweet...
  14. C

    Recipe Sweet Potato Casserole

    Sweet Potato Casserole 1 can (2 lbs. 8 oz.) cut sweet potatoes, drained 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2 pecan halves 1/4 cup sliced dried apricots 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 TB. butter, melted 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1/4 tsp. salt...
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