Getting Nuts About Pecan Month | KCET
Getting Nuts About Pecan Month
At first, it may seem a bit like overkill forgoing the traditional route of giving a specific food one 24-hour period of devotion and instead allowing a full 30 days to bask in the glory of something as simple as a nut. But the pecan is no simple nut. Native to south-central Native America, the word "pecan" is from an Algonquin word meaning "a nut requiring a stone to crack." However, once you bit into the savory morsel, either on its own or on top of any number of delicious desert treats, you realize instantly that it was worth the extra effort. So here's to the pecan, a nut that deserves an entire month's worth of focused praise, indeed.
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