In the Pecan Orchard: January 2017

In the Pecan Orchard: January 2017

By Andy Sherrod, Orchard Manager "So what do you do in the off season?" I hear this question a lot and I don’t have a simple answer. You see, in order to do something during an off season, one must first HAVE an off season. Actually, I don’t blame people...

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In the Pecan Orchard: December 2016

By Andy Sherrod, Orchard Manager I’m sure you’ve had the feeling of satisfaction that comes from completing a laborious task then standing back, as it were, to enjoy the results. Perhaps you've experienced that feeling after surveying a freshly tilled and newly planted garden in the spring; a room in your home...

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20 Ideas for Making Your Thanksgiving Extra Special This Year

20 Ideas for Making Your Thanksgiving Extra Special This Year

The best parts about Thanksgiving are the traditions you build with your family over the years. We recently asked several friends of the farm what traditions and tips they use to make their Thanksgiving special every year. The responses we received were heartwarming (and admittedly made us pretty hungry). We've...

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Recipe: Cranberry Pecan Sweet Potato Salad

Recipe: Cranberry Pecan Sweet Potato Salad

Looking for new ideas for Thanksgiving dinner? Try this amazing (and nutritious!) creation made with roasted sweet potatoes, spinach, cranberries, pecans, and a homemade balsamic vinaigrette. Our Cranberry Crunch roasted and flavored pecans would be perfect in this dish, but you can also start with fresh Royalty Pecan halves and...

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