Giveaway: Pecans

I’ve been so busy, I haven’t done a giveaway in a long time. It’s time to fix that.

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This giveaway is for 2 pounds of in-shell pecans! These pecans are grown here on the Ranch. They are, dare I say it ……  organically grown. That is, they aren’t certified, but we don’t use any sprays on them. My Mom uses chicken poo (free range!) to fertilizer them and that is it. Interesting fact about pecans is that they are an alternate bearing crop, which means they have a “heavy” crop every other year. That heavy crop tends to deplete the next year’s crop, which is why you have that pattern.

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Once de-shelled these nuts are perfect for pies, candy, cookies, or just plain snacking. If you need any tips or pointers on how to de-shell, dry or need recipes, let me know! I will pick my winner using random.org next Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011. Just leave a comment below to enter. Good luck!

13 Comments

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13 Responses to Giveaway: Pecans

  1. I am so glad you posted these! I cook with pecans all the time (I live in the South) and I had no idea what they looked this cool in the shell.

  2. robynski

    Oh gitl you know how to get me to enter a contest! Random number generators never pick number one or two, so I’m out, but hey, love those pecans!

  3. Oh! Pick me!!! I’m making spiced almonds (from my tree) for Christmas and would love to add another local nut…. perhaps candied? Pralines? MMmmmm. sounds yummy!

  4. Robyn Isbell

    Pick me pick me! I LOVE pecans…I use them in everything and want to try making pralines!

  5. Michelle Ribaric

    Oh I LOVE pecans – I’m doing a lot of roasted pecans for gifts this year – pick me, me, me!!!!!!! 🙂

  6. Oh how cool! Nothing beats farm grown, I love pecans.

  7. Todd Eggerling

    Is a pecan crop like our apple tree, big crop than very few? Cool that your farm/ranch is so diversified and does so many things. Makes me and our farm look bland. Keep writing.

  8. oo, I love nuts. Please enter me. Thanks! 🙂

  9. Donna Foster

    Thank you Megan! I love pecans!

  10. Erin Hess

    Yay, pecans!!! Did you know oak trees also have an alternating cycle? But it isn’t every other year like pecans… hehe

  11. Congrats Todd! You are this week’s winner! Thanks for entering everyone!

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