IN PRAISE OF PECANS traces the use of pecans in earlier times...spotlights the nut's adaptability and health aspects... and provides a wealth of ehalthy recipes-plus a few that are joyfully indulgent.
Along with poignant personal memories of picking out pecans as a child, June Jackson shares innumerable enlightening facts about pecans, giving us more than 100 ways to cook with the nutritious, versatile nut.
Whether savoring a freshly cracked pecan right off the tree or dining royally on pecan-encrusted mountain trout in an elegant restaurant, the discriminating consumer begins to understand how good this gift from nature is, in all its incarnations.
This richly enjoyable book celebrates pecans, giving them the long-overdue attention and praise they deserve.
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