Nuts have been an important part of our diet, due to its taste and fibrous nature. Pecan nuts are one of them which are sheltered under a hard shell. It is grown in America near rivers and lakes on the trees. These trees grow high and spread widely. Just like many nuts, this can also be eaten raw and can be used in many ways in breakfast, main course, snacks and dessert.
Since they contain monounsaturated fat, they are good for health and heart disease. It is rich in vitamins that help in hair growth and revitalizes skin. Apart from that, due to its fibrous nature it is excellent for digestion and helps curbing constipation. The buttery flavor of pecan is when blended with sugar, gives a lovely recipe. Not only children, but adults too are fan of sugared pecans. One of its kinds is called pecan praline.
Pralines are best treat for friends and family during any occasion. If you have all the ingredients required then you can prepare them not only for dessert, but also as a gift and nothing is as good as homemade gift. However, you’ll have to be very attentive while making them as they can get sticky if not mixed properly in proper quantity. Chocolate and rum is most common among them with pecan. Proper ingredients and good equipment is the source of good candied praline.
Well we are forgetting the most important ingredient and that is pecan which also needs to be of good quality to get that flavor in it. Here are few tips that can help you find the finest pecan in this world –
- You can search for pecan in your nearest supermarket. If you stay far away from northern side of America then you need to be very attentive when it is about quality.
- Some stores reduce price, but also deteriorate its quality. That is why it is good to buy from sellers who deal with only pecans and its related dishes.
- You can also buy it from the company who is committed to pecans. A company that looks after all confections will not pay attention to the best quality.
- Another best way to find the best quality pecan is by tasting them at store if the seller gives you permission to do so. I’m not asking you to break the seal, but retailers display certain items on shelf for tasting which you can do so.
Pecans are not only good in taste, but are also good for health. Pecans have been in the market for years and because of its excess growth in North America its production is seen all over the States.