How to Make Candied Pecans

Of all the candied nuts candied pecans are a favorite among many people. Homemade candied pecans are ideal for gifts, parties and even a simple, yummy treat to keep around the house for the family.

Learning how to make them is fun, and it is probably easier than you think. With these simple tips you can easily make these candied nuts yourself in a variety of fun flavors. One of the great things about them is their versatility. They are versatile because of the different spices you can use to make them and they are versatile because you can add them to so many other foods to add texture and flavor. If you want to experiment with your own recipes, there are just a few general principles to follow. Continue reading

How To Toast Pecans

Candied pecans are delicious but sometimes you don’t want that sweet flavor or the added calories, in these cases toasted pecans often work perfectly. Toasted pecans or other toasted nuts are wonderful on their own, but they can really enhance baked goods, salads, side dishes or main dishes. Learning how to toast pecans is easy and once you know how easy it is and how tasty these toasted treats are you may wonder why you didn’t start doing it sooner.

There are a few different ways to toast pecans. You can toast them in the oven, on the stove or even in the microwave. The different methods have their advantages so you can choose what fits your needs and your preferences. Continue reading