Tag Archive: Pecans

Friday Funny: Gathering Pecans in the Cemetery

On the outskirts of a small Panhandle town, there was a big, old pecan tree just inside the cemetery fence. One day, two boys filled up a bucketful of nuts and sat down by the tree, out  of sight, and began dividing the nuts.  “One for you, one for me, one for you, one for …

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Pecans – A Southern Tradition

As I made a visit back to my hometown in North Alabama I was reminded of the subtle changes from fall into winter, which are not always apparent to me living in Tallahassee: the vibrant palette of leaves as they make their permanent descent until spring, the litter of spent cotton along each highway and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/11/pecans-a-southern-tradition/