NATIONAL PECAN DAY!
Today is National Pecan Day, a food holiday celebrated each year on April 14!
The pecan is a species of hickory. In the United States pecans are native to Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
“Pecan” is from an Algonquian word, meaning a nut requiring a stone to crack”
Enjoy a slice of Pecan Pie today!