Posted on November 2, 2018.
Whether you're preparing a simple meal for a few or a feast for many, we are certain that the Thanksgiving menu is at the top of your To Do list. Recently, we were discussing our Thanksgiving traditions during lunch and it got us to thinking..... how could we use pecans in more ways on our Thanksgiving tables? As you know, we LOVE pecans around here, and we try to use them as much as possible, so we were surprised to find that other than desserts, nuts (especially) pecans are an underused ingredient in most Thanksgiving eats.
We made the decision right then and there that Pearson Farm needed to change that fact. Quickly, this simple idea turned into a challenge for our Mail Order team. We shared family recipes and favorite dishes. We checked out cooking websites and shared special traditions. Our break room turned into a perpetual Thanksgiving test kitchen as we experimented with sweet potatoes, cornbread, and LOTS of green beans. Our goal was to create traditional, Thanksgiving-inspired dishes that contained our crunchy, buttery Pearson Farm pecans.
After 2 months, the menu is finally complete. Along with a few already found on our website, we have created a THANKSGIVING RECIPE Section that highlights 12 of these delicious, inspired, and in some cases, clever holiday recipes that will be savored by all your holiday guests. We have truly enjoyed every minute of searching, inventing, cooking and especially eating these dishes, but our favorite part of the whole experience was spending time together, sharing delicious food, making wonderful memories, and creating new ones to talk about for years to come. Our little challenge turned into an early Thanksgiving celebration at Pearson Farm. We invite you to try these wonderful dishes, and if you do, please make sure to send us a picture and leave us a comment here or on our Facebook page. We hope you and yours have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!
Posted on December 5, 2017.
All of a sudden, I looked at the date and it’s December.
I am not sure if you feel the same way, but this year seems to have flown by here at Pearson Farm. I can’t help but wonder how time goes by so fast. That may be the reason that so many of us use this season to reflect over the past year and start making new plans to move forward. This is the time of year when we like to recognize and show gratitude to those who have made a positive impact on us.
If our shipping department is any indication, there are many of you who are very well appreciated this year. We have been working hard preparing and shipping corporate gifts these past few weeks. It is too soon to tell for sure, but it looks like we may have set a record for the number of corporate gifts people are sending to their important clients, employees and colleagues this year.
No matter who you are recognizing this month, Pearson Farm wants to be a part of your Holiday Season. If it is pecans for baking you need or the perfect gift for family, customers or friends, Pearson Farm has got you covered……and the best news is there is still time to get your order in and shipped before Christmas!!
Merry Christmas from all of us at Pearson Farm.
Posted on November 15, 2017.
Now that we have officially kicked off the holiday season, it’s time to be thinking about all of the parties, family functions and gifts that we need to start planning for. When you show up to a friend or family member’s home, you obviously bring something. That is Thanksgiving. If you are the host of that party, that is Thanks-getting. No matter which side of the equation you are on, Pearson Farm has your back with lots of seasonal pecan favorites. If you like to make your own recipes, may we suggest our Baker’s Best Pecan Halves & Pieces. They are perfect for baking, and the best news is you can store leftover pecans in your freezer.
If your plans are more immediate, or as I like to say “me eaty,” we have a large assortment of Signature Flavored Pecans, chocolate covered pecans , as well as delicious baked goods from Mary’s Kitchen. You can get these in resealable gift bags, gift tins and beautiful gift stacks. These mouth-watering gourmet treats are sure to bring unforgettable flavor to every occasion. So, no matter if you are Thanksgiving or Thanks-getting delicious treats from Pearson Farm this holiday season, you can be satisfied knowing there are several pecan choices available to please nearly everyone.
From our Family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!!
Posted on June 14, 2016.
For those of you who have been anxiously awaiting peach season, you are in luck. Starting this week Pearson Farm starts shipping this year’s fresh and delicious peach crop Now you can finally order Fresh Georgia grown peaches from Pearson Farm and have them shipped right to your door. They say that money can’t buy happiness, but when you get a taste of our juicy peaches, you will think it’s the same thing.
Peaches have become a summer favorite a staple at BBQ’s and family events, delicious in salads, on pizzas or blended into creamy ice cream to stifle the summer heat. Make sure you’re using the best peaches available from Pearson Farm.
The Pearson family has been growing Peaches for over 130 years and knows a thing or two about quality. Pearson knows how to deliver the very best directly from our family’s farm to your table. Our Peaches are handpicked, packaged and shipped ensuring peak freshness, quality and flavor arrives within 48 hours. Culinary experts from all across the country consider Pearson Farm as their go-to preferred peaches. Now you can too. Peach shipping started June 13th meaning happiness can arrive fresh at your door as early as June 15th!
Posted on March 23, 2016.
Easter will be here before you know it so why not treat someone close with a tasty treat from Pearson Farm. We have several seasonal selections to choose from online. There is no denying the quality of Georgia pecans. Having been in the business of growing only the finest pecans for more than 100 years, you could say that we know a thing or two about how to grow them right. Our pecans, all grown on our farm in Fort Valley, Georgia, are ready to ship directly to you or someone you love. You can count on Pearson Farm to deliver on our promise of quality.
For your convenience, we have made our Georgia pecans available to you online. From salted, to roasted, to chocolate covered, we have something that will satisfy every palette.
Check us out at - http://www.pearsonfarm.com/georgia-pecans
We wish you and your family a Happy Easter from all of us at Pearson Farm.
Posted on January 26, 2016.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we thought it would be nice if you got something a little different for your sweetie this year. Treat them with a gift tin from Pearson Farm. And, yes there is still time to have this delivered to someone if you act soon. Here are a few suggestions to get your muse working.
If you want to follow a traditional path, check out our variety of Chocolate Covered Pecans. We smother our pecans in the finest pure milk chocolate. This unique flavor combination of pecans and creamy milk chocolate is a sure winner for anyone on your Valentine’s gift list. Our chocolates are packaged in special boxes perfect for gift giving-to yourself or someone else!
Still can’t decide? Why not consider our cookie Assortment. This comes packed with one dozen of our delectable cookies. (6) Pecan Snickerdoodle & (6) Pecan Oatmeal Cookies. #yum
And if you really want to go for it, you might want to try Mary's Ultimate Gift Stack. This is our largest selection. It’s perfect for office meetings or parties. This culinary extravaganza includes Pearson's Cinnamon Pecan Crumble Cake, Buttermilk Pecan Pie, a 2 Way Tin of Pecan Snickerdoodle Cookies and GF Pecan Oatmeal Cookies, plus our Pecan Gift Box that includes the following flavors: Toasted & Salted, Cinnamon Roasted, Praline, Seasoned & Natural Elliot Halves.
These are just a few of the many choices that you will find on PearsonFarm.com. Good luck deciding and Happy Valentine’s Day.
Posted on December 14, 2015.
If there is one thing that is synonyms with the holiday season it is pecans. Whether whole, toasted and spiced, stuffed in a pie or covered with chocolate, pecans always make an appearance this time of year.
Chocolate Covered Pecans
The good news is that with little saturated and no trans-fat, pecans themselves are considered to be heart healthy. They are also a good source of protein, potassium, thiamine, and are ranked among the top 20 foods for antioxidant capacity. While pecans have many health benefits and uses, many people get stuck in doing the same ol’, same ol’. This year, why not get creative with our pecans and discover new ways to bring the traditional holiday nut into your festivities. A quick search on Pinterest will quickly help get your creative juices flowing. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Cookie Bouquet - Instead of bringing a pie as your contribution to the holiday meal, Try a pecan cookie bouquet. Insert long lollipop sticks or a wooden skewer before baking. If the stick comes through a bit on the other side, patch it up with a little extra dough. When the cookies are done baking, display in a basket using a piece of green florist foam at the bottom to insert the sticks, fill the base of the basket with tinsel or decorative paper filler and voila!
- Use the Shells - Did you know that pecan shells are an economically friendly way to season on the grill? Add pecan shells to your briquette and allow them to burn. Place your food on the grill to cook over the pecan smoke. This acts as a natural seasoning as it adds the flavor and smell of pecans to meats.
- Homemade Granola- Homemade gifts made with love are the best gifts. Make some granola with blueberries and pecans, store in a decorative jar and give as gifts to unexpected holiday guests.
- Maple Crumbles - Try spreading holiday cheer with the latest and wildly popular pecan product, Maple Crumbles. These provide a different and exceptional flavor when added to oatmeal, salad or ice cream.
- Upgrade your stuffing- kick that stuffing recipe up a notch by adding pecans and cranberries or pecans and apples, experiment with different pecan-fruit combinations for a flavor that will surprise your guests.
The good news is there are a lot of things that you can do with pecans. Try mixing it up a little this season. For recipe or other ideas visit www.PearsonFarm.com