There is probably no pairing of nuts that gets more readily mistaken than pecans and walnuts. At a glance, they are roughly the same color, size, and texture and often serve a similar role as a crunchy add-on in salads, desserts, and snacks. Despite these similarities, there are some key differences appearance, taste/uses in cooking, and nutrition profile. Let’s break it down.
Hi! My name is Kristen Millican and I am so glad you have stopped by! Our family has been harvesting and selling pecans since 1888. I love sharing various pecan recipes, stories about life on our pecan farm, and so much more!