Date: October 22, 2009 |
South of Little Rock, groves of pecan trees juxtaposed against acres of rice, cotton and soybeans mark the beginning of the Arkansas Delta. Native to our region, pecans have been a Southern favorite for centuries—Thomas Jefferson even had a supply sent to him in Paris when he was missing the tastes of home. Ours won’t have to travel quite so far. With Thanksgiving coming up, they can go right in a pie.