We have a big pecan tree in our garden. When we built our house it was important to us to be able to keep the tree.
I love the yellow leaves towards the end of December. This year on Christmas we had a bit of "golden snow" falling- if I can't have the real stuff at least I get some nice replacement...
I haven't seen my parents, my grandmother, my sisters and their families for over a year now. For my kids it's even more than one and a half year. That's a loooong time for us. Hopefully we will be able to fly in summer to Switzerland.
Anyway- back to the pecan tree: There are still nuts on the tree but over the weekend my husband and two of the kids cracked a whole lot of the already fallen nuts and we got some 3.5 kilos of them in the freezer.
I grounded some of the nuts- they are ready for baking cookies and cakes.
We also add the nuts to bread or eat them as snacks.
We love them also roasted- with a pinch of salt.
Have a wonderful, healthy 2021!