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Pecan-Coffee-History-TexasWhile we mostly associate pecans with fall treats like pecan pie, pecan bars, and pecan-infused cocktails, there’s another culinary tradition that’s less talked about but as old as the Lone Star State itself: pecan coffee.When I think of coffee and pecans, I conjure up images of my maternal grandmother, Rosie Lee, letting me sip coffee the color of my brown face from the saucer of her teacup while we sat outside waiting for her 11 a.m. “stories” to come on. She drank coffee daily and made many beloved Southern confections filled with pecans. But there’s a more literal interpretation of pecan coffee that has roots in Indigenous American cultures.Pecans have been an integral part of the region since at least 6750 BCE, when many Indigenous…

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