Asbury Pecan and Honey Harvest

Asbury Pecan and Honey Harvest

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church is celebrating the South Georgia harvest this weekend with a big celebration. Pecan and honey will be for sale, as well as a variety of snacks and treats involving those ingredients.

The honey is hyper-local for the church. The original queen bee of the hive where this honey comes from was found at the church.

Asbury Memorial's Pecan & Honey Harvest will also include a number of live local performances. It lasts from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Madison Square in Savannah.

Bill Jahn and Heidi Hoffman, Harvest Chair and Co-chair, showed us how to make spiced pecans.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp. melted butter
  • 4 tbsp. honey
  • Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound pecans

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375.
  2. Combine the butter, honey, sugar, thyme, salt and cayenne pepper in a mixing bowl and stir.
  3. Add pecans
  4. Stir again
  5. Spread pecans onto a baking sheet
  6. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes, flipping halfway through. If you use fresh, South Georgia pecans, you might need to bake these a little longer.

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