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  • Huskee
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    • May 2014
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      • Weber grill topper
      • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
      • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
      • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

      Beverages
      • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
      • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
      • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
      • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
      • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
      • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
      • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

      About me
      Real name: Aaron
      Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

      Occupation:
      • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

    POLL: How do you pronounce "pecan"?

    Are different pronunciations a regional thing?
    38
    Pee-CONN
    15.79%
    6
    Pee-CAN
    2.63%
    1
    PEE-can
    26.32%
    10
    PEE-kin
    2.63%
    1
    PEE-conn
    7.89%
    3
    p'CON or puh-CON
    44.74%
    17
    Last edited by Huskee; August 15, 2014, 08:07 PM.
  • IrondeQuer
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 264
    • Irondequoit, NY
    • Weber Performer * Cajun Bandit * 18.5 WSM * WSM Mini
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      Sierra Nevada Pale Ale * Shock Top Belgian White

    #2
    But I'm a Northerner, so does it really count?

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    • IrondeQuer
      IrondeQuer commented
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      Don't mess with my EYE-tal-yun beef!!

    • Huskee
      Huskee commented
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      Northerners say eye-TAL-yin

    • JPP
      JPP commented
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      There's no "all of the above" ...
  • David Parrish
    Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
    • May 2014
    • 5038
    • Charlotte, NC
      • Slow 'N Sear Kamado (SnSK)
      • Lots of grills that work with Slow 'N Sear
      • LOTS of digital thermometers (my fav)
      • LOTS of accessories
      • Favorite Beer - Fat Tire
      • Favorite Bourbon - Woodford Reserve
      • Favorite White Wine - Cakebread Chardonnay
      • Favorite Red Wine - Yes, Please
      • President/Owner - SnS Grills

    #3
    This is how it's done.



    Does the link work? It's giving me issues.

    BTW Huskee your poll has no correct option to select.

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    • David Parrish
      David Parrish commented
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      It's more of a Puh sound than a Pee sound though.

    • bocefuss
      bocefuss commented
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      Yep, that's the way to to say pecan.

    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Above three would be unnerstood, hereabouts...
  • bocefuss
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    • Jul 2014
    • 108
    • San Antonio, TX
    • Charbroil Red infrared gas grill, 3 burner
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      I have a wonderful assortment of temperature reading devices, like infrared, instant read, and stay in brands.... all are good and kept in calibration.

      I love beer guys... I can say I've tasted/sampled hundreds, maybe a thousand. I brew my own and love local Texas selections. Shiner has a wonderful selection of brews I like. There are many others in Texas worth putting to your lips. I drink what tastes good, no matter where it's brewed!

      I experiment with food on the grill/smoker and in the oven. I'm inspired with what I read. I love to show off with family & friends.

    #4
    Here in my part of Texas, it's Paw-CON.

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    • Huskee
      Pit Boss
      • May 2014
      • 15002
      • central MI, USA
      • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

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        • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
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        • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
        • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
        • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

        Thermometers
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        • Weber grill topper
        • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
        • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
        • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

        Beverages
        • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
        • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
        • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
        • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
        • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
        • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
        • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

        About me
        Real name: Aaron
        Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

        Occupation:
        • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

      #5
      There you go PB. ^^

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      • David Parrish
        David Parrish commented
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        Excellent.
    • charchamp
      Former Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 107
      • Phoenix AZ

      #6
      grow a lot of them here in Arizona and it is always pronounced Puh-Con.

      Comment

      • 5string
        Former Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 2
        • Rancho Murieta, CA

        #7
        A Pee Can is what you keep under the bed at night, or so I've been told

        Comment

        • richinlbrg
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 1876
          • Leesburg, VA. (Northern, VA)
          • We have two weber kettle grills (one LARGE and one small/average), the SnS and the Weber Smokey Mountain 18" smoker. We use both natural lump charcoal and KNB for smoking and measure our temps with a Maverick 733, thermopen and MK4. Favorite beer depends on what is cooking (alt answer is yes).

          #8
          Raised in NY - it is pee cann Live in VA - it is pee KAHN

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          • David Parrish
            Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
            • May 2014
            • 5038
            • Charlotte, NC
              • Slow 'N Sear Kamado (SnSK)
              • Lots of grills that work with Slow 'N Sear
              • LOTS of digital thermometers (my fav)
              • LOTS of accessories
              • Favorite Beer - Fat Tire
              • Favorite Bourbon - Woodford Reserve
              • Favorite White Wine - Cakebread Chardonnay
              • Favorite Red Wine - Yes, Please
              • President/Owner - SnS Grills

            #9
            Originally posted by richinlbrg View Post
            Raised in NY - it is pee cann Live in VA - it is pee KAHN

            <FACEPALM> My wife is from New York (I'm from AL) and she loves to annoy me by incorrectly pronouncing Pecan this way. In fact, that's why I have a clip of the video above... to prove to her how wrong she is

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            • Huskee
              Pit Boss
              • May 2014
              • 15002
              • central MI, USA
              • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

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                Smokers / Grills
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                • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
                • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
                • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
                • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
                • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
                • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
                • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

                Thermometers
                • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
                • (7) Maverick ET-732s
                • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
                • (1) Smoke by ThermoWorks
                • (1) Signals by ThermoWorks
                • Thermapen MkII, orange
                • ThermoPop, yellow
                • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
                • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
                • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
                • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

                Accessories
                • Instant Pot 6qt
                • Anova Bluetooth SV
                • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
                • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
                • BBQ Dragon
                • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
                • Weber grill topper
                • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
                • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
                • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

                Beverages
                • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
                • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
                • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
                • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
                • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
                • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
                • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

                About me
                Real name: Aaron
                Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

                Occupation:
                • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

              #10
              If I'm referring to the nut I say pee-CON, if I'm referring to the pie, I say puh-CON pie, not pee-CON pie. I don't know I don't even like them or the pie. I just find these things interesting.

              Comment

              • David Parrish
                Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
                • May 2014
                • 5038
                • Charlotte, NC
                  • Slow 'N Sear Kamado (SnSK)
                  • Lots of grills that work with Slow 'N Sear
                  • LOTS of digital thermometers (my fav)
                  • LOTS of accessories
                  • Favorite Beer - Fat Tire
                  • Favorite Bourbon - Woodford Reserve
                  • Favorite White Wine - Cakebread Chardonnay
                  • Favorite Red Wine - Yes, Please
                  • President/Owner - SnS Grills

                #11
                Originally posted by Aaron 'Huskee' Lyons View Post
                I don't know I don't even like them or the pie.
                One day you'll need to try some good ole fashioned Alabama Puh Kahn pie. It's one of my favorite holiday memories from childhood.

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                • David Parrish
                  David Parrish commented
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                  dprice that maple syrup variation on pecan pie sounds pretty dang good.

                • dprice
                  dprice commented
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                  I always liked pecan pie. The substitution of maple syrup made me love it (which is handy, given the dozen pecan trees in my yard!).

                • The Burn
                  The Burn commented
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                  Puh-CON pie is my favorite. I always get homemade pecan pie as my birthday cake. Had a girlfriend who used to make them for me with kahlua. Maple syrup sounds like a nice variation too.
              • _John_
                Former Member
                • Jul 2014
                • 2447

                #12
                Ran across this and remembered this survey, some other interesting pronunciations.

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                • Huskee
                  Pit Boss
                  • May 2014
                  • 15002
                  • central MI, USA
                  • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

                    Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

                    Smokers / Grills
                    • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
                    • PBC
                    • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
                    • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
                    • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
                    • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
                    • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
                    • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
                    • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
                    • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

                    Thermometers
                    • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
                    • (7) Maverick ET-732s
                    • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
                    • (1) Smoke by ThermoWorks
                    • (1) Signals by ThermoWorks
                    • Thermapen MkII, orange
                    • ThermoPop, yellow
                    • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
                    • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
                    • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
                    • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

                    Accessories
                    • Instant Pot 6qt
                    • Anova Bluetooth SV
                    • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
                    • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
                    • BBQ Dragon
                    • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
                    • Weber grill topper
                    • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
                    • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
                    • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

                    Beverages
                    • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
                    • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
                    • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
                    • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
                    • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
                    • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
                    • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

                    About me
                    Real name: Aaron
                    Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

                    Occupation:
                    • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

                  #13
                  Originally posted by John View Post
                  Ran across this and remembered this survey, some other interesting pronunciations.
                  Excellent! I took this about a year ago, or one just like it, and have been looking for it. Thanks John.

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                  • crvan
                    Founding Member
                    • Aug 2014
                    • 53
                    • Largo, Florida
                    • Rob Vantreese

                      Lang 48 Deluxe
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                      Old Char Broil with tempered glass front
                      Digital Thermometer Master Forge
                      Bayou Classic Deep Fryer
                      Fire Pit
                      Favorite Beer: Budweiser, Miller, Lite, Icehouse, Coors, Amstel, Samuel Adams, Guinness, Yuengling.... Aw hell my favorite beer is the one I have in my hand

                    #14
                    My Daddy was a Redneck my Mamma was a coonass daddy said Pee-Con and mamma said Pee-Can so I have been a bit confused all my life so it depends on which one of my parents I am mocking at the time.

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                    • JPP
                      JPP
                      Founding Member
                      • Jul 2014
                      • 232
                      • Massachusetts
                      • PBC
                        Weber Smokey Joe, no legs... kettle rusted at the attachment point
                        An expensive but cheap gas grill (too embarassed to admit brand)
                        Barely adequate probe type meat therm. (brookstone quality)
                        Maverick E-732

                        Guiness Draught (why drink coors lite at 110 calories? Guiness is 124!)

                      #15
                      I use them all depending on mood :-)

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