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POLL: How do you pronounce "pecan"?

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  • Mr. Bones
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    Above three would be unnerstood, hereabouts...

  • JPP
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    I use them all depending on mood :-)

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  • JPP
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    There's no "all of the above" ...

  • crvan
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    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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  • Huskee
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    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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  • _John_
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    Ran across this and remembered this survey, some other interesting pronunciations.

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  • Huskee
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    Northerners say eye-TAL-yin

  • The Burn
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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.

  • dprice
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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!).

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

  • dprice
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    Three best pies ever, IMO:

    Emeril's Banana Cream Pie (google it, and if you ever eat at Emeril's, order it!)

    Cooks' Illustrated Pecan Pie, maple syrup variation (maple syrup instead of Karo takes it to another plane of existence)

    My grandmother's sweet potato pie (sorry, not on the internet!)

    These are the pies that inspired me to learn to make my own pie crusts. Over the holidays, I try (or try to get my wife) to make all three, and I have to say, I tend to lose interest in the entrees!

  • David Parrish
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    All three of those pies would be tri-fecta nirvana squared.

  • Huskee
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    Hard to beat coconut cream pie or chocolate peanut butter pie.

  • David Parrish
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    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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  • Huskee
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    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.

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