05 Jun '13, 6pm

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In the interest of friendly academic discussion, I'm going to take exception with the pecan pie map (slide 10). As the author of the book "Pecans: A Savor the South Cookbook," I have listened to endless debate over "PEE-can" vs. "pah-CAHN." I also have my own family history (many generations in Georgia) to back me up. In my experience, it isn't regional. It's town vs. country. If you are rural (or want to sound down-home), you say "PEE-can." If you're urban or want to sound more educated, you say "pah-CAHN." I've met people from upstate NY who say "PEE-can" and many, many people from Atlanta who say "pah-CAHN." I even met a woman from the Arkansas/Missouri border who said "peck-in," which is close to the original American Indian word. Really interesting to me: If you say the nut one way, you may say the pie differently. Something to do with the number of syllables, apparen...

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In the interest of friendly academic discussion, I'm going to take exception with the pecan pie map (slide 10). As the aut...

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