In junior high school gym class, the eighth grade bullies asked that innocent question just before they kneed the seventh graders in the groin. I still cringe when I hear the phrase. But at Canino's produce market on Airline, it's a pretty attractive offer.
I've been out gathering a few native pecans this year, and the ones I've picked up have been nicely formed and long on flavor--they just aren't very big.
Sitting around cracking pecans and watching football is a perfectly pleasant pastime. But at 30¢ a pound, I don't mind having somebody else crack my nuts for me. The automatic nut-cracking machines are out in front of the cash registers, and they are fun to watch. There's a little fisheye mirror mounted on top so you can look inside the machine and watch it send your pecans down the conveyor line to meet the nutcracker.
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If you haven't been out gathering natives, Canino's will sell you the nuts too.