Stale nuts may still be eaten by toasting them to bring back a pleasing texture, color and flavor. It is not necessary to discard nuts that have gone stale.Know More
To toast nuts, spread them on a baking sheet and place in an oven preheated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Toast the nuts for 10 minutes. A dry pan can also be used to toast the nuts on the stove top, a method that takes less than 10 minutes when using a medium-high heat.
Once the nuts have been toasted, use them right away or store them in an airtight container for future use. If storing nuts for a long time, it is advised to store them in the refrigerator in a tightly sealed container to slow the breakdown of the oils found in nuts. Preserving the oils helps prevent the nuts from going rancid.Learn more about Nuts & Grains
Fenugreek seeds can be eaten whole, sprouted or powdered, or as a sauce or as a paste. The strongly flavored seeds are used to add flavor to savory dishes in Middle-Eastern, Indian, Mediterranean and Asian cuisine. The seeds have a tangy, bitter, burnt-sugar flavor.Full Answer >
Generally, pecans are ripe enough to harvest between October and January in the southern half of the United States. However, the exact month depends on the state and the climate.Full Answer >
Toasting sesame seeds takes only 15 minutes in a preheated oven and make for a great high-protein snack. Toasting seeds takes only a baking sheet and no additional supplies or ingredients.Full Answer >
It is possible to roast hazelnuts still in the shell. Roasting hazelnuts while still in the shell makes it easier to remove the nuts from their shells and add a depth of flavor to the nut. Hazelnuts can be eaten raw, chopped to make a pastry coating or ground into a paste to make hazelnut butter.Full Answer >