How to prepare acorns to eat?


If you want to eat acorns, you will need to follow some steps to prepare them for consumption. First, you should boil the acorns. This will help remove the tannins, or tannic acids, from the acorns. Tannic acids can cause acorns to taste bitter. After you boil the acorns, you will need to dry them. You can dry them by drying them at room temperature, you can dry them in the oven, or you can dry them in the sun. Room temperature drying takes several weeks. Sun drying can take up to five days. Oven drying is fastest, taking less than a half-hour.
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Depending on the type of acorn you have, you may need to boil them first to remove the tannin. After the tannin is gone, you can then roast and eat them. You can find more information at
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