Some nuts are easy to shell but others, like walnuts, can be awkward. The edible part of the nut often shatters along with the shell. Here are some cracking ideas to solve the problem.
Caraway seeds have a flavorful and interesting taste. They're a great addition to oatmeal, bread, sauerkraut, potato salad, cheese spreads, and other foods.
Seeds have emerged as a popular health food in recent years—with Chia seeds and flax seeds being favorites. But, which of these two are better for you? Read on to know more about this.
Almond butter and sunflower seed butter (also called sun butter) are both considered healthy substitutes for peanut butter. But they are not quite the same nutritionally. Let's take a look at how they compare.
You might be able to find preserved fresh walnuts in some Armenian, Greek, or Middle Eastern markets, but it's also not terribly hard to make them at home. Here are step-by-step instructions.
Did you know that you can make flour from the seeds of the prickly pear cactus? Not only does flour from prickly pear cactus seed have excellent qualities for baking and general cooking, but the flour is gluten-free, and contains many micronutrients, making it desirable.
This article provides a few stellar almond recipes that are perfect for the holidays, as well as information about how to grow almond trees.
A healthier recipe for candied walnuts or pecans, toasted with unrefined coconut sugar and coconut oil. Delicious flavor, crunch, protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids for salads or snacks.
Roasted pumpkin seeds are a fall favorite, and as well as being delicious, they are easy to make. A few ingredients and your favorite squash seeds are all you need for this autumn treat.
Peanut butter: the soul of PBJ sandwiches, and so much more. Let me tell you how it began, and how to use it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert.
I love the street food in the Philippines, and I love promoting them. Here's a snack that most Filipinos love: roasted peanuts.
The pumpkins are ready to harvest again, but before you throw those seeds away, why not roast them? Pumpkin seeds are nutritious and high in protein, minerals, and phytochemicals. Plus, they are so easy to roast.
The cocoa-hazelnut confection known as Nutella is world-famous today, but it came from very humble beginnings. Learn the history, and how to use it and hazelnuts in your cooking and baking.