Almonds first grew in Asia, then moved to Europe with travelers on the Silk Road. Learn their history and how to use them in eight imaginative cooking and baking recipes.
Cashews—Learn the history of these tropical nuts and how to use them in sweet and savory cooking and baking.
Brazil nuts are unique in taste and texture, nutritious, and a bit mysterious. A tough nut to crack. Let's explore their origins and unique recipes.
The macadamia tree is beautiful and fragrant; the nut is sweet and rich. Learn the story of the macadamia nut and how to use it in sweet and savory dishes.
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.
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.
Some nuts are easy to shell but 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.
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.
Caraway seeds have a flavorful and interesting taste. They're a great addition to oatmeal, bread, sauerkraut, potato salad, cheese spreads, and other foods.
Learn everything you need to know about black walnuts—from harvesting to storing to cooking yummy treats.
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.
Here are four methods for toasting different nuts (cashews, almonds, walnuts, peanuts etc.). Toasting nuts before adding them to baked goods or other recipes makes a surprising difference in taste.