According to the Mayo Clinic, nuts are heart healthy, contain good fats that lower cholesterol, are loaded with Omega-3s, and are a great source of fiber. Harvard Medical School says a handful of nuts every day may help one live longer. And let's face it-nuts are downright delicious!
This tasty little cookbook is filled with 50 tasty nut recipes, covering everything from nut butters and nut milks to sweet and savory dishes. Whether it's introducing nuts to a fresh salad or making homemade nut butters and nut milks, the 50 recipes in this beautifully photographed cookbook show off the many possibilities of nuts in the kitchen. The book focuses on the nine most commonly available nuts: almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, peanuts, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, and walnuts. Cruncy to creamy, savorty to sweet, recipes include:
Nut butters and nut milks (almond milk is easier than you think)
Macadamia Nut Banana Bread
Williamsburg Peanut Soup
Ambrosia Fruit Salad with Pistachios
Grilled Peanut Chicken Skewers
Chocolate Walnut Bark S'mores
Eating healthy never tasted so good!
Patrick Evans-Hylton is a trained chef and award-winning food journalist, covering food and foodways through print, radio, television, and online since 1995. He is executive editor of Virginia Wine Lover magazine and food and wine senior editor of Coastal Virginia Magazine.
"Every once in a while a recipe comes
along, like these easy Candied Pecans, that's full of sugar and spice
and everything nice and, as such, captures the hearts and fetishes of
our recipe testers and readers. Salty yet sweet, crisp yet tender, and
confoundingly impossible to stop at just one handful.