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The Nut Gourmet

Persimmon Cranberry Relish

Perk up your holiday meal with a dazzling relish that tastes as good it looks. Quick to assemble and easily prepared a day or two ahead, this little meal accompaniment adds that a touch of pleasing sweetness to a savory meal. The art of balancing...

Bannocks

Company's coming for brunch and you need just the right dish to delight the senses. This Scottish flat bread sweetened with brown sugar is perfect and makes an ideal breakfast or brunch any season of the year. Serve it with your favorite jam, apple...

Chayote Cashew Bisque

Feather light and almost ethereal in nature, this delightful bisque brings an unexpected surprise with the very first spoonful. The delicate sweetness of the chayote combined with apples and cashews presents an almost floral impression to the taste...

Nutty Chocolate Frozen Bananas

How do you send chocoholics into ecstasy? Give 'em chocolate, of course. And a frozen banana is the perfect vehicle for the chocolate. For an after-dinner course that's eating fun for everyone, make this a do-it-yourself dipping-and-rolling dessert...

Sugar Plum Spiced Nuts

An ideal gift for special friends at holiday time or simply an extra-special treat to serve on a dessert table, these nutty delights can be made well in advance of the holiday rush. They’re good keepers if you store them in airtight containers.

Artichoke Party Dip

Impress your party guests with a succulent, flavorful hot dip that combines artichoke hearts, creamy tofu sauce, and crunchy pistachios. Prepare a platter of raw vegetables, serve a basket of assorted whole grain breads, and enjoy the dipping...

Sesame Nut Patties

The trio of cashews, pistachios, and walnuts in this recipe offers triple benefits to all—delicious dining, easy preparation, and a natural health remedy. Numerous studies conducted over the last 25 years have confirmed the ability of nuts to...

Apple Date-Nut Pie

Because apples are in abundance all year long, this dessert can be enjoyed at any time. However, it’s especially appreciated during the holidays when you want a dessert that’s truly memorable. A holiday feast can never be quite complete without a...

Macadamia Nuts on Trial

Macadamia nuts are frequently treated as outcasts, shunned because they’re charged with being TOO HIGH IN FAT. Even the FDA refused to include them on the list of nuts they considered acceptable for health claims. Do macadamias need to prove their...

Yin Yang Nutty Adventure!

With the addition of nuts in your daily diet, you'll benefit from a great nutrition boost. Here's a tasty appetizer that combines two spreads in one with a unique presentation. You can even prepare and present the spreads separately, if desired, and...