Your New Go-To: How to Make Homemade Nut Milk

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Nut milk is a fantastic alternative to cow's milk for any number of reasons. Whether you're vegan, lactose intolerant or you've simply don't like the taste of dairy milk, all kinds of nuts and seeds make a tasty, creamy beverage for cooking,…

The Better Butter: 17 Unexpected Ways to Cook Using Peanut Butter

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PB&J is America's lunchbox staple but there are also tons of tasty recipes with peanut butter. Because November 4 is the anniversary of the first patent for this magical substance, we hereby declare that this is National Peanut Butter…

Nuts About Truth: 14 Reasons Why Cashews Always Win

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We knew a little something about the health benefits of cashews but we had no idea that there was a day dedicated to them. If we could devote a day to any nut it would be for cashew nuts. Eating cashews makes us happy, and for good reason.…

8 Facts You Need to Know About Activated Nuts

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Unless you live under a rock, you already know that nuts are super healthy. They have tons of important vitamins as well as healthy fat and protein, so most dietitians recommend eating a small amount every day. Unfortunately, many people experience…
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5 Myths About Nuts that Need Cracking

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April 14 is National Pecan Day. The word 'pecan' comes from an Algonquin word meaning “a nut that requires a stone to break.” Native Americans were eating pecans at least as far back as the 16th Century. Presidents Washington and Jefferson…
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8 Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do with Pecans

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What is more delicious in a pie, more wonderful in a cookie or great as a stand-alone treat? Pecans, of course! Pecan trees grow most everywhere in North America in a variety of sizes, with trees ranging up to 20 feet tall. If you’re lucky…
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National Empanada Day: Sweet Potato Empanadas with Pecans

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Editor’s Note: April 8 is National Empanada Day and Mamiverse is celebrating with a sweet empanada that is sure to put you in a festive mood.   This South Texas weather has got me craving sweet earthy flavors y’all! Temperatures…
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Pistachio Gelato Recipe

When it comes to pistachios I refuse to take shortcuts. I will happily sit at the kitchen table and shell pounds and pounds of pistachios by hand. I’ll shell so many nuts that by the end my thumbs are stinging because…