Pine Nuts

Pine nuts are most commonly used to make traditional basil pesto, but they’ve got a whole slew of other uses. You can use pine nuts to add flavor to cookies, breads, and other baked dishes. They’re perfect for adding a nutty crunch to meat, fish and vegetable dishes and are ideal for sprinkling on top of salads. In parts of Spain and the U.S., pine nuts are actually used to make a flavorful, dark roast coffee. Pine nuts are the edible seeds of pine trees. They tend to be more expensive than other nuts because of the difficult harvesting process. The pine cones must be collected fr..

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