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Black Walnuts - Unshelled

Blog: IICFA   -   Tuesday October 22, 2013   -   By GrannySue

I'll be reactivating the Candlewood Sutlery page shortly, but in the meantime - I have finally moved to the farm! As soon as the listing becomes available, I will be taking orders for black walnuts and hickory nuts, juniper berries and rose hips - all...

Pecan Pre-Harvest Checklist

Blog: What's Happening on the Farm | Royalty Pecan Farms   -   Wednesday September 12, 2012   -   By RoyaltyPecans

Pecan harvest season is just around the corner! Depending on the variety, most pecans should be ready to harvest in the next two to three months. Do you have pecan trees on your land? We've put together this simple outline to help you start planning for...

Royalty Pecan Farms in September

Blog: What's Happening on the Farm | Royalty Pecan Farms   -   Wednesday September 12, 2012   -   By RoyaltyPecans

At this time of year, the nuts are fully expanded but not completely filled yet. We’ll continue irrigation around the clock to help fill out the pecan kernels. During September, we concentrate on preparing everything for the upcoming pecan harvest. That means...

Honey Roasted Nuts

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Tuesday June 12, 2012   -   By Betty

Makes 3 cups 3 cups nuts 1/2 cup honey *  2 Tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Combine all ingredients; mix well. Roast in a hot oven about 400 degrees for 10 minutes  or until nuts are toasted,...


Baked Apples with Dried Fruit and Nuts

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Wednesday February 15, 2012   -   By Betty

Ingredients: 6 large baking apples, free of blemishes, cored 3 T raisins, chopped 3 T dried cranberries, unsweetened 2 T walnuts, toasted and chopped 2T almonds, toasted and chopped ½ C apple cider 3 T maple syrup 3 T butter, cut into 6 ½ T pieces ...

Spiced Maple Nuts

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Friday February 10, 2012   -   By Betty

Ingredients: 2 C Nuts 3 T Maple Syrup ¼ C sugar 1 t salt ¼ t each: cayenne pepper, black pepper, ginger, cinnamon Directions: Combine sugar, salt and spices in small bowl. Pour maple syrup into a large bowl. Toast nuts over med-high heat in large...


Recipes for you!

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday January 08, 2012   -   By Mary

What’s wild in your box? In your box today you’ll notice some delicious wild herbs.  Wintertime is not known for its tremendous variety, but at least the mainstays are easily welcome to the plate again and again.  Pine nuts are delicious wild...

Temecula Farmers Market Vendors vs Farmers

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Wednesday January 19, 2011   -   By Poly

A small farmers market, located in beautiful down town, old town Temecula. Sat. 8:00am - 12:30pm corner of 6th and front street. Below you will find a list of  farmers, Ancillary retail re-sellers and artisan vendors. If you would like more...

Daily Harvest

Blog: Hiamonee Farms   -   Wednesday September 22, 2010   -   By Clarke

We're picking up chestnuts by hand every day, sometimes more than once a day - have to stay a step ahead of those annoying squirrels. Then every evening we sort them out and put them under refrigeration.

Harvesting begins!

Blog: Hiamonee Farms   -   Tuesday September 14, 2010   -   By Clarke

The chestnuts are falling now, and we've started harvesting them.  It's off to refrigeration for these babies!  Refrigeration (with high humidity) increases the sugar content of chestnuts. By the time they're used, usually in November and December,...

2010 crop nears harvest

Blog: Hiamonee Farms   -   Wednesday September 08, 2010   -   By Clarke

September 8 - The chestnut trees are heavy-laden here in late summer. The limbs bend with the weight of the ripening chestnuts. Looks like another bumper crop! 

Plantain Leaves with Currants and Roasted Nuts

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday June 01, 2010   -   By Mary

Plantain Leaves with Currants and Roasted Nuts Recipe from Wild Food Foragers of America, Vol. 1 No. 4, August/September 2003. 1 pound plantain leaves 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup nuts (pine nuts, pecans or...

Mary's Kalamata Tapenade

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Wednesday March 10, 2010   -   By Cynthia

Savor this traditional Provencal dish:  Mary's Kalamata Tapenade.  Serve it on warm bread with White Bean and Kale Minestrone .  Recipe for tapenade here.    

Winter Is For The Birds! :: Home Made Suet Balls

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Monday January 25, 2010   -   By Karen

Feeding Feathered Friends in Winter - Fun - Easy - Economical! Ingredients: -1 pound lard or fat - 3/4 cup peanut butter -1/2 cup flour - 1/2 cup cornmeal - 1 cup sugar - approximately half a loaf of bread crumbs - 1-1/2 cups of...

Sweet Glazed Walnuts

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Friday September 25, 2009   -   By Cynthia

Learn how to make candied walnuts and handle a phone solicitor politely simultaneously.  These glazed nuts are perfect for: snacks nice appetizer served with cheese and olives put on your steel cut oats garnish salads Christmas or hostess...

squirrels interested

Blog: Hiamonee Farms   -   Tuesday September 01, 2009   -   By Clarke

Those pesky squirrels are already nosing around.  They must smell or otherwise sense the chestnuts as they're about to fall off the trees.  None have fallen yet, but many burrs are starting to split.  When the burrs rupture and the chestnuts...

Hot Topic! Almond pasteurization

Blog: Braga Organic Farms   -   Monday March 02, 2009   -   By Doug Braga

This is one of the hottest topics in organics in the past year or so.  I want to talk about almond pasteurization.  Organic almonds are only steam pasteurized, no chemicals are used in the process.  It involves shooting steam at the almonds...

Almond pollination

Blog: Braga Organic Farms   -   Thursday February 26, 2009   -   By Doug Braga

On another topic, the weather has been very strange.  We had a few days of rain and now it is the 60's.  Beautiful weather for the bees pollinating the almonds!  The almonds need bees to cross-pollinate the different varieties.  There are...

Organic pistachios in California

Blog: Braga Organic Farms   -   Tuesday February 03, 2009   -   By Doug Braga

Let me first begin by introducing myself.  My name is Doug Braga.  I manage the internet business for Braga Organic Farms.  We have 40 acres of  certified organic pistachios in central California.  Please take a look at our Local...

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