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10 Things You Can Do With a Jar of Pesto

Every summer, I grow bushels of sweet and lemon basil. I love transforming the herbs into a fresh-tasting, bright green pasta sauce by combining them with garlic, Parmesan and pine nuts. But you ca…

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8 Incredible Health Benefits of Pine Nuts

There’s a nip in the air here in Delhi, announcing the Festival Season. All over the city, gift boxes are being busily packed. The most popular among these are boxes containing an assortment of walnut…

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Is “Pine Nut Mouth” Real?

For me, there are two very unpleasant shocking discoveries that I associate with pine nuts (the edible seeds of pines -- family Pinaceae, genus Pinus). The first would have to be shopping for pine nut…

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Nut Milk in a Minute

Almonds are members of the Rosaceae (Rose) Family and a relative of peaches, cherries and apples. They have anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, demulcent, emollient, and tonic properties. They help al…

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Sauteed Spinach with Pine Nuts & Golden Raisins

I think I could eat plain sauteed spinach every day of the week and be happy, but sometimes it's fun to dress it up a bit. This recipe from Eating Well puts a Catalan spin on spinach with pine nuts an…

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Butternut Squash Lasagna

I've made more frumpy vegetarian lasagnas than I'd care to admit—but they're just so easy and crowd-pleasing, if not a bit graceless. So with my gloppy lasagnas in mind, I began eyeing a beguiling but…

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