American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The edible seed of certain pines, such as the piñon.
- n. The edible seed of any of several species of evergreen pine, especially Pinus pinea, Pinus cembra and Pinus cembroides.
- n. edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America
- From pine + nut (Wiktionary)
“Interestingly, there is a long history of people in Siberia munching on pine nuts or taking a tablespoon of pine nut oil to suppress their hunger when food becomes scarce.”
“Introducing pine nut oil into your diet is easy enough—a tablespoon of pine nuts contains only about 60 calories and makes an easy snack on its own, or it can be mixed into yogurt, cottage cheese, or pasta.”
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Ingredients, variations, folklore, things (and people) to eat it with, etc.
What it says. Including the ones that aren't really nuts, like peanuts and almonds.
Although some of these are, technically, seeds or legumes or kernels, they're all nuts to me. ;P
Looking for tweets for pine nut.