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  • It was a staple food of the Native Americans in what is now California. Very complex procedure to leach the acid out of them. I've never tried foods made with acorns, but when I was a kid I did try to eat one now and then. Didn't taste like much to me, but then maybe the acid burned away part of my brain...?

    ... Come to think of it, that would explain a lot.

    July 30, 2009

  • Wow. I wasn't even aware of acorns or derivatives being eaten by humans.

    July 30, 2009

  • Made with acorn flour.

    April 18, 2009