Stale nuts may still be eaten by toasting them to bring back a pleasing texture, color and flavor. It is not necessary to discard nuts that have gone stale.Continue Reading
To toast nuts, spread them on a baking sheet and place in an oven preheated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Toast the nuts for 10 minutes. A dry pan can also be used to toast the nuts on the stove top, a method that takes less than 10 minutes when using a medium-high heat.
Once the nuts have been toasted, use them right away or store them in an airtight container for future use. If storing nuts for a long time, it is advised to store them in the refrigerator in a tightly sealed container to slow the breakdown of the oils found in nuts. Preserving the oils helps prevent the nuts from going rancid.Learn more about Nuts & Grains
The ingredient list for typical store-bought candy corn includes sugar, corn syrup, honey, salt, confectioner's glaze, gelatin, dextrose, sesame oil, artificial flavor, titanium dioxide color and food colorings Blue 1, Red 3 and Yellow 5. Manufactured candy corn may also contain traces of milk, egg, peanuts, soy protein and tree nuts. Homemade candy corn is made by combining miniature marshmallows, powdered sugar, water and food coloring.Full Answer >
The original Chex party mix recipe calls for 3 cups each of corn, rice and wheat Chex cereal and a cup each of mixed nuts, bite-size pretzels and garlic flavor bite-size bagel chips. Also gather butter, Worcestershire sauce, seasoned salt, garlic powder and onion powder.Full Answer >
To toast pecans, coat the nuts in the desired seasoning and bake at 250 F for about an hour. Alternatively, bake the pecans at 375 F for 8 to 10 minutes.Full Answer >
Like all nuts and seeds, walnuts can be toasted on the stovetop, in the oven, or in the microwave. Oven-toasting works particularly well for larger batches of walnuts. Toasting in the microwave typically works best for smaller amounts of 1/2 cup or less, according to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.Full Answer >