Good hullers for walnuts include the Lever Action Nutcracker and the Steel Nutcracker II. The American-made Master Cracker is also proficient in hulling walnuts and producing the most nutmeat for the least effort. More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts

Varieties of nuts include almonds, cashews, walnuts, macadamia nuts and pecans. Pecans are grown on a type of hickory tree, and they are native to the southern United States and Mexico. The husk of the nut starts out gre... More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts

Common nut varieties include cashews, pistachios, pecans, walnuts and almonds. The coconut is also a nut. Other common nuts are hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, and pine nuts or pignoli. More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts
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More than 30 commercially produced walnuts exist, and they are the oldest-known tree food. The nuts date back to 10,000 B.C. Walnuts are considered to have the medicinal properties of curing bad breath, reducing inflamma... More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts

Harvest walnuts by checking for ripeness, waiting for the walnuts to fall, gathering them, removing the hulls, rinsing the walnuts, weeding out those with damaged shells and drying them. This process takes up to two week... More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts

Some examples of tree nuts include walnuts, pecans, macadamia nuts and hazelnuts. These are botanical nuts, which means that they're fruits made of a seed enclosed in a hard shell. The shell needs to be cracked to releas... More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts

While all nuts contain some potassium, pistachios, peanuts, almonds, cashew, walnuts, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts and chestnuts contain the most, according to SFGate. Pistachios have the highest level of potassium. More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts