To toast pine nuts, soak the nuts in a quart of salt water. Heat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Discard the water, and roast the nuts in the oven for approximately 10 to 30 minutes. More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

Sliced or slivered almonds, pistachios or a combination of the two can provide a substitute for pine nuts. Asian pine nuts are typically less expensive than Italian "pinolis" but are known to have a bitter aftertaste and... More » Food Cooking Substitutions

Pine nuts grow inside cones and are the edible seeds of pine trees. There are approximately 20 species of pine trees in Asia, Europe and North America that produce pine nuts large enough to harvest as food. Pine trees ar... More »

To roast pine nuts in an oven, place them in a baking sheet at 350 F and roast for about 10 to 15 minutes, shaking them gently until they turn lightly golden. To roast pine nuts in a microwave, alternate roasting and coo... More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

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. More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

To roast pecans, toss the nuts with melted butter and spread on a pan or baking sheet. Add the desired seasonings and bake as directed by the recipe. Most recipes recommend roasting the pecans at 325 degrees Fahrenheit f... More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

Some good ways of toasting almonds are to toast them in an oven with or without oil. You can also toast them in a saucepan or with a microwave. More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains