Roast nuts in the shells by allowing the raw nuts to dry out for a few days before rinsing the shells and roasting them on a baking pan in an oven. Specific times and methods vary depending on the type of nut you want to... 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

Raw peanuts can be oven-roasted, microwave-roasted or oil-roasted. Peanuts prepared in the oven can be shelled or left in the shell. However, peanuts need to be shelled when using other cooking methods. More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

To cook chestnuts in the microwave, first halve them, and then cook them in 60-second intervals until the nuts easily separate from their shells. Although the flavor is different than chestnuts roasted in an oven or over... More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

To roast walnuts in their shells, place the walnuts on a baking sheet, and cook them in the oven at 170 F. After cooling the walnuts, store them in the refrigerator, and use a nutcracker to remove the walnuts from the sh... More »

Small amounts of sunflower seeds (or other seeds and nuts) can easily be roasted in the microwave, according to UNL Food. The process takes five minutes or less and requires a small amount of oil or butter, the seeds and... More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

Toast pistachios in an oven that is preheated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spread the pistachios on a cookie sheet in a single, even layer. Toast them for no more than eight minutes. More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains