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15 Minute Stir Fry with Nut Butter

15 Minute Stir Fry with Nut Butter

Whether you're looking to impress dinner guests or just knock out a quick weekday meal, this stir fry is just what your table needs! Stir frying is a Chinese cooking technique in which ingredients are fried in a small amount of very hot oil while being stirred or tossed in a wok. The ingredients are common and found in most pantries- you might just have to add sesame oil and stir fry to your shopping list. It's definitely worth checking out the history of stir frying and the different techniques to elevate your cooking approach.  Tips & Tricks We used Peanut Butter and...

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Make Your Own Nut Butter

Make Your Own Nut Butter

Nut butter has grown in popularity over the past few years. They’re healthy, delicious, and… EASY TO MAKE!? Yeah, that’s right. We said it. Making your own nut butter at home is really simple! Store-bought butter can be convenient, sure, but we’re reaching for our homemade versions for a few reasons: You get to stay home! Cost-effective No added sugar, salt, or chemicals Use what you already have Create your own fun blends Choose how much/how little you want to make So fire up your food processor (or blender) and try out some of our favorite nut butter recipes! The...

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All About Cashews

All About Cashews

A Cashew Story History The cashew tree, native to the tropics of Brazil, is classified as a tropical evergreen tree. As a member of the Anacardiaceae family, the cashew’s closest relatives include the mango, poison ivy and sumac. The word cashew is derived from the Tupi word “acajou” which means “nut that produces itself”. This is most likely in reference to the fact that the cashew shaped fruit dangles below the fleshy, squash-shaped stem of the fruit (called the cashew apple). We think it looks like something Dr. Seuss would have illustrated! In the late 1500s, Portuguese colonists brought the cashew tree from...

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