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View Poll Results: What is your favourite kind of nut?
Almond 10 12.99%
Brazil nut 3 3.90%
Cashew 20 25.97%
Chestnut 1 1.30%
Hazelnut 5 6.49%
Macadamia nut 5 6.49%
Peanut (not technically a nut, but close enough!) 5 6.49%
Pecan 13 16.88%
Walnut 5 6.49%
Other (please share) 10 12.99%
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Old 11-10-2005, 05:54 AM   #1
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What's your favourite nut?

A poll to see what kinds of nuts (no, not our weird and wonderful relatives ) DC members list as their favourites.

Almond

Brazil nut

Cashew

Chestnut

Hazelnut

Macadamia nut

Peanut (not technically a nut, but close enough!)

Pecan

Walnut

Other

There are other nuts too, but you can only list ten options...Some others would be pine nuts, pistachios, and candle nuts

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Old 11-10-2005, 07:00 AM   #2
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I like walnuts because they are so versatile - good in puddings, good in cakes and GOOD to eat! The French walnuts are now in season and appearing in the shops here in the UK.
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Old 11-10-2005, 08:01 AM   #3
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I like cashew, but, my favorite is Pistachios.
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Old 11-10-2005, 08:04 AM   #4
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Oh, no... this is impossible, this is not a multiple choice!! How could I choose one over another!!? I am nuts about all sorts of nuts!! I love them all!!
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Old 11-10-2005, 08:19 AM   #5
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My favorite to just sit & eat is cashews, as far as other nuts, I like pecans, peanuts, & mcadamia.
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Old 11-10-2005, 08:49 AM   #6
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My favorite used to be cashews, until I had a job at the candy counter in a five and dime store. I tasted one each time I filled the scale for a customer, and got so sick of them I wouldn't eat them for years. I do enjoy them in salads, but don't eat them as a snack now. I like all of the ones mentioned, except I've never heard of a candle nut. Could you elaborate?
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Old 11-10-2005, 09:44 AM   #7
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I like all of the ones mentioned, except I've never heard of a candle nut. Could you elaborate?
I don't think I've ever had a candle nut, but I've heard about them and seen them on foodie sites...I think that they a nut that is toxic when raw but you can eat them if they are cooked/prepared, and are used to thicken some South Asian dishes.

Okay, I just went and googled...here is a link that explains them better

http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/candlenut.htm
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Old 11-10-2005, 09:50 AM   #8
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My favorite nut?

Robin Williams!
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Old 11-10-2005, 09:58 AM   #9
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There is no way I could pick a favorite. I like them all too much. It would be much easier to pick my least favorite which would probably be Walnuts. Don't get me wrong, I like walnuts, but if I had to give up one nut that is the one I would pick.
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i was gonna ask if an avacado is classified as a nut, but i know that jkath eats a lot of them, and she's a nut, so that's good enough for me!!

my favorited are eastern black walnuts. my neighbor has a tree, and every year he roasts a bunch for me. they are delicious.

btw, while researching avacados, i found this informative site. scroll to the bottom for info on nuts...

http://www.fruitarian.com/ag/Varieties_of_fruits.htm
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