The Best Nuts Of 2011 (So Far)


1. peanut*

2. almond

3. cashew



1. cashew

2. almond

3. pistachio



1. brazil nut

2. cashew

3. peanut


Snob Appeal

1. pistachio

2. almond

3. hazelnut


In Dessert

1. pistachio

2. macadamia

3. pecan


Honorable mention

Pine nut for versatility

Walnut for perseverence


Please note that pumpkin seeds are not nuts. They are seeds.

*Also, the judges are aware that peanuts are technically a legume, but the word does contain “nuts”

What’s the reader’s choice? Leave your vote in the comments!

— Claire

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