If you're craving almond flavor, it's in the pits
The hidden treasure in stone fruit.
Inside the pit of stone fruit is a soft kernel that tastes much like an almond. The kernels do contain a compound that can release cyanide in the body, but they are safe if roasted.
TEST KITCHEN: Crack open the stone in a stone fruit to find a kernel called noyaux.
There's a reason why almonds and stone fruits go so well together: They're related. ...
... This becomes quite clear once you crack open the pits of stone fruits -- you'll find a soft little kernel that looks, smells and tastes a lot like a tiny almond. ...
Full Story: If you're craving almond flavor, it's in the pits; By Danielle Centoni, the OregoLive.com
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You Are What You Eat: Inside America's Refrigerators
A very interesting food-related journey into refrigerators and freezers across the USA shows habits and trends that are common all over the world.
Photographer Mark Menjivar spent over three years traveling across the U.S. examining food issues and culture. During his travels, he asked people if he could photograph their refrigerators and thus put together his latest project, "You Are What You Eat."
Full Story: You Are What You Eat: Inside America's Refrigerators; By Sasha Pave, on DivineCaroline.com
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